Presentation on theme: "2007-09 poor implementation New strategy 2010 – Knowledge, Competence, Tools Mobilizing and informing all relevant actors Positive results From 7 % to."— Presentation transcript:
2007-09 poor implementation New strategy 2010 – Knowledge, Competence, Tools Mobilizing and informing all relevant actors Positive results From 7 % to 37 % of projects with TNC However, low budgets, quality should improve
Transnational learning networks European Community of Practice on Gender Mainstreaming within ESF 2013-2014 Active Inclusion (AI) COP on Results Based Management Social Entrepreneurship Network (SEN) Reinforcing policy learning for Roma inclusion ESF Transnational Cooperation 2014-2020 Transnational Mobility Measures for Disadvantaged Youth and Young Adults
European Social Fund in Sweden 2014-2020 According to draft operational programme by October 2013
Swedish challenges at the labour market Continuing recession in the economy Increased long-term unemployment, especially among men High youth unemployment The return to working life for people on sickness leave Increased number of people with disabilities and an impaired capacity High unemployment and difficulties in working life establishment for those born outside EU Fairly low unemployment for women and men older that 55 years but with longer periods of unemployment
Short presentation of priorities The program shall: Strengthen the mecanisms of the labour market system Connection between the labour market and education/training
Short presentation of priorities Priority axis 1 – Skills supply At least 200 000 participants (employees and non-employees) Invest in skills development and readjusment which is connected to the overall strategic development in the organisations and the position of the individual in the working life. Focus on SMEs
Short presentation of priorities Priority axis 2 – Broaden the pathway to employment Investing in – inter alia – the development and implementation of methods that contribute to the inclusion of those outside the labour market Strengthening the national labour market policy The target groups (at least 75 000 participants) are: - young people (15–24 yrs), - long-term unemploymed (more that 12 months) - people with a long period of sickness leave - newly arrived migrants, mainly women.
Short presentation of priorities Priority axis 3 – Youth employment initiative (YEI) Investing in the development and implementation of methods that contribute to the inclusion of young people (15-24 yrs) in the regions of Middle Norrland, Northern Middle Sweden and Southern Sweden, with a youth unemployment of at least 25 per cent.
Common points of departure for the priorities Gender mainstreaming Mainstreaming of the accessibility dimension regarding people with disabilities and impaired capacity Sustainable development Equal treatment and non-discrimination
Common points of departure for the priorities Transnational work Investing in solutions for challenges that have not been tackled before. The working methods should be: - Cost efficient, - Assessable - Implementable
Investing in evaluation and cost efficiency The programme focues on methods that are: - Assessable - Cost efficient - Implementable Support structures for projects and thematic lobby projects can be used in all priorites Focus on the Baltic Sea Strategy in the transnational work
Transnational cooperation 2014-2020 Common framework: coordinated calls, common themes/prios, two centralized calls, EC support structure, database, partner search facilities Flexible approach: as at present Dual approach: A combination of the two Sweden will probably choose the dual approach
Round table transnational cooperation in the Baltic sea region “The primary aim of the Round Table will be to find a common understanding, and the mechanisms needed, for implementing an improved and efficient transnational cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region within the frame of the ESF 2014 - 2020.” Two meetings Managing authorities from 8 Member States discussed preliminary themes for transnational cooperation in the region
Tentative themes 1. Early School Leavers (ESL) and NEETs; transition from school to work 2. Mobility; Youth, Labour, Informal labour/Informal economy and grey sector 3.Capacity building in social economy 4.De-institutionalization and restructuring in health, social and elderly care sectors; skills development 5.Support for SMEs; Capacity building, Business environment/infrastructure 6.Active inclusion; Combat poverty, Welfare systems restructuring 7. Healthy working life/well-being at work
Thank you! Åsa Lindh Director General Swedish ESF-council www.esf.se