JUI and ESF project New Start
The aim of the project is to increase the opportunities for young people aged 16-29 to integrate into the labor market and to become established there.
Project implementation period: 2015-12-09 – 2019-06-30.
Project value: EUR 44 137 102.71, of which EUR 40 558 418.89 is from the European Union Structural Funds and Youth Employment Initiative and EUR 3 578 683.82 from the State Budget of the Republic of Lithuania.
Number of project participants: 16 629 persons.
Project promoter: Public Employment Service under the Ministry of Social Security and Labor
Target group of the project: 16-29 year persons who are unemployed, not studying anywhere ant not participating in any other studies that also participated in former ESF project “Discover Yourself“
DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT
If participants from former project “Discover Yourself“ don’t receive any job, learning or internship offers they can acquire needed job skills and get job experience in this secondary intervention project.
This project aims to provide best available support to young people for their integration into labour market, considering what labour market policy measures for individual would be most effective. Every young person works according to his/her individual employment plan, based on his/her needs, opportunities and further career plans.
Vocational training (12,720 persons);
Recruitment by subsidy (5 205 persons);
Supporting the acquisition of work skills (2 247 persons);
Support for self-employment (340 persons);
Apprenticeship (138 persons);
Internship (145 persons).
|Activity name||Planned number of participants||Planned funds for project activities, Eur||Project activities until 2019 March 31 attended, person||Funds used up to 2019 March 31, Eur|
|Vocational training, including:||12.720||26.216.725,27||13.085|
Vocational training for unique participants
Vocational training for post-employment individuals
|Recruitment by Subsidy, including:||5.205||8.011.980,36||5.314||7.863.343,86|
|Employment by subsidizing unique individuals||3.188||4.450|
|Recruiting by subsidizing individuals after vocational training||1.490||864|
|Supporting the acquisition of work skills, including:||2.247||4.549.710,60||2.293||4.482.416,31|
|Supporting the acquisition of work skills for individuals following vocational training||1355||1683|
|Supporting the acquisition of work skills for those who are ready for the job market||877||610|
|Support for self-employment, including:||340||4.402.904,80||337||4.293.724,23|
|Supporting self-employment for unique individuals||313|
|Supporting self-employment for people after PM, IS, DWR activities||24|
|Employment by apprenticeship contract||138||221.869,01||129||166.254,44|
Take advantage of the opportunity
The aim of the project is to help unemployed people over 55 who registered in the Public Employment Service to acquire qualifications, improve their skills and integrate into the labor market.
During the project implementation, 6500 unemployed over 55 years of age registered in the Public Employment Service will be involved in vocational training and non-formal education.
7500 unemployed people over 55 who are registered with the Employment Service will be included in the employment subsidy.
The target group of the project is the unemployed over 55 years of age, registered with the Public Employment Service.
Project duration – 14 December 2017 – 14 December 2020
The value of the project is 24,709,450.00 EUR
European Union structural assistance period year 2014-2020
|NAME OF ACTIVITY||PLANNED NUMBER OF PROJECTS PLANNED||ESTIMATED FUNDS FOR FINANCING THIS PROJECT (EUR)||NUMBER OF PERSONS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROJECT IN THE BEGINNING OF THE PROJECT||FUNDS USED FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE PROJECT (EUR)|
|VOCATIONAL TRAINING||6500||12 355 858,30||2 301||3 166 187,40|
|SUBSIDIZED EMPLOYMENT||7500||12 045 600,00||3 841||4 653 158,92|
Creating Your Future Prospects
During the implementation of the project, 12210 unemployed belonging to the target groups of the project will be involved in vocational training, 600 will be involved in apprenticeships, 1400 will be included in the traineeship and 1350 in the recognition of non-formal and informal learning.
It is also planned that during the project implementation, 7700 unemployed persons belonging to the target groups of the project will be involved in subsidization and 2700 in support of the acquisition of work skills.
A total of 1,000 unemployed people involved in project activities will benefit from mobility support.
The aim of the project is to help the unemployed registered with the Employment Services, including the long-term, unskilled and disabled, to acquire qualifications, to improve their competence and to integrate into the labor market.
The target group of the project is the unemployed, including long-term, unskilled and disabled.
Project duration – 14 December 2017 – 14 December 2020
The value of the project is 38,461,480.00 EUR
|Activity name||Planned number of project participants||Planned funding for this project (Eur)||Number of persons involved in the measure since the start of the project||Funds used since the start of the project (Eur)|
|Support for learning||15 560||24 603 222,60||7198||9379651,04|
|Supported recruitment||10 400||13 256 812,26||5959||5439900,25|
|Support for mobility||1000||348 840,00||1200||183773,76|
Improvement of efficiency and creation of innovative services in Public Employment Service
The aim of this project is to improve the activity of the Public Employment Service by developing special skills for employees, developing measures for improving the quality of services, focusing in the quality and results of the provided services.
