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European Training Foundation

The European Training Foundation will hold its first Advisory Forum meeting on the 24 October 1994 to discuss the Foundation's 1995 draft work programme. The meeting will be chaired by Mr. Peter de Rooij, the Director of the Foundation. The Foundation will begin its operations...

The European Training Foundation will hold its first Advisory Forum meeting on the 24 October 1994 to discuss the Foundation's 1995 draft work programme. The meeting will be chaired by Mr. Peter de Rooij, the Director of the Foundation. The Foundation will begin its operations in Turin on 1 January 1994. The European Training Foundation of the EU is currently being established in Turin, Italy. The Foundation is part of the EU's policy for assistance to the EU's partner countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the New Independent States and Mongolia. It will support the reform of vocational training systems and promote cooperation in vocational training between the partner countries and the EU Member States. The Foundation will have the following tasks: - To establish an observatory for vocational training developments as a basis for developing horizontal activities such as information dissemination, staff development and network building; - To support the implementation of vocational education and training reform programmes agreed between the EU and countries covered by the TACIS and PHARE programmes. The Foundation will continue the practice of decentralized implementation of these programmes under the responsibility of the government of the partner countries; - To support the implementation of the TEMPUS programme for higher education reform. The Foundation will pay particular attention to advanced training needs resulting from the process of economic transition and development; - To contribute to the coordination of training assistance from the G-24 countries as well as international organizations; The Foundation has a governing Board and comprised of the European Union Member States and the Commision in addition to an Advisory Forum in which the partner countries will be represented.

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Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czechia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan