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Experience Exchange Trip of Polish Stakeholders


In the frames of the EU funded project “Strengthening Evidence-Based Management of Labour Migration in Armenia”, on 7-9 October 2013 the International Center for Human Development organized an experience exchange trip attended by the representatives of Polish and Armenian key stakeholders from the government, civil society and private sector playing a central role in migration management and facilitation of circular labour migration.

The Polish delegation was comprised of the representatives from Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and representatives from a private sector- East West Link Recruitment Company.

During a three- day visit, the Polish Delegation had a number of official meetings with the representatives of  RA State Migration Service, RA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MLSA), RA MLSA National Institute of Labour and Social Research, and RA MLSA State Employment Service Agency.

During the meetings, both sides exchanged comprehensive information on Armenian and Polish migration policy, labour market situation, employment policy, and social support system. The Polish delegation presented the simplified schemes for seasonal employment and the ways Armenian nationals might benefit from them.

In the frames of the Experience exchange trip, the Polish East West Link Recruitment Company representatives provided an extensive two-day training on "Overseas labour migration: EU regulations and Polish model of recruitment service". The training participants were introduced to the Polish legislative framework, as well as the experience of Polish recruitment and employment agencies in dealing with the labour recruitment from non-EU member countries.



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