May 22nd 2015
A Trans-national Partnership Agreement was signed May 22nd 2015 for an inclusive labour market for youth by the Novapolis Association – Center for Analysis and Development Initiatives, The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly in Romania – Social Dialogue Department, and Young Administrators of Madonia Association, Italy.
The Trans-national Partnership Agreement was signed within the “Pro Juvenes– trans-national partnership for an inclusive labour market for youth” project, co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Sectoral Operational Programme Human Resources Development 2007-2013, Investing in people!
The project is implemented by The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly – Social Dialogue Department in partnership with: “AUR” – National Association of Human Resources Specialists – Partner 1, Novapolis Association – Center for Analysis and Development Initiatives – Partner 2, National Trade Union Confederation Meridian – Partner 3, and the General Confederation of Romanian Industrial Employers – Partner 4, for a period of 12 months, at a national level, having a total eligible value of 10,988,390 lei, 75% of which is represented by the grant awarded by the European Social Fund.
The general objective of the project is to strengthen policies and practices related to employment and network development at a European level, as well as to strengthen the actors’ within the labour market capacity (trade unions and employers’ organizations, public authorities, NGOs) to be actively involved in promoting employment and social inclusion for youths by implementing policies that aim at their employment – the volunteering law, the internship law, the apprenticeship law etc.
Young Administrators of Madonia Association, Italy aims to plan and develop a joint program of youth policy initiatives aggregation, prevention, training and information. The organization is a result of the memorandum of understanding „of Rete Città Madone Amministratori Giovani” (Youth Network Administrators city Madona), signed by 50 young directors in the area and approved in September 2011.
The Association encourages youth participation in local community life and work as an intermediary between municipal and supra-municipal bodies (regional). Particular attention is paid to the promotion of social activities and initiatives to combat youth unemployment. The role of the Association is to be a stable network that decide in an organic and permanent manner about programming, development and implementation of lasting actions, integrated and disseminated in the territory to ensure appropriate and effective responses to the needs of a territorial nature, through direct participation to develop and implement appropriate policies to enable youth development processes in large-scale and sustainable territory.