Official title of the project

Technical Assistance to enhance the data management, forecasting and monitoring and evaluation capacity of the National Employment Service

Sectors

Project information

Region / City
Cities
Serbia
Total budget of programme / project

988000

Implementation period
2010. Mar - 2011. Oct
Expected results
  • Developed and improved methodology and internal documents for research and forecasting of labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes
  • Strengthened capacities of NES and MoERD staff for monitoring and forecasting of labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes
  • Software systems for monitoring and forecasting of labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes implemented
  • Labour market analysis, forecast reports and reports on the evaluation of active labour market programmes promoted in public and distributed to the MoERD, social partners and other stakeholders
Beneficiary

Ministry of Economy and Regional Development (MoERD) National Employment Service (NES)

Partners

Main project partner: Ministry of Economy and Regional Development (MoERD) Other partners: Chamber of Commerce, Statistical Office, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection

Summary of the project

The main activities of the project relate to the enhancement of the forecasting, monitoring and evaluation abilities of the National Employment Service (NES) through: the review and refinement of existing methodologies for forecasting of labour market trends and for monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programs; the development of internal documents, manuals, and handbooks; the delivery of trainings, seminars, workshops, study tours for NES staff; the conduction of a labour market survey, as well as an evaluation of selected labour ALMPs; and finally the development of appropriate software solutions.

Programme/Project objectives

The overall objective of this project is to decrease the level of unemployment in the Republic of Serbia.

Specific objectives

The specific objectives of this project is to upgrade NES performance in the following areas: (i) research and forecasting of labour market trends and (ii) monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes.