Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion (CBPEP)

Innovative solutions for employment in South Africa
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    RECENT EVENTS

    EMPLOYMENT GROWTH IN SOUTH AFRICA: CONSTRAINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

    A thought leadership colloquium
    10-11 March 2020

    This meeting brought together top decision-makers in government and leading thinkers in academia and NGOs to debate key issues in employment-promoting and growth sectors as well as cross-sectoral interventions to retain and grow employment in South Africa.

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    FEATURED NEWS

    Watch a short film on the Land Reform project

    May 4, 2021

    The findings from this research were launched in June 2020 and include policy recommendations that explore appropriate institutional capacity building within Government, its partners and beneficiaries. Learn more about the project and the next steps from this video.

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    Watch CBPEP's response to the COVID pandemic

    May 3, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the South African economy hard, with over two million jobs lost. CBPEP has responded to COVID-19 by speeding up innovation and breaking down barriers to change. Watch a film on the About page to learn more.

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    FEATURED PROJECTS

    ABOUT CBPEP

    CBPEP, the EU-funded Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion, is assisting the government of South Africa to meet the key national objective of reducing unemployment, by building institutional and organisational capacity for employment promotion.
    With a focus on:
    Youth transitions from school to work
    Support for small- and medium-size enterprises and informal sector employment
    Enhancing the responsiveness of further education and skills development programmes to the needs of the labour market
    This CBPEP website was created and is maintained with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of CBPEP and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.
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