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often the cases of abuse or bribe. Another fact, which was discussed to increase the employment of the target group, was to invest in the undeveloped countries like Somalia, Kenya and other African countries from where the bulk of the immigrants are coming. To compare the situation with Spain, as mentioned by participants there is bigger problem with emigration than immigration; therefore the country is losing the professionals and high educated people, who seek for work abroad due to the fact that there are better employment conditions than in their domestic country. The main political problem which all participants from different countries agreed on, were the benefits the unemployed people receive while they are seeking for jobs and it was highlighted as one of the main reason why there is such amount of long term unemployed people.

Netherlands’ participants have promoted a number of actions which could be taken into the consideration for specific groups like unemployed migrant woman who would enquire EVC prior to learning and experience certificate and become part of voluntary work. To tackle the problem of unemployed youth people and elderly one of the suggestions was to establish vital cooperation between schools employers and local government. It was also highlighted that youths should be more focused on establishing (Social) neighborhood enterprises and the government should propose not only raising the retirement age but flexible retirement of 58-67Y. Irrespectively of the country, there are many foreign workers illegally working in sectors such as horticulture, catering and construction. A significant proportion of employers make abuse of foreign workers like paying less than the statutory minimum wage, not

complying with the collective agreements, not paying the insurance premiums for employees. 3. Educational and social support in center Dar Qalb Ta’ Gesu in Santa Venera The shelter was founded in 2001 as a joint venture between the Church and the local government. Dar Qalb ta’ Gesù houses families, women and children who fall victim to domestic violence and are struggling to overcome their negative experiences. At the shelter, residents follow a therapeutic programme aimed to reinstate them in the local community through ¬training in areas such as -education, social skills and home management. The main aim of the organization is to help children of single parents, battered wives and related cases by giving them prevention care, residential care and after-care. The organization acts as a Family Therapy Centre.

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Work in progress - Final report  

This booklet is a summuary of "Work in progress", a project funded by "Europe for citizens" Programme with the aim of establishing a platfor...

Work in progress - Final report  

This booklet is a summuary of "Work in progress", a project funded by "Europe for citizens" Programme with the aim of establishing a platfor...

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