ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a contract by the Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility (DG EMPL) of the European Commission. The term of the contract is four years, including one base year and three option years. The total potential value of the contract is more than €6 million ($7 million).
Under the contract, ICF will assist the European Network for Public Employment Services (PES) in strengthening the cooperation between the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) in areas relating to PES. This will entail supporting a range of mutual learning activities, including peer reviews, conferences, study visits, working groups, individual PES counselling and the development of practitioner toolkits and analytical papers. ICF will also be responsible for the enhancement of the PES Network website in order to communicate the PES results and good practice to wider audiences.
"We recognise the leading role that PES can play in addressing challenges in the EU labour market by effectively matching jobseekers and employers and facilitating transitions that people make throughout their working lives," said Jeanne Townend, executive vice president for ICF International. "We are very pleased to support this mutual learning programme as it provides a unique opportunity for PES across Europe to share experiences and learn from each other."
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