Supporting Resilience and Social Cohesion with Decent Livelihood Opportunities
Project OverviewThe overall objective of the project is to strengthen the resilience and social cohesion of refugees and host communities in Turkey by promoting access to decent work and inclusive economic growth underpinned by decent work principles.
It is aligned with the 11th Development Plan of Turkey under related measures referring to employment and working life, international migration. Further, the Project is linked with the “National Employment Strategy” which is geared towards developing policies providing equal opportunities to all and preventing discrimination as well as protecting workers and promoting social dialogue.
The proposed project objectives are closely aligned with the 2030 Agenda for SDGs, mainly with Goal 8 “to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”.
Program Goal:The overall objective of the Project is to strengthen the resilience and social cohesion of refugees and host communities in Turkey by promoting access to decent work and sustainable livelihood opportunities.
- Objective 1: Refugees and host conummity members have better access to the labour market and remain in employment through improved employability and employment services and enhanced social cohesion.
- Objective 2: More and better income opportunities provided to refugees and host communities through sustainable income generationand job creation.
- Objective 3: Working conditions of refugees and host communities improved through enhanced labour market govenance and enforcement.