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From29 October 2014
in (Guatemala)
Organised byIOM in close cooperation with its partner, FIIAPP

Last 29 October a workshop presenting the *Guatemala Pilot Project* [1], its
*achievements and following steps*, was held in the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, in Guatemala City.
Civil servants from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of
Employment and Social Welfare, as well as experts involved in the Pilot
Project implementation, and civil society representatives, participated.
The objective of the workshop was to present the results of the Pilot
- *Product Nb. 1*: Elaboration of *diagnosis and design of operative
structure* of the departments in main national institutions that work in
Migration and Employment areas (MINEX and MINTRAB).
- *Product Nb. 2*: Development of *protocols of performance in matters of
labour migration* between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of
Employment and Social Welfare.
- *Product Nb. 3*: Development of *computer systems* to support
administration, putting into operation and linking Migration and Employment.
This activity was organised within the framework of the *Pilot Project
designed and implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINEX) and the
Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare (MINTRAB) of Guatemala* [2]and
coordinated by FIIAPP.

*Read more.* [3]


15 June 2015 to 26 June 2015
in (Germany)

From 15 to 26 June 2015, you will have the chance to participate in UNESCO´s
next virtual conference on “Delivering TVET through Quality
Apprenticeships". This online conference will be moderated by Alessandra
Molz, an international consultant and researcher on skills development and
the labour market.

16 September 2014 to 17 September 2014
Organised byIOM in close cooperation with its partner, FIIAPP

The *Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare* and the *National
Institute for Employment and Professional Training* of Uruguay organised on
16th and 17th September 2014 the first *workshop on Labour Orientation for
This activity was held within the framework of the *Pilot Project on
Migration and Employment designed and implemented by the Ministry of
Employment and Social Welfare of Uruguay [1]*, and coordinated by FIIAPP. 
The objective was to *offer a labour orientation to the Uruguayan
In this sense, the workshop focused on the *current labour market in
Uruguay* and *midterm perspectives*, as well as provided *information on
social and labour regulations* approved in the last ten years and on
the *rights *generated for the persons. 
Furthermore, in the framework of the called *Itinerary for Returnees and
Migrants* that aims to provide orientation, training and labour mediation to
such group of persons, with a view to increase their labour insertion
possibilities, the participants were suggested to *finalise formal
studies* in different levels and formats that gives the public
education, *get *knowledge*accredited *through mechanisms such as the one
of the University of Employment of Uruguay, and *realise training
courses* offered by the National Institute for Employment and Professional

*Read more. * [2]


From15 July 2015
in Bonn 53113 (Germany)

The United Nations General Assembly has decided to celebrate the first World
Youth Skills Day (WYSD) on 15 July 2015to raise awareness on the importance
of investing in youth skills development. WYSD celebrations coincide with an
important year of setting the agenda for the future: a new climate agreement,
and the adoption of the Sustainable Development goals are just around the
corner. That is why this year’s theme is “*Youth skills for work and life
in the post-2015 agenda*”.

28 September 2015 to 3 October 2015
in (Germany)
Organised byUNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

This Virtual Conference aims to act as a forum to collect insights from TVET
experts which can act as input as UNESCO prepares its new TVET Strategy. The
goal of the conference is to stimulate debate and knowledge sharing between
participants on questions such as:

- What should be the guiding principles of the new UNESCO TVET Strategy?

- What are the emerging issues and trends in TVET to which a future UNESCO
Strategy for TVET should respond?

- What important elements should a future TVET strategy contain?

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