IPA II Annual Action Programme 2017 “EU Support for Education, Employment and Social Policy”

The purpose of the EU Action Support for Education, Employment and Social Policy is twofold: to strengthen sector policy making and to support the implementation of the national employment, education and social inclusion strategies.

This action will contribute to reducing the high rate of unemployment, increasing labour market participation, in particular of young people and women, increasing access to quality education and training, improving skills matches and establishing a modern and flexible social protection system.

More specifically the Action aims to achieve the following key results:

Result 1: Strengthened sector governance, policy framework and statistics.

Result 2: Equitable access to quality inclusive education at all levels.

Result 3: Improved employability and access to labour market and decent work.

Result 4: Improved quality and availability of social services.

Annual Action Programme for the Republic of Macedonia for the year 2017 “EU Support for Education, Employment and Social Policy”