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Financial support to immigrant entrepreneurs

21. September 2017

In 2014, a new regime aimed at immigrant education training was introduced. Through this regime, municipalities and county municipalities can apply IMDi for financial support in order to offer help to immigrants who wish to establish their own business. When evaluating the grant scheme, we focus on how the scheme has worked up to now, and its contribution to the bigger picture. What is the pre-conditions that must be present in order to succeed in strengthening immigrant prerequisites for establishing their own business?

Livelihood survey of Syrians in Jordan

24. August 2017

In 2017, Fafo is going to implement a nationwide sample survey of Syrian nationals residing in Jordan both inside and outside of refugee camps. The project concentrates on living conditions and employment and covers both refugees from the Syrian civil war and Syrian non-refugees. Our main partner is Jordan's Department of Statistics. The project is funded by the European Regional Development and Protection Program and headed by Åge Tiltnes.

Changing role of VET

26. June 2017

Fafo take part in the project Changing Role of VET, lead by 3s in Vienna, and financed by CEDEFOP. Fafo will contribute with description and analysis of Norway on external factors influencing VET, higher VET and CVET.

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