The “Routes of the Olive Tree” supports women’s employment

The Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree” participes in Euroempleo, an european program aimed at promoting transnational and inter-regional cooperation actions in relation to employment.

The “Routes of the Olive Tree” has been selected as expert, through the European Social Fund and the Andalusian Employment Service, to support researches for joint solutions between institutions from European areas (Portugal, Slovenia, Greece, Luxembourg and Italy) and to favour the interchange of information, experience, products or beneficiaries.

Through this project, an European Network have been created for the purpose of interchanging experiences and best practices in the area of women’s employment and cultural tourism in rural areas.

As partner for Greece, the Cultural Foundation “The Routes of the Olive Tree” organized several meetings with enterprises where the women have an important role, located in some municipalities of Messinia (Peloponnese) related with the Route of the Olive Tree, in the framework of the visit of the spanish leader of the project. This meetings took place from 17th to 20th of April 2012, all around Messinia, in order to highlight innovative initiatives, enterprises and “best practices” from women, in rural areas of the region.

The results of the survey will published during summer 2012.

Employment Agency of Messinia Ms Nikolopoulou
Women Association Filiatrinoula
Youth Center For Environment in Kalamata
Traders Union of Kalamata Ms Psilaki
Headquarter of the Routes of the Olive Tree

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