Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme

2.2.To increase job opportunities by improving mobility and workforce skills

22 July 2016

What is the aim of this specific objective?

The aim of this specific objective is to increase labour mobility through improved matching of labour force skills to labour market needs.

 

Availability of ERDF funding?

Available ERDF funding for this specific objective is 13.5 mln EUR. (9 mln EUR out of this funding is allocated to road reconstruction)*.

*Activities related to the road reconstruction will be implemented via direct award procedure and no open calls for proposals will be launched.

Maximum ERDF funding per one project – 800 000 EUR.

 

What kind of activities will be funded (indicative list)?

  • Fostering cooperation between educational institutions to improve their services and training programmes, develop new joint training programmes in sectors with specific skills shortages, including purchase of necessary equipment and infrastructure;
  • Involvement of entrepreneurs and employed persons in lifelong learning and other support activities in order to improve their labour market competitiveness;
  • Trainings, exchanges, internships and international field practices;
  • Cooperation between businesses and educational institutions;
  • Job fairs and information exchange on workforce demand and skill requirements;
  • Activities to identify necessary improvements of educational programmes and teaching, training and management methods;
  • Joint trainings and exchanges of good practices for a better integration in the labour market;
  • Raising awareness on employment opportunities in the Programme area.

Please note that applicants are free to develop their own project ideas, as long as they address one Programme priority, its specific objective and at least one result indicator and one output indicator of the chosen specific objective.

 

What are the expected results?

Increased labour mobility due to new job opportunities because of improved workforce skills and information about available labour vacancies across the border matching labour market needs.

 

How the results of the projects will be measured?

Each project under this specific objective has to address Programme result indicator mentioned below and at least one of output indicators from the list stated below.

Specific objective 2.2. Result indicators Output indicators
To increase job opportunities by improving mobility and workforce skills  

 

Number of people receiving upgraded skills matching labour market needs per year

 

 

Labour Market and Training:

–        Number of participants in joint local employment initiatives and joint training

–        Created or improved educational and training infrastructure objects planned for joint use

Last updated: 15.10.2018 19:51