MEET THE PROJECT MANAGER: Violeta Vrabie, ILO Project Coordinator Local Employment Partnerships
Violeta Vrabie, ILO Project Coordinator explains what she does to create jobs that address local needs in rural communities in the Republic of Moldova. Local Employment Partnerships bring together local authorities, public employment agencies, producers' associations, educational institutions and NGOs to assess needs and come up with local labour opportunities. The 3 LEPs assisted by the ILO in Moldova so far created 700 jobs, launched 175 startups and trained 1,000 young men and women, including vulnerable people. Violeta and the local ILO team on the ground also supports the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Moldova in the drafting of the National Employment Programme 2022-2026.