Partners Albania-Presentation of the study "Development of social enterprises - Potential for job creation for disadvantaged groups"

On June 24, 2014, Partners Albania and UN Women presented the study “Development of social enterprises – Potential for job creation for disadvantaged groups“. The event will be held at the Tirana International Hotel, 10.00 am.

This study was conducted by Partners Albania in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, National Social Service and the National Employment Service with the technical support of the UN Women, in framework of the Cooperation Program 2012-2016 between the Government of Albania and the United Nations.

The purpose of this study is to give an overview of the development of social enterprises in Albania, identify the characteristics of social enterprises and their potential for development, assess capacities of unemployed women and girls, and role of state institutions, local businesses and civil society organizations in support of their employment. The study focused on the regions of Tirana, Durrësi and Elbasani.

The study provides examples of social enterprises in EU and beyond, as referral models for social enterprises development in Albania.

The findings and recommendations of this study aim to promote reforms at central and local level in support of employment of disadvantaged groups, especially women and girls, through development of social entrepreneurship.

Read here the report in PDF: http://www.partnersalbania.org/development_social_enterprises.pdf

In the following link there are some photos of the event:
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