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16 May 2016 - 20 May 2016

Job creation in fragile states

16 May 2016 - 20 May 2016

Job creation in fragile states

Job creation in fragile states

Course Information

16 May 2016 - 20 May 2016

English

Turin Centre

Code: A909074

Deadline: 30 September 2016

Description

Description

This training course is delivered by leading international experts drawing on experiences from different countries in applying an integrated approach to job creation in fragile contexts. The course will bring together experts and practitioners to share and discuss both the policy and practical aspects involved. Participants will get acquainted with tools to assess the impact of fragility on employment, will study the link between upstream and downstream approaches and will get an overview of lessons learnt in programmes that aim to create jobs through local economic recovery, micro and small enterprise development, skills development programmes, cooperative development, public investment and the use of local resource-based strategies.

Background

Background

This training is delivered by leading international experts drawing on experiences from different countries in applying an integrated approach to job creation in fragile contexts. The course will bring together experts and practitioners to share and discuss both the policy and practical aspects involved. Participants will get acquainted with tools to assess the impact of fragility on employment, will study the link between upstream and downstream approaches and will get an overview of lessons learnt in programmes that aim to create jobs through local economic recovery, employment intensive investment, micro and small enterprise development and cooperative development. The course is organized in cooperation with the Fragile States and Disaster Response Team in ILO Geneva.

Target audience

Target audience

The course is designed for policy makers and development practitioners working in contexts affected by fragility or crisis with an interest in policies and strategies to promote job creation. It addresses a mixed audience of development actors including senior government officials, representatives of workers´ and employers’ organizations, programme managers and staff of civil society organizations.

Objectives

Objectives

This training course provides an opportunity to be exposed to a range of integrated approaches, tools and methodologies to create decent jobs in countries or regions affected by fragility or crisis.

By attending the course, participants will gain:

  • a better understanding of the complexities of employment creation in fragile contexts and the guiding principles in developing a coherent and effective  response
  • Enhanced capacity to design, implement and evaluate effective strategies to promote job creation in fragile contexts
  • Access to proven tools and methodologies to promote decent jobs in fragile contexts

Methodology

Methodology

The course will be facilitated by ITC-ILO trainers with the assistance of ILO specialists and experts who bring a vast range of practical experience and in-depth knowledge in the area of job creation in fragile contexts. The course will also incorporate relevant experiences from other national and international agencies. A learner-centred, participatory approach will be applied. Modern, interactive adult learning methods will combine training and knowledge-sharing elements. Ample space will be given to participants for sharing their own experiences.

The 5-days face-to-face training course will be supported by an e-campus, which will provide the participants with full access to the necessary tools, documents  and  interactive methodologies.

How to apply

How to apply

To apply on line, interested candidates are kindly requested to fill in the application form available under the link: http://intranetp.itcilo.org/SHF/A909074/en

Deadline for registration: extended to 22nd April 2016

Costs

Costs

The total cost of participation in the course is 2,150 Euros. This covers:

  • Tuition fee, which includes the use of the Centre’s training facilities and associated support services, books and training materials, routine medical care and insurance;
  • Accommodation and full-board at the Centre.

Travel between the participant’s home country and Turin is not included.

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