More than 3500 projects implemented around the world
More than 3,500 projects implemented around the world

GOPA project database

Since its founding in 1965, GOPA has successfully implemented over 3,500 projects in more than 130 countries. At present, over 140 are being carried out. This database provides a selection of projects best illustrating GOPA’s fields of activity.

Promotion of Continuing Vocational Education and Training in the Kyrgyz Republic

Education and Employment Promotion
Ministry of Finance
Donor Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Associated Enterprises: 
a & d Consult
Value of Services: 
Start of project: 
November, 2005
End of project: 
November, 2006

Project details


The overall aim of the project is to enhance the 'employability' of future graduates of the new further vocational training programmes in Kyrgyzstan. Located in the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection's (MLSP) employment department in Bishkek, the project will work closely with the national and regional employment offices of the MLSP as well as with private and national training providers who will be in charge of implementing the new training programmes in further vocational training. The project will initiate a close cooperation between representatives of the Kyrgyz economy (enterprises) and selected providers of further training in order to make the training programmes more responsive to the demands of the workplace.

  • Advising the MLSP, its employment offices and national and private training providers on the establishment of a system of further training that meets the needs of the industry as well as the needs of the employees/unemployed;
  • Assisting the national employment office with the establishment of a Labour Market Information System to monitor the changes in the private sectors' demand for qualifications;
  • Supporting the training providers to design and conduct demand driven further training courses;
  • Establishing of a certification system for such courses in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC).