Social Agenda of the Federal Government Professional Qualification and Bolsa FamíliaJun./2008
SOCIAL AGENDA Objectives • Consolidate a policy that guarantees rights • Further reduce social inequality • Seek the integrated management of policies, promoting opportunities • Federal Pact between Nation, States and Municipalities
REDUCTION OF INEQUALITY Objectives • Reduce poverty and social inequality • Eliminate extreme poverty and hunger • Guarantee the right of families to social protection and promotion Focus • Expansion of the benefits of the Bolsa Familia Program • Generation of opportunities for poor urban families • Generation of opportunities for poor rural families
REDUCTION OF INEQUALITIES Bolsa Família Program Inclusive Territorial Development Generation of opportunities for the families of Bolsa Família • Increase of 18.25% in benefit level • Widening of age of beneficiaries to cover 15 to 17 year olds • Overcome rural poverty, through a sustainable strategy of territorial development • Social and Professional Qualification and productive insertion associated with PAC • Stimulus to economic solidarity initiatives Done Done
Bolsa Família Delivery of a financial benefit directly to families, with minimal intermediation; Conditionalities to facilitate access to essential social services; Facilitate the integration of various government programs whose direct or indirect purpose is to to reduce poverty.
Bolsa Família Overcoming poverty requires the integrated action of public policies in labor, education, health and social assistence; Economic growth and income transfers alone have obvious limitations in reaching the objective of eradicating poverty.
Professional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família • First substantial action in the “emancipation” of the families of PBF; • Joint Action of Ministries of Labor and Employment and Social Development; • Align the employment generation coming from the PAC with professional qualification oriented to the beneficiaries of PBF; • Improve employment opportunities for the beneficiaries of PBF.
Professional Qualification PlanSeQ Bolsa Família • Formation of an Interministerial Group (Casa Civil, Ministry of Labor and Employment, Ministry of Social Development y Min. of Urban Development); • Assesss what is needed in order to incorporate the familiess of PBF into the employment being generated; • Additional resources in the Ministry of Labor and Employment for the beneficiaries of PBF (R$ 200 millones);
Professional QualificatioinPlanSeQ Bolsa Família Objetive Qualify workers within the beneficiary families of the Bolsa-Família Program, in order to place them in jobs generated by economic growth, in particular, the Program to Acelerate Growth.
Profesional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família Potential Sectors Direct: Housing, Sanitation, Water Supply, Reneweal and Inter-connection of Watersheds, Bio-Fuels, Energy Generation, Construction, Metalworking, Shipbuilding, Petroleum y Gas, Roads, Canals, Ports, Airports, etc. Indirect: Cleaning and Maintenance, Turism and Hospitality, Food, Industrial Services, Family Farming, etc.
Professional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família First action: Construction • GDP growth – 4.6% and 5.0% en 2006/2007 and contracting increased 400% in 2007/2008; • PAC – entre 2007-2011 investments of R$ 504 billion in infrastructure; • PNAD (household survey) - Between 2004 and 2006, largest increase in employment among the beneficiaries of PBF ocurred in Construction (12.7%), Industry (5.9%) y Commerce y Repars (5.1%);
Professional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família Negotiation Process • Businessment, Central Unions, representatives of professional managerial associations; • Carried out a national public “audience” • Establishment of a Tripartite National Committee • Local meetings to agree on targets on qualification, job placements and matching resources; • Final Agreement in the Consultative Committee
Professional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família Targets and distribution of resources • 13 RM’s (SP, Campinas, Santos, RJ, BH, Salvador, Recife, Fortaleza, Belém, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Curitiba y RIDE- DF); • Estimate of R$ 150 millones (US$ 93.7 million), with additional matching funds; • 95% in the 13 RM’s y 5% for projects in other localities; • Qualification of 200 thousand workers.
Professional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família Beneficiaries • Beneficiaries between 18 and 60 years of age (with 4º years of primary school completed) • Called to register in the National Employment Service • Ranked by the vulnerability index (IDF); • One worker per family; • Potential group of 1.4 million persons ;
Professional Qualification PlanSeQ Bolsa Família Qualification Methodology • Methodology of occupational patheways, when available, and professional certification; • Qualification in sequential modules and early labor insertioin (introductory and on-the-job training in the work place, as part of the contract).
Professional QualificationPlanSeQ Bolsa Família Future Actions Agreement with states, municiaplities, and executing agencies; Mobilize the families and explain the objectives and importance of the activity; Integrate qualification with other strategies, including expansion of schooling; Define the next economic sectors that will be addressed with the remaining resources.