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Latin America and the Caribbean
Gran Misión Chamba Juvenil (Formerly Gran Misión Saber y Trabajo) (2012- )



Date: 2012-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: The Gran Misión Saber y Trabajo is a tool created to favour job creation. It takes up the experience of the Vuelvancaras Mission, merged with the Che Guevara Mission, as part of the reorganisation plan of the National System of Missions. The goal set by the government is to generate three million new jobs by 2018. In addition, the programme seeks to generate the social, legal and political conditions for a new territorial and productive model that allows for the organisation of workers, the protagonist participation of new social actors and a new political culture.


Target population: Young people and adults
Area of intervention: 1) Technical and vocational training
2) Labour intermediation services


Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Vice-Presidency of the Republic
Executing organization(s): Vice-Presidency of the Republic
Source of funding: Government of Venezuela

1) System for registering needs and job offers

Recipient(s): Youth and adults in vulnerability


2) Creation of a new legal and institutional framework

Description: This component seeks to open up the conceptual debate on the model of work organisation and overcoming the rentier culture.


3) Creation of a training system for production



4) Definition of a socially oriented production model





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