Migration Partnership Facility

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The Migration Partnership Facility (MPF) is a European Union (EU)-funded initiative supporting the external dimension of EU migration policy. Launched in January 2016, the MPF supports dialogue and cooperation on migration and mobility between EU Member States and priority partner countries outside the EU.  

The MPF, currently in its fourth phase, operates mainly through grants aligned with priorities outlined in its Calls for Proposals. MPF grants cover two main thematic areas:

INMI Trabajos

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Web platform that facilitates the search, communication and hiring process., for migrant integration and employment; digital matching of migrant workers to employers

MADAD Portal (India)

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Grievance resolution mechanism for Indian migrant workers. Users can register in the MADAD if they have any grievance related to consular services offered by Indian Missions/Posts abroad or are an Indian student studying/planning to study abroad. MADAD enables online logging and tracking of grievances, and submission of course/contact details of students.

Migration of African Talents through Capacity building and Hiring (MATCH)

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Migration of African Talents through Capacity building and Hiring (MATCH) is a 39‑month initiative funded by the European Union (EU) aimed at providing skilled talents to European private sector companies whose needs for qualified staff could not be satisfied by the offer available on the EU labour market

By joining MATCH, companies from Belgium, Italy, The Netherlands and Luxembourg were supported with the sourcing and pre-selection of African talents from Senegal and Nigeria, two countries offering a surplus of qualified professionals.

Promoting self-reliant livelihoods of Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTP) and host communities through provision of skills trainings and productive assets

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This project assisted host community members and SuTPs in gaining access to formal employment through the delivery of a vocational training programme, developing beneficiaries’ vocational and technical skills. This intervention created livelihood opportunities in the local market for programme graduates, specifically focused on the production of niche agri-food products with strong and stable consumer demand.

Agricultural skills training to address the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey

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FAO supported the vocational skills of Syrians under Temporary Protaction (SuTPs) in the food and agriculture sector to improve their access to employment opportunities. Building on assessment results showing significant shortage of skilled and semi-skilled labour in the sector in southern and south-eastern Turkey, FAO in partnership with UNHCR and the private sector carried out vocational trainings in the agriculture, food processing and livestock sectors for unemployed SuTPs and host communities.

FAO, IOM strengthen partnership to boost job creation for Kenya’s rural youth and reduce migration

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Reintegration of young migrants into their countries of origin requires coordination between several organizations. In Kenya, FAO has partnered with IOM and other organizations to build the skills and knowledge of young migrants and rural residents in migration-prone areas to harness the potential of migration and economic mobility, specifically in areas of agriculture and rural development. 

OECD Skills for Jobs database:

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The database provides an OECD country-level analysis of demand and supply for skills to address skill imbalances in the labour market. The OECD Skills for Jobs database is an analytical tool designed for policymakers, practitioners and the general public to understand where gaps are emerging between skill supply and demand, by providing country-level information for a wide range of skill categories, including cognitive, social and physical skills. Since its first release in 2017, the database has expanded its country coverage significantly. 

One Million by 2021

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The "One Million by 2021 Initiative" was launched in April 2019 to catalyze action for youth development in Africa. The African Union Commission does this by facilitating connections between AU Member States, corporate sponsors and development partners to inspire investment in African youth. It aims to create 1 million new opportunities for Young Africans in education, employment, entrepreneurship, and engagement across the continent and in the diaspora.

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