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3. Employment & Entrepreneurship

3.11 Current debates and reforms

Forthcoming Policy Developments

With the introduction of New Economy Policy, the governement assumes the task of creating 2 million more employement opportunity till 2021.

Works directed towards the enhancement of employment of disabled people in Turkey are still going on while new applications are being put into service. Supports and other activities are provided relating to protected workplaces aiming to employ mentally and psychologically disable people in addition to physically disabled people. The works aimed at fostering the employement of disabled people have no certain timeframe.

Ongoing Debates

KOSGEB plans to implement new programs in order to improve youth entrepreneurship in Turkey. Similarly, generalization studies relating to the GENÇDES program of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism are still going on.

In addition, the works related to the review of public personnel regime and enhancement of new employment