EU Support to Inclusive Labour Markets in the Republic of Moldova

Project Description
The project will contribute to the process of reforming the public administration system in order to improve economic growth and reduce poverty. The project will strengthen the governance capacity of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection( MoLSP), of the National Employment Agency (NEA) and of the State Labour Inspectorate (SLI) in order to
to improve access to more and better employment opportunities in Moldova. The main outputs of the project will be focused on developing of the most important outcomes as:

1. for MoLSP and NEA:
- a performance (result-based) management system established;
- a comprehensive capacity building programme for MoLSP and NEA staff is designed and rolled out;
- outreach to inactive people and effectiveness of active labour market policies (programmes and services), including their performance monitoring, is enhanced;
- quality criteria for non-formal training providers developed, including from a gender-responsive perspective;
- individualised service delivery is consolidated, and employment offices are modernised;

2. for MoLSP and SLI:
- labour inspection implements strategic planning and applies new inspection methods;
- a comprehensive capacity building programme for SLI staff is designed and rolled out;
- modernisation of SLI procedures and information system is supported;
- a culture of labour law compliance and OSH is promoted through active collaboration with social partners;
- material support is provided for the SLI to carry out its mandate efficiently.
Specific Objective
Thee overall objective of this project is to improve access to more and better employment opportunities in Moldova, with two specific outcomes, as follows:
1. improved performance of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and the National Employment Agency to prevent and address labour market exclusion;
2. enhanced performance of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and the State Labour Inspectorate to improve working conditions and protect worker rights.
Expected Results
The firts outcome of the project is expected to achieve the following results:
1.1 a performance (result-based) management system established;
1.2 a comprehensive capacity building programme for MoLSP and NEA staff is designed and rolled out
1.3 outreach to inactive people and effectiveness of active labour market policies (programs and services), including their
performance monitoring, is enhanced;
1.4 quality criteria for non-formal training providers developed, including from a gender-responsive perspective;
1.5 individualised service delivery is consolidated, and employment offices are modernised.

The second outcome of the project is expected to achieve the following results:
2.1 labour inspection implements strategic planning and applies new inspection methods;
2.2 a comprehensive capacity building programme for SLI staff is designed and rolled out;
2.3 modernisation of SLI procedures and information system is supported;
2.4 a culture of labour law compliance and OSH is promoted through active collaboration with social partners;
2.5 material support is provided for the SLI to carry out its mandate efficiently.
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PROJECT DETAILS
Moldova
Priority Area:
Partnership that empowers
Subsector:
Public Administration Reform
Topic:
Good government, Skills, Research and Innovation
Project Status:
Ongoing
Start Date:
01.11.2023
End Date:
31.10.2025
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EU Project Number:
447-358

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