Within the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity -PROGRESS the Ministry of Welfare is implementing an active ageing project in order to develop an active ageing strategy.
Title of the project: „Developing a Comprehensive Active Ageing Strategy for Longer and Better Working Lives ".
Agreement number: VS/2014/0025
Objective: to develop an evidence-based and comprehensive active ageing strategy in Latvia that would facilitate longer and better working lives taking into account the considerable demographic challenges that the country is currently facing.
Project's finance: EUR 283 616,92
Implementation period: 23 months, starting from March 17, 2014.
Additional information: Within the PROGRESS programme the development and coordination of EU policy in such areas as employment, social inclusion and social protection, working conditions, anti-discrimination and gender equality are supported. The main objective of the programme is to contribute to the achievement of the goals of the Europe 2020 Strategy.
Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia
Tel: +371 67021572