NGO-VORAE, held a meeting with Deputy Minister Mr. Besart Jashari from the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare together with municipal officials from different municipalities as well as leaders from the centers of the Employment Service.
At the meeting was discussed about the improvement of community participation in training and vocational training also the purpose of this meeting was to enable the fulfillment of the quota provided for in the Law on Employment of Communities in Civil Service in Kosovo, as well as to review employment opportunities.
During his speech, Mr. Jashari stressed the support of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare for the communities in which at the same time in October 2016 they signed a cooperation agreement with the VoRAE NGO. They have also stressed that they will create opportunities for opening up employment offices in each municipality in order to provide jobs for each Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian community. The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare informed us that the community employment program lasting three months with private companies that benefited 90 people from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in 2018 is planned to be re-designed and where the number of beneficiaries will increase.
During the meeting, the numerous challenges faced by the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities were not left unanswered, and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare together with VoRAE NGOs will organize various activities and campaigns with an informative character and awareness for job seekers for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities to build capacity and to utilize the opportunities of vocational training and training.