Minister of MLSW, Mr.Arban Abrashi and the Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo, Mr.Patrick Etienne, signed today in Pristina the Agreement on the project “Increasing Youth Employment”, phase II, a project which will last up to 31st of December 2020.
Today, the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Arban Abrashi, together with the Kosovo Apparel Marketing Association (KAMA) visited some of the Kosovo’s textile manufacturing companies of the country. Minister visited the “Artatex” company in Peja, which managed to triple the number of the workers within a year, as well as expand it in other locations.
The Government of Kosovo, today approved a decision for the nomination of the director of the Employment Agency of the Republic of Kosovo. The nomination process is conducted in strict accordance with the law and in accordance with the agreement with the British Government, which provides support institutions in the recruitment process for senior positions.
The Employment Agency will strengthen further employment policies, while 2017 will be even more promising.
Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare in collaboration with GIZ and Textile Association have started the implementation of the training project at work, from which the project will benefit a large number of unemployed and young unemployed, who will mediated in companies and businesses in the field of textile.
General Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, Mr. Izedin Bytyqi, has signed a cooperation agreement with Sigrid Meyer from PPSE by Swisscontact Program and Mr. Kleidor Rustemi, from C4EE Project Swisscontact Albania, for the project "Coaching toward employment and entrepreneurship."
Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Mr. Safet Kamberi, as panel members took part in the launch of special importance to the project "Secure Network for the Protection of children-Phase III", whose implementation is making Terre des Hommes - "Help for children around world "in constant partnership with OPM (Office for Good Governance), the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, University of Prishtina and KOMF Organization (Coalition for Child Protection Organizations).
Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mr. Arban Abrashi, today presented the Association of Pensioners, the Administrative Instruction for work disability pension. On this occasion he informed them with procedures for pension.
The Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Mr. Safet Kamberi, attended the launching ceremony of the project "Integrated Territorial Development" (InTerDev) 2, funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation and implemented by UNDP. Presented at the launch were Andrew Russell- Permanent Representative, UNDP, Gernot Pfandler- Ambassador, Austrian Embassy if Pristina, MAFRD, Rodoljub Mladenovic, as well as Mayors of the three Municipalities Strpce, Dragash and Vitia who signed a memorandum of understanding. This project was launched in the second phase project called ADA and interest empower small farmers.
Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mr. Arban Abrashi, is participating in the Third Conference of Donor Coordination in the Western Balkans, organized by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), which is being held in Sarajevo.
In the panel on 'Employment: Challenges creation of new jobs in the region ", he stressed Minister Mr. Abrashi in particular inter-regional and MLSW has unveiled steps to mitigate unemployment and creation of new jobs.
Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Mr. Arban Abrashi together with the Mayor of Municipality of Istog Mr. Haki Rugova and representatives of Caritas Kosovo have signed today an agreement of cooperation and co-financing for the project "Establishment of home health and outpatient care (homecare) for 2017" in the Municipality of Istog.