SOCIEUX in Action – This is a quarterly newsletter of SOCIEUX (Social Protection EU Expertise in Development Cooperation) to inform the readers about the progress of the programme, new initiatives, development of actions and social protection news, as well as other news of specific interest.
SOCIEUX in Action is a quarterly newsletter of SOCIEUX (Social Protection EU Expertise in Development Cooperation) to inform the readers about the progress of the programme, new initiatives, development of actions and social protection news other news of specific interest. Current Issue 2 covers the period November 2014 to February 2015.
Trainings and Vocational Educataion Trainings (TVET) refer to the acquisition of knowledge and skills for the world of work to increase opportunities fro productive work, sustainable livelihoods, personal empowerment and socio-economic development for both women and men, in both urban and rural communities.
Vocational Education and Training can contribute to reducing un employment and can support economic development. Nevertheless, it should become a more attractive and high-quality option, so that it provides young people with the right skills to find a suitable and decent job, and adults with an opportunity to update skills throughout their working life.
Investment in education and training for skills development is essential to boost growth and competitivness: skills determine Europe's capacity to increase productivity. In the long-term, skills can trigger innovation and growth.
Thematic Evaluation of the European Commission support to Conflict Prevention and Peace Building - Preliminary study: scoping and mapping - Temporal scope, which will cover the period 2001-2008. Geographical scope, which will cover third countries with the exception of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries and those covered by DG Enlargement. Ref. 1266.
Evaluation of the Commission's support to Nicaragua - The temporal scope of the evaluation is the EC’s cooperation with Nicaragua from 1998 to 2008. It also covers implementation of thematic budget lines that benefited Nicaragua during the period. Ref. 1271.