Seminar “Interaction between Labour Market and Education in Belarus” Takes Place in Minsk

On 24th of June 2010, the European Training Foundation in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to Belarus and the Office for Democratic Belarus (Brussels, Belgium) organised a joint seminar entitled “Interaction between the Labour Market and Education in Belarus”. The aim of the event was to present an independent study conducted by The European Training Foundation and to further  discuss it with the experts from local government institutions such as The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection,  local and regional NGOs.

The objectives of the study were the following: an assessment of trends specific for transition period in Belarus, the analysis of the pace of development and employment policy features, national economic and educational policies, an overview of other important topics  for further development that require discussion and elaboration.

The panel was made up of Jean-Eric Holzapfel, the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Belarus; Olga Stuzhinskaya, the Director of the Office for a Democratic Belarus; Svetlana Matskevich, a Lead Expert on the given study, the Agency for Humanitarian Technologies; Timo Kuusela, the Regional manager for Belarus, European Training Foundation; Andrey Yahorau, the Director of the Center for European Transformations, and  Igor Pelipas, the IPM Research Centre.  

The event was supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and covered by local media agencies.

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