The following project objectives are expected to be implemented:
- Strengthen specific skills of employees directly related to the performance of functions;
- To improve quality of services of the Public Employment Service, to develop new services;
- Ensure the continuity of EURES activities and the improvement of service quality.
Target group of the project – employees of the Public Employment Service under the Ministry of Social Security and Labor of the Republic of Lithuania.
Start of project implementation – 2016-01-12
End of project activities – 2019-10-11
The value of the project is 1,471,492.00 EUR
|Project activity||Results achieved by 2019 March 31||Funds used up to 2019 March 31, Eur|
|Establishment of a system for monitoring of ALMP measures and employment sustainability||The second stage of service provision is underway.||37 259,41|
|Creation of EURES Lithuania website, improvement of the section under the information system of the Employment Service||Creation of EURES Lithuania web site, implementation of I service provision stage.||24 980,00|
|Section Improvement at the Employment Service Information System (1), service delivery stages completed.|
|Participation of EURES staff in events||The event of the seasonal job fair and informative EURES events were organized in the territorial labor exchanges of Alytus, Kaunas, Panevėžys, Šiauliai, Taurage, Telšiai and Utena.||35 292,37|
|Events organized in 2016 November 15-16 Kaunas and Vilnius territorial labor exchanges and in 2018 May 16 – 17 Kaunas Territorial Labor Exchange.|
|From the start of the project, 17 EURES National Coordination Centers and the Employment Service responsible for the implementation of EURES activities participated in the workshops, trainings, seminars, fairs and other events organized by 62 EURES members.|
|Quality Standard Implementation, Certification (ISO 9001)||All stages of providing Quality Management System implementation services have been completed. Certificate received.||62 073,00|
The program of vocational rehabilitation is aimed at integrating disabled people into the labor market by applying social, psychological, rehabilitation and other measures that help to restore their working capacity and acquire new professional competences.
Persons that need proefssional rehabilitation services may
Participate in proefssional rehabilitation services can residents of Lithuania who have a need for professional rehabilitation services.
During the implementation of the project, 1880 people from the target group of the project will be able to establish first workplace.
The aim of the project is to increase the employment of the unemployed by supporting job creation.
The target group of this project is young people up to 29 years o fage and disabled people of working age, who have a 30-55% capacity for work, or an average or mild disability level, or those who have been unemployed for the first time and has not started a business. not later than 30 months after the date of termination of the last registration with the Employment Service.
Project activities include support for job creation, subsidizing job creation / adaptation, implementation of local employment initiative projects and support for self-employment.
Project duration – 23 January 2019 – 23 January 2022
Project value – 25 546 803,00Eur.
European Union structural assistance period 2014-2020
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Estimated funds for financing the relevant activity (Eur)
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Funds used since the beginning of the project in thousands(EUR)
Project „Creation of National Part of the EESSI System of the Republic of Lithuania“
On January, 2017, Employment Services under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (former Lithuanian Labour Exchange under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour) together with Project partners Ministry of Social Security and Labour, State Social Insurance Fund Board under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour and the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health begun the implementation of the Project “Creation of National Part of the EESSI System of the Republic of Lithuania“ No 2016-LT-IA-0022, co-financed by the European Union‘s CEF Telecom instrument.
Project implementation period: from January 15, 2017 to January 14, 2019 (24 months).
Project coordinator: Ministry of Social Security and Labour.
Administrating institution: Central Project Management Agency.
Project aim: implementation of the national part of EESSI system, as required by the coordination regulations.
Joining the EESSI system will provide advantages to the society. Citizen requests will be processed more efficiently, waiting time for confirmation of social insurance periods acquired in other Member States as well as calculation and payment of the benefits will be reduced. Meanwhile, social security institutions will also benefit from implementation of ESSSI system. Electronic exchange of information will allow standardizing flows of information, optimizing verification and collection of data. Better multilingual communication that will result from the use of common structured documents will be achieved as well.
Employment Services under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania will be responsible for the national application for exchanging information related to registration in public employment office, retaining the unemployment benefit, job search and other issues concerning coordination of unemployment benefits under the competence of Lithuanian Employment Services.
Information about the Project and its implementation is provided by Darius Žalalis, the Head of IT Development Division. Phone: +370 5 236 0780, e-mail: Darius.Zalalis@uzt.lt.
Development of the State Information Resource Interoperability Platform (VIISP) Portal for Users, Development of Platform Data Exchange Tools, Creation of Shared Services
Project promoter – Information Society Development Committee under the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
The aim of the project is to improve the service of residents, businesses and institutions in the VIISP environment by introducing technologically innovative electronic solutions and providing advanced public and administrative services to residents and businesses by increasing the accessibility of electronic services.
- Develop / modernize VIISP functionality enabling advanced electronic public and administrative services to enhance data exchange efficiency;
- Create new complex electronic services for residents / businesses and general-use services for institutions on the VIISP portal.
Project target groups:
- Institutions providing electronic services;
- Email service users receiving electronic services and advice.
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