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Strategy of the Operational Programme “Employment, Human Capital and Social Cohesion” 2007-2013 for Cyprus (3/2008)-EN

The Operational Programme «Employment, Human Capital and Social Cohesion», is a multiannual development programme, which elaborates the development strategy through which the European Social Fund (ESF) resources granted to Cyprus for the period 2007-2013 will be utilised, within the framework of the Objective «Regional Competitiveness and Employment».

The Operational Programme’s strategic objective is to achieve full and quality employment, to further develop the country’s human resources and to promote conditions of social cohesion and equal opportunities, and it will be achieved through the two following general objectives:

  • Improvement of human resources and enhancement of the adaptability of the private and public sectors
  • Attracting and retaining more people in the labour market and strengthening social integration

The two general objectives of the Programme correspond to two Priority Axes, which include Specific Objectives and interventions through which the strategy of the Programme will be implemented. The specific objectives of the Programme are the following: 

  •  Promotion of Life Long Learning, mainly through the upgrading of the education and training system
  •  Modernisation and adaptability of the operation of enterprises and tertiary education to market needs and the productive/economic environment
  • Upgrading of the administrative capacity of the public sector and the services provided
  • Increase of the labour force and the employment of women
  •  Increase of the labour force and the employment of the young
  • Enlargement and restructuring of the operation of labour market institutions

  • Increase of the economically active and employed persons from socially vulnerable groups



Cyprus: HRDA study identifies green skill needs in the Cyprus economy 2017-27 (1/2018)
Cyprus - Employment forecasts 2017-27 (4/2017)
Youth Board of Cyprus programmes for Active Youth and Youth Entrepreneurship Development (3/2017)
Cyprus: Accreditation and upgrading of the Post-Secondary Institutes of Vocational Education and Training (2/2017)
Adoption of the first National Youth Strategy for Cyprus (1/2017)
Vocational Skills Week Events in Cyprus (4/2016)
Reform and Upgrading of the Apprenticeship Scheme (New Modern Apprenticeship) of Cyprus (3/2016)
Identification of blue skill needs in the Cyprus economy 2016-26 (2/2016)
Reform of the Vocational Education and Training System of Cyprus (1/2016)
Evaluation of the Impact of the Schemes for Job Placement of Unemployed Young Persons for the Acquisition of Work Experience in Enterprises/Organisations implemented by the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (12/2015)
Employment forecasts in Cyprus 2014-2024 (4/2015)
Evaluation of the Impact of Activities of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (12/2014)
Cyprus Lifelong Learning Strategy for the period 2014-2020 (9/2014)
Promoting Green Skills in the Cyprus Economy (2/2012)
Promoting Green Skills in the Cyprus Economy (1/2011)
Employment Forecasts in Cyprus 2010-2020
Development of a Competence-Based System of Vocational Qualifications in Cyprus
Training measures to reduce the effects of the economic crisis on the labour market of Cyprus
Completion of Projects Co-financed by the ESF
Good Practices of Community Initiative EQUAL in Cyprus (3/2008)
Strategy of the Operational Programme “Employment, Human Capital and Social Cohesion” 2007-2013 for Cyprus (3/2008)
Employment Forecasts in Cyprus 2008-2018
Elaboration of a Lifelong Learning Strategy for Cyprus 2007-2013 (1/2008)
Human Capital Development is at the Forefront of the New National Productivity Strategy for Cyprus (3/2007)
The thematic priority “Human Resources and Social Cohesion” features prominently in the NSRF 2007-2013 for Cyprus (2/2007)
Forecasts of Employment Needs for Nursing Staff in Cyprus 2005-2015 (3/2006)
Progress Towards the Development of a Life Long Learning Strategy for Cyprus (3/2006)
Highlights of Education and Training Priorities in the National Lisbon Programme for Cyprus (2/2006)
National Lisbon Programme of Cyprus (1/2006)
Launching Europass in Cyprus (1/2006)
Feasibility Workshop on European Skill Needs Forecasting (1/2006)
Presenting ReferNet in Cyprus (1/2006)
Employment Forecast Studies Cover Wide Spectrum (3/2005)
Education Reform Widely Debated (2/2005)
Employability and Opportunity in Cyprus? (1/2005)
Cyprus Contribution to the Enlargement Dossier (2004)
Training Actions Under the Single Programming Document of Cyprus for Objective 3 Human Resources (3/2004)
Preparing Cyprus for ReferNet (2/2004)
A Major Resource for a Small Economy (1/2004)
Boosting Vocational Training Capabilities (3/2003)


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Planning Bureau,
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Unit of European Social Fund
Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
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