Annual Action Programme for year 2019 “EU for Inclusion”

The main objective of the action is to contribute to poverty reduction in the country.
The specific objective is to improve the social, educational and economic inclusion of people belonging to the most vulnerable groups.
Financial framework and implementation modalities
The total value of Action 4 “EU of Inclusion” is EUR 7.35 million, in which the EU (IPA) participates with EUR 6.5 million.
The implementation of the projects will be carried out in accordance with the EU procurement rules through the Delegation of the European Union, as a contracting authority. The modalities of implementation of the planned activities are grant contracts and supplies, works and service contracts.
Results and indicators for monitoring
The Action “EU Inclusion” implemented should contribute to achieving three outputs in the areas of education, social policy and social inclusion.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the Ministry of Education and Science, the Institute for Social Affairs, the Centres for Social Work, the Social Care Institutions, the Employment Service Agency of RNM, the National Coordination Body for Non-Discrimination and civil society organisations are the beneficiaries. of the activities of this action.
Expected results of Action 4 are:
– Improved housing, education, and economic opportunities for Roma and people living in deep poverty;
– Improved accessibility of educational facilities for persons with disabilities;
– Improved access to community-based services for vulnerable groups of people.
The expected results will be achieved through the following activities:
– Activity 1 Improving housing conditions and access to community-based social services for Roma and people living in deep poverty;
– Activity 2 Adapting the buildings and facilities of primary and secondary schools and university faculties to inclusive education;
– Activity 3 Establishment of non-residential community-based social services.
Key performance monitoring indicators include:
– Number of persons (Roma and people living in deep poverty) benefiting from employment-related services, sex disaggregated data;
– Number of children (of Roma families and families living in deep poverty) involved in educational process, sex disaggregated data;
– Number of Roma settlements that are legalised;
– Number of houses for Roma and families living in deep poverty that are built, refurbished or connected to the municipal sewerage system;
– Number of primary and secondary schools and university faculties made accessible to people with disabilities as a result of the Action;
– Number of community-based social services established as a result of the Action.

IPA 2019 MK EU for Inclusion