Two Seminars Held within the “Education for Employment” Series of Conferences
Two seminars tackling the “National Qualifications Framework” and “Impact of Employers on the Development of Employment Skills” were successfully organized in late January. These seminars are part of a cycle entitled “Education for Employment”.
The first seminar tackled international practices of the development and implementation of integrated national qualifications frameworks and the method whereby they can be adopted to economic and educational needs. The focus of the second seminar was on the role and importance of sectoral committees, also presenting two case studies of successful cooperation among employers in the development of skills in Serbia.
The seminars, held aiming to enable the exchange of experiences in the field of human resource development with a focus on educational and employment policy, as well as to show specific solutions and experiences from Great Britain, were organized by the British Council, the Embassy of the UK and the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, and other partners.
Conference “Towards a New Strategy for Improving the Status of Roma”
The Office for Human and Minority Rights of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Standing Conference of the Roma Citizens’ Associations (SKRUG) – Roma League, in cooperation with the Open Society Foundation from Belgrade, are organizing the conference “Towards a New Strategy for Improving the Status of Roma”, aiming to jointly approach and indicate guidelines for providing a relevant basis for drafting a new Strategy for the Improvement of the Status of Roma.
The conference will be held on 9 February 2015, at Klub Poslanika (Tolstojeva 2) in Belgrade, starting at 10:00.
The Office for Human and Minority Rights of the Government of the Republic of Serbia in partnership with the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit, supported by the “Making the Most of EU Funds for Roma” Open Society Foundations from Budapest and the Open Society Foundation from Belgrade, has prepared the Initial Study for Drafting the New Strategy for Roma Inclusion harmonized with the Europe 2020 Strategy, presenting the reasons and bases for drafting a new strategic document. Likewise, the conference will serve to present the Report on the Implementation of the Operative Conclusions of the Seminar on the Social Inclusion of Roma in RS held in June 2013, as well as initiatives contributing to the drafting of the new Strategy.
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