Panel discussions

During February 2017, three (3) panel discussions were organized in various regions (Ohrid, Tetovo and Kumanovo).

In each of the panel discussions relevant stkeholders including professors, professionals working with the target group, representatives from CSOs and unemployed people were present. The main topics of the panel discussions were the problems and opportunities for employment in different regions in the country. Different stakeholders attended as speakers and as visitors as well. Many NGOs that worked with particular disadvantaged groups as well as particular unemployed persons talked about the problems they face with at the labor market, while representatives of the Employment Centers, Centers for social work and Education system, talked about the opportunitites for employment of these particular categories. The discussions were very awakening about the current situation of the process of employment. Each panel discussion was media covered, so the core project team members shared their statements and conclusions.