Technical Assistance for Active Employment Measures and Support to Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) at Local Level

Country

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Turkey

Reference

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Start Year

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2008

End Year

:

2010

Beneficiary

:

Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR)

Consortium

:

Ecorys (NL), ANKON (TR), Cotecno (IT), Lavoro (IT), BWK (DE)

Budget

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3,808,860 €

Financing

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European Commission

Working Area

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Public Sector Development, Labour and Employment

Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring, Technical Assistance, Training & Capacity Building

This EU-funded project helped improve the services of the Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) to deliver more effective employment services and to implement measures targeting specific unemployed groups, like women and youth. ANKON Consulting provided the training dimension of the project, providing İŞKUR staff with IT, event-management and monitoring skills required to deliver modern web-based services. The consultancy also provided grant management training and MIS training to more than ten thousand grant beneficiaries in 25 cities within eighteen months.