Promoting Employment and Innovations in Kazakhstan

Project Overview

Project Title Promoting Employment and Innovations in Kazakhstan
Project Number 00057630
Country Kazakhstan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 0 - 500 000
Project Start – Project End July 27, 2007–December 31, 2010
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding Other
Project Budget(EUR) 194,314
Implementing Organization / Consortium

- SYSLAB International
- Akimat of Almaty, Akimat of Shymkent, Akimat of Astana
- The Almaty Technopark
- The Rehabilitation Center for Invalids of South Kazakhstan Region

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Ms. Irina Noskova, Project Manager
Email: irina.noskova@undp.org
Almaty Technopark, City Job Exchange (Job Center)
117, Makataev Str., Almaty
Tel.: +7 727 340510

Ms. Abdildina Bakhit, Head of the Governance and Local Development Programme Team
Email: bakhit.abdildina@undp.org

Beneficiary Unemployed of Almaty, Shymkent and Astana cities Akimats of Almaty, Shymkent, Astana oblasts

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

This is an initiative implemented in partnership by the Norwegian company SYSLAB International and UNDP. SYSLAB International developed a new technology of employment generation and SME development, which was implemented in EU countries, the Baltic States and Russia. SYSLAB’s approach contains training, motivation of programme participants, networks to local companies, interviews and business plan developments. The project is realized on the basis of the employment exchange through the Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Persons of the South Kazakhstan Oblast in Shymkent.

Project Objectives

The aim of the project is to establish 3 SYSLAB laboratories in Astana, Almaty and Shymkent, and support 150 people in finding jobs or starting their own businesses.

Education Sector VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Career planning, Institutional strengthening & capacity building
Occupational Field Not applicable
Target Groups Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.)
Related Projects
Activities

The SYSLAB six-monthly program of employment and development of small and medium business includes trainings on effective search of work and business plan development. In partnership with Almaty city administration the Project is realized on the basis of the employment exchange, on the basis of the City Centre of Employment in Astana and through the Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Persons of the South Kazakhstan Oblast in Shymkent.

Project Results

• Three SYSLAB laboratories are functional in Astana, Almaty and Shymkent.
• About 150 people found jobs or started their own businesses.

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