INTERNISA
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Developing the INTERNISA network of synergies to increase the number of digitally skilled women employed in the ENI CBC MED territories via matching demand and supply in the labour market

About the project

The territories involved in the ENI CBC Med Programme suffer from high unemployment rate and low participation of women in the labour market. At the same time, job growth is hindered by the low penetration of digital innovation in Mediterranean territories which hampers the capacity of small enterprises to find access to know-how or venture capital for innovation. With the aim of providing training in digital skills to women and know-how about digitalization approaches to businesspeople, INTERNISA will combine training in the digital sector with professional development in the agri-food, textile, tourism and financial sectors. To reach its objective, the project will develop online and offline services addressed to women and employers providing training curricula and personal consulting. Project activities will culminate with interventions related to match-making of labour demand and supply through an online platform and job fairs to foster contacts among job seekers and employers.

Key information

INTERNISA
Developing the INTERNISA network of synergies to increase the number of digitally skilled women employed in the ENI CBC MED territories via matching demand and supply in the labour market
A.3 Promotion of social inclusion and the fight against poverty
A.3.1 Professionalization of young people (NEETS) and women
Greece, Jordan, Spain, Tunisia, Lebanon, Palestine, Italy

Financial data

3.8 million
Total budget
3.4 million
EU contribution
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10%
Project co-financing

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9
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7
Countries
25
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Objective

To bridge the digital gender gap and provide marketable digital skills in Mediterranean territories by developing a network and a portal that brings closer the demand and supply of the labour market, providing women with digital skills, and delivering professional training in the agri-food, financial, textile, and tourism sectors

What will be improved?

During the project, the INTERNISA network will foster the hiring of 400 women trained in digital skills through short-term crowdworking & traineeships and long-term full-time jobs. INTERNISA’s impact is to provide an inexpensive and sustainable mechanism to ensure that businesspeople, women and public authorities have access to training and know-how to develop their digital skills.

Who will benefit?

  • 1,000 women and NEETs with free access to training resources on digital skills 
  • 800 businesses operating in the agri-food, tourism, textile and financial sectors 
  • 50 public sector employees offering policy knowledge on digitalization and women’s empowerment
     

Expected achievements

  • 400 women trained in digital skills hired
  • 9 sets of online and offline training based on digital skills and innovations
  • 1 online portal including labour supply and demand match-making mechanism and 1 mobile app
  • 1 info point to access offline advising
     

Contribution to policy-making

Public authorities, through training packages and seminars, will provide their members with know-how on how to apply good policies for promoting women’s employment and digitalisation. The development of online and offline training curricula and tools will facilitate knowledge, skills development of public sector employees. Finally, the project will develop a series of policy recommendations to foster professionalization of women through digital skills.

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Palestine: Action Aid Palestine, partner of INTERNISA project, is looking for an expert for the development of training materials

Action Aid Palestine is looking to recruit an expert for the development of training materials. Deadline…

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INTERNISA: Al Balqa Applied university looks for synergies related to digital skills and innovation transfer

On 17th July 2021, Al Balqa Applied university in Jordan took part in a workshop to talk about women´s digital skills and labour market need…

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Palestine: Action Aid Palestine, partner of INTERNISA project, is looking for an expert for the development of training materials

Action Aid Palestine is looking to recruit an expert for the development of training materials. Deadline …

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Spain: INTERNISA is looking for an assistant project officer

FAMP, Spanish partner of INTERNISA project, is looking for an assistant project officer to support the implementation of the project in Seville. Deadline to apply: 30th July 2021

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Palestine: Action Aid Palestine, partner of INTERNISA project, is looking for an external auditor

Action Aid Palestine, partner of INTERNISA project, is looking for an external auditor, The deadline for submitting applications is on 5th o…

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Italy: INTERNISA project is looking for an expert for the development of training materials

'Arezzo Innovazione' is looking to recruit an expert for the development of training materials. Deadline for submission of applications: Tuesday, 30th June 2021.

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Jordan: INTERNISA project conducted focus groups to identify digital skills gap of women

Al-Balqa Applied University (BAU), the Jordanian partner in INTERNISA highlights women´s need of practical training rather than on-line ones.

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Spain: INTERNISA project conducted two focus groups to identify digital skills gap of women

To identify digital skills gap of women across key economic sectors, the Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FAMP), a partner in INTERNISA project conducted…

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Greece: INTERNISA project conducted a focus group to identify digital skills gap of women

In the focus group on women´s gap in digital skills organized by ActionAid Hellas and the region of Central Macedonia, what draw the attention is the need to be 100 % computer…

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Greece: INTERNISA is looking for technical support

The deadline for receiving proposals is 7th June 2021.

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Lebanon: INTERNISA project conducted focus groups to identify digital skills gap of women

To identify digital skills gap of women across key economic sectors, the Chamber of Beirut and Mount Lebanon, a partner in project INTERNISA, conducted two online Focus Groups

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INTERNISA launches e-survey to identify women´s needs in digital skills

This e-survey, directed to both employees and recruiters, is conducted as part of the INTERNISA project to increase the number of digitally skilled women employed in the Medit…

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INTERNISA project is looking for a communication expertise in Jordan

The deadline for submitting applications is April 25th, 2021 at 1pm (Jordan local time).

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Jordan: selection of an external auditor under INTERNISA project

Al-Balqa Applied University, partner of INTERNISA project, is looking for an external auditor, The deadline for submitting applications is the 30th of April 2021

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Palestine: INTERNISA is looking for a research expert

Action Aid Palestine is looking to recruit a researcher to facilitate the data collection process. Deadline for submission of applications: 6th April 2021.

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Provision of technical assistance services to Spanish partner of the INTERNISA project

FAMP, Spanish partner of the INTERNISA project has launched a call for tenders to support the technical implementation of INTERNISA.

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