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1 October 2014 to 3 October 2014
in (Trinidad and Tobago)
Organised byIOM in close cooperation with its partner, FIIAPP

In response to the *interest expressed by Trinidad and Tobago *to participate
in the Pilot Projects on Migration and Employment, a *workshop was organised
*for *public national administrations *that presented the main topics covered
since the beginning of the project in Component 2, focusing on *Institutional
Strengthening and Migration and Employment Policies*.

This activity took place *from 1 to 3 October 2014 *and was coordinated by
FIIAPP with the support of the* Ministry of National Security of Trinidad and
*This workshop included the participation of:
*Officials working for the following institutions of Trinidad and Tobago:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour and Small
Micro-Enterprise Development, Ministry of National Security, and Ministry of
Planning and Sustainable Development.

**The workshop was developed by FIIAPP team together with the experts and the
delegates of the participating institutions through:

* *Presentations:* to introduce the different theoretical components through
sessions held by international experts, international organisms and
delegates of the Public Administrations.
* *Activities and practical exercises: *to analyse and incorporate in a
dynamic way the presented questions made to the participants. The
exercises will be made in groups.

*Workshop aimed *to present and discuss on:
* the contents, links and procedures (know-how) to facilitate the
*employment-related policies, priorities and interests which are
incorporated into migration policies*,
* the *capitalization of knowledge and skills *as a *tool *with *enormous
potential for employment *in the current context of migration in the

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]


From16 October 2012
Organised byEuropeAid - DEVCO B3

In 2012 European Development Days, several seminars were organised in the
areas of Employment, social cohesion, social protection and Youth.

18 November 2013 to 19 November 2013
in (Belgium)
Organised byDEVCO B3 Employment, Social Inclusion, Migration

This high-level meeting will be a key occasion to discuss with the main
international development partners on the role of employment for development,
and within the post-2015 agenda. The event constitutes the final conference
of the EC-ILO joint project "Monitoring and assessing progress on decent
work". The objective of the project is to develop a global methodology to
promote better self-monitoring of decent work outcomes in developing and
transition countries world-wide. It has been implemented in several pilot
countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Ukraine, Peru,
Brazil, Niger and Zambia. The event will serve to discuss the project
experience and challenges ahead to support partner countries in meeting the
employment challenge. For further information see draft concept note,
provisional agenda, project website
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From16 October 2012
Organised byEuropeAid - DEVCO B3

In 2012 European Development Days, several seminars were organised in the
areas of Employment, social cohesion, social protection and Youth.

From2 April 2014
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byDSW and DEVCO B3

Interactive session about lessons learnt from the "Fit for Life" EU funded
project which supports efforts to ensure decent work, social protection and
inclusion for all members of society in East Africa , while addressing
critical issues such as gender equality and sexual and reproductive health
and rights (SRHR) and why such integrated approaches are key to sustainable

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*”.

21 May 2012 to 23 May 2012
in Amman (Jordan)
Organised byEuropeAid Unit D3

The "Employment, Social Inclusion and Migration" Unit in EuropeAid (DEVCO D3) has organised a knowledge-sharing Regional Seminar on Employment and Skills Development with a focus on Youth in Amman on 21-23 May 2012.

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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