Incentive Plan for Employment of Young People aged 15 to 29 who are out of employment, education or training
The Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Security has announced on the 5th of November, 2021, the 3rd Call for Applications, under the Sponsorship Plan, "Incentive Plan for Employment of Young People aged 15 to 29 who are out of Employment, Education or Training (Not in Education, Employment or Training - NEETs” and may be co-financed by the Youth Employment Initiative and the Republic of Cyprus.
The Plan aims to provide support-sponsorships to companies to facilitate the recruitment of persons belonging to the target group, as defined in the Plan, young people aged 15 - up to 29, who are out of employment, education or training, and are registered with the Public Employment Service (PES) before the date of submission of the application for participation in the Project.
Those interested can obtain the Plan Implementation Guide, which lists all the required details, the Proposal Application Form and any other required form or document, from the website of the Department of Labor, and the website of DG EPSA.
Definition of the target group(s)
As provided in Law 113(I)/1999 on the education and training of children with special needs, support is given in the framework of the Law for children at all levels of education, as well as pre-professional and professional training at schools. The target groups are those defined in 12.1.1 above, in this Chapter.
Specific support measures
Support measures in institutions offering adult education programmes are those provided for institutions at the same level of education.