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IIWE program 2012-2016 - Workers rights and Social Dialogue - Component 8 - Brazil/UGT

duration: 5 years (From 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2016)
budget: 427,000 EUR

Specific Objective: the strenghtened UGT has contributed to the improvement of sub-state social dialogue in Brazil by a pilot project in the state of Amazonia, with special attention to gender issues and environmental

Strategy: Capacity Building
Result 1 (at development of services level): The UGT has union officials in the Amazon who acted effectively in areas of sub-state social dialogue
Result 2 (at organizational development level): The UGT increased its representativeness for better organizational capacity in the Amazon region
Result 3 (at development instutionnel level): Proposals for the UGT are more supported by the public

Project renewed for 2 years (01.01.15 to 31.12.2016)
Budget for the period 01.01.2012 / 31.12.2014 : 271 000 EUR
Budget for the period 01.01.2015 / 31.12.2016 : 156 000 EUR