Canarias - ESF

Programme description

The OP "Comunidad Autónoma de las Islas Canarias" has a total volume of €191 million, of which €162 million from the EU budget.

The programme will contributes to the reduction of difficulties in accessing to the labour market for disadvantaged groups (especially for long-term unemployed) through programs as "the second opportunity" that allow a change in career path or through personalized pathways of insertion. Measures aim to increase the active population and reducing unemployment, especially for the most disadvantaged groups such as women increasing their employability through the promotion of a better work-life balance.

The OP promotes social inclusion and reduction of the risk of poverty through integrated pathways and hiring incentives for Social Economy enterprises. It will also contribute to the reduction of early school leaving through actions in the field of vocational training and by adapting the training offers to the needs of the labour market.

Expected impact

  • Labour counselling and the work of employment mentors will allow 12,800 participants to be employed thanks to tailored-made integrated pathways.
  • Innovation Promoters that will be trained as to promote Innovation in 5,200 companies.
  • Hiring incentives for social economy enterprises will results in 490 recruitments.
  • Through the Mobility programme, 860 participants will find employment overseas after following respective training (motivational, ICT and languages).
  • 13,900 participants will find jobs thanks to start-up and self-employment grants.
  • 1,100 participants from disadvantaged groups will get access to employment by following integrated pathways.
  • 450 young unemployed participants that were under public guardianship will follow integrated pathways to become employed.




ESF: 191,286,213.00 €

Thematic priorities

TA - Technical Assistance

TO10 - Education and training

TO8 - Employment and labour market

TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 225,042,606.00 €

Total EU contribution: 191,286,213.00 €

Managing Authority

Ministry of Employment and Social Security - Unidad Administradora del Fondo Social Europeo (UAFSE)

C/Pío Baroja, 6

E-28009 MADRID

+34 -91 / 363 - 18 00

Head of unit

CCI number: 2014ES05SFOP014