Human Resources and Development Planning on both s.. (HuReDePIS)
Human Resources and Development Planning on both sides of Ionian Sea
Start date: May 31, 2006,
End date: Feb 27, 2008
The project HUREDEPIS evaluates the existing and planning regional capabilities, identifies the common problems of the involved regions related to the sustainable growth, analyzes best approaches and practices to these problems and provides specific solutions utilizing in the best way existing human resources with the important and difficult constrain of immigration movements. This project examines and proposes growth policies based on knowledge, innovation and research in agriculture, tourism, SME ‘s, services, environmental and culture sectors under the light of the realized changes in the sectoral and regional labour markets, changes to the labour force; and the structural role of immigration and the labour force movement in the development of local and sectoral policies, as also to promote knowledge, innovation and research on the areas involved. Develop and establish a permanent dialogue among all interested regional authorities and setting up permanent networks to accomplish the objectives of the project. Especially the proposed permanent network on Research and Innovation will be extensively useful to all regions of Western Greece, Epirus, Ionian Islands, South Italy and Sicily where there is a deficiency of this specific activity. Main activities of the project are the creation of networks aiming to coordinate the application of sectoral policies and for the monitoring of immigration movements and their impact, Pilot Projects for the development of cooperation in the fields of research and access to innovation and actions for dissemination, public awareness and influence central policies. As deliverables will be established networks, studies, white papers, Handbooks, diagnostic and qualitative empirical studies, survey papers, indicators and Pilot projects concerning the evaluation of existing and planning regional capabilities and practises on the designing of sectoral policies and the immigration movements and their impacts in local labor markets, Data Base, Web portal, Newsletter, Informative workshops, meetings and published Best practices/Case studies and findings. Direct beneficiaries will be the regional authorities, the local communities, the immigrants and the labour markets, and the academic and scientific communities of the regions.
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