Workshop on social and solidarity economy, December 21-22 | Tunisia News Gazette

Workshop on social and solidarity economy, December 21-22

The launch of the programme for the Promotion of Organizations and Mechanisms of Social and Solidarity Economy (PROMESS) in the governorates of the Northwest will be the focus of a workshop to be held on December 21 and 22, 2016 in Tunis, at the initiative of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment, the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) and the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries (UTAP).

Funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands from the 2016 to 2019 period, the PROMESS project is part of the development of the legislative framework supporting solidarity and social economy aimed to boost initiatives in this sector in the governorates of Beja, Jendouba, El Kef and Siliana.

The workshop will be an opportunity to present the PROMESS project and its objectives and to identify the activities to be targeted by being adapted to the needs of the social partners.

Through this event, the ILO aims to encourage social partners in the development of the solidarity and social economy sector as an engine for the development of decent work.

The workshop will be facilitated by academics, ILO experts and representatives of the embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and concerned ministries, administrations and governorates.

Source: TAP news Agency

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