Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion (CBPEP)

Innovative solutions for employment in South Africa
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    CBPEP 2022 Colloquium 

    8-9 March 2022

    The event aimed to contribute through a process of critical reflection and engagement to the development of more effective and sustainable approaches to state and institutional capacity building. 

    Lessons learned over the past five years, together with examples of innovative and agile problem-solving in the face of a national crisis, formend the focus of the third and final CBPEP Colloquium .

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    500 Days of Economic Policy Action:
    A Short-Term Policy Action Agenda for South Africa

    A CBPEP colloquium
    2-4 June 2021

    This action-focused policy colloquium will bring together top decision-makers in government and leading thinkers in academia, the private sector and beyond to outline a range of interventions that can place South Africa on a new growth trajectory.

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    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
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