Azerbaijan Employment Support Project

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population (MLSPP), with the financial assistance from the World Bank loan, will implement this Project. The objective of the project is to improve labour market outcomes among registered jobseekers and unemployed people in Azerbaijan, in support of the State Self-Employment Program. The Project consists of the following components:
Component 1: Enhancing the scope and effectiveness of the Self-Employment Program (SEP)

  • Subcomponent 1.1: Expanding the program scale and scope of support
  • Subcomponent 1.2: Introducing complementary trainings and business support services for SEP clients
  • Subcomponent 1.3: Improving the governance and coordination mechanism of SEP

Component 2: Strengthening employment services and programs

  • Subcomponent 2.1: Labour market assessment and development of a VTC strategy
  • Subcomponent 2.2: Outreach, profiling, skills assessment and case management for job-seekers

Component 3: Project management, monitoring and evaluation

  • Subcomponent 3.1:            Project management
  • Subcomponent 3.2:            Monitoring and Evaluation

Environmental and social aspects of the Project are addressed as per the provisions of World Bank Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) and national legislation. In accordance with the Environmental and Social Standards of the ESF and requirements of the environmental legislation of Azerbaijan, the MLSPP has developed the following documents:

The above documents are hereby disclosed and will be further discussed at the public consultation meetings to be carried out by the MLSPP.