14 December 2012

Progress funding programme

PARES (PARtnerships between Employment Services) - EU Flagship Agenda 'New Skills and Jobs' - Europe 2020 
Deadline: 1st March 2013

PARES seeks to bring together all employment services with a view to improving their co-operation and further defining the fields in which they can deliver complementary services. 

Main objective: to encourage new forms of collaboration between employment services at national and EU level for the delivery of complementary services with a high standard of quality and efficiency. 
The call shall also help to promote a culture of partnership working by breaking traditional barriers and pre-conceptions regarding the different roles of employment services. 

 In line with this general objective, the present call for proposals will support projects which involve at least two different types of partners from public, private or third sector employment services, also being eligible education and training providers, NGOs, welfare institutions, etc. to work together by relying on the specific strengths and expertise of each employment service. 

 Projects are strongly encouraged to target the 'green economy'. 

 Duration of each project is maximum 18 months.