PARES – Partnership between Employment Services Part of the EU's Agenda for new skills and jobs, PARES will encourage EU-level dialogue to: improve cooperation between the different employment services (public, private and non-profit) in EU member countries define fields where they can deliver complementary services. Why do we need this partnership? To make publicly-funded employment services more efficient, whether delivered by public or private employment agencies To improve the quality of services provided – through well-structured partnerships between private and public providers. What does PARES consist of? PARES strategic dialogue – forum where employment services can share and develop good practice in cooperation and complementary service provision. It took form of stakeholder conferences on 28-29 September 2011, 2-3 October 2012 and 24-25 October 2013, and dialogue events on: Effective E-Services (17 March 2015) Delivering a coordinated service offer (20 May 2014) Evaluation of partnerships (14 May 2013) Drafting a Memorandum of Understanding on a national level (26 April 2013) Fields and forms of cooperation (13 March 2012) Working in partnership at the local and regional Level (29 March 2012) PARES call for proposals – for projects by employment services that showcase the mixed provision of employment services for vulnerable groups. PES Practices database including organisational practices, tools and active labour market policies related to service delivery for jobseekers and employers.