Donor: European Union
Activity: The existing social welfare and education system in Montenegro is in the process of intensive reforms and decisive endeavours are needed to restructure in accordance with best EU practices and in the best interest of the beneficiaries. One of the areas which require special attention is the education of excluded children. Direct beneficiaries are the MoES, the Bureau for Educational Services, Examination Centre. Indirect beneficiaries are the current and futures special education needs pupils.
Country: Solomon Islands
Donor: World Bank
Period: 05/2011 – 05/2013
Activity: The overall objective of the project is to assist targeted urban poor to: i) increase their incomes through the provision of short term employment; and ii) improve their knowledge, experience and basic employment skills that are valued in the work place and society. Secondary benefits accrue to the target communities/neighbourhoods and the general urban population from the infrastructure and services that are provided through the Rapid Employment Project. The project is designed as a rapid response to address unemployment, underemployment and poverty in the main urban centre of the Solomon Islands. The project also serves to increase economic productivity through investing in the maintenance of infrastructure assets, particularly roads.
Country: Republic of Kyrgyzstan
Period: 04/2009 – 11/2010
Activity: The overall objective of the project is to contribute to alleviating poverty in Fergana Valley of Kyrgyzstan through improving the social welfare infrastructure by rehabilitation of Rural Schools, infrastructure development and capacity building for community development. The purpose of this project is to provide necessary technical assistance for the rehabilitation of rural schools, development of related infrastructure (esp. clean water supply infrastructure) and capacity building in the Batken, Osh and Djalalabad regions of Kyrgyzstan.
Country: EU, IPA, ENPI, DCI regions
Donor: European Training Foundation
Activity: This framework contract is intended to cover contracting of specific expertise services to support ETF initiatives in the partner countries covered by its work programme, in different fields relating to human resource development. Inputs from experts may be required, for example, in one or more of the following areas:
- Programming and project design (including feasibility studies), monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment, dissemination of project results and good practice;
- Policy analysis and targeted policy advice;
- Data collection and analysis, report writing, desk research, editing of specialised reports;
- Design and delivery of capacity building activities such as study visits, training and event facilitation;
- Translation and interpretation requiring knowledge of specialised terminology, etc.
Donor: EuropeAid ALA
Period: 10/2007 – 12/2010
Activity: The overall objective of the ECOSORN project is to contribute to poverty reduction through increased household income, mainly through increased agricultural production. The project purpose is the economic and social development of the rural population in 3 north-west provinces of Cambodia, in a way that benefits equitably to both men and women. Smallholder farmers and their family members living in the project area are the primary beneficiaries of the project.
Period: 08/2007 – 02/2011
Activity: The overall goal of the project is that the dual (cooperative) system of vocational education and training is an integral part of the national VET system and contributes to a better qualification and higher employment of graduates and employees. The goal of the second phase is that the in-company apprentice training in the sectors of textile and tourism/hotel is an accepted and integral part of vocational education that can be applied to other sectors as well.
Donor: Asian Development Bank
Period: 05/2007- 11/2010
Activity: The Project consists of three components as follows:
Component A: Modernizing the Curriculum and Learning Assessment
Component B: Strengthening the Teaching Profession
Component C: Improving Participation and Quality in Rural Schools
Activity: The overall objective of the project is to build the institutional capacity and technical competence of the new Ministry of Local Government Administration to perform its mandate regarding policy formulation and the development of implementation/enforcement mechanisms, particularly in areas identified in the Standards Implementation Plan and according to cross cutting issues.