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EU funding for temporary unemployment compensation

Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has issued a financial support decision for the programme “COVID19 – Temporary unemployment compensation”. The programme worth EUR 4.6 million will be fully supported by the European Social Fund.

The aim of the programme is to mitigate the impact of the epidemic on the economy and the citizen’s economic and social security. The programme will provide temporary unemployment compensation, career counselling, fund activities related to seeking employment and inclusion in the existing measures of active employment policy. The programme will be implemented by the Employment Service of Slovenia and aims to support 2,500 people not in employment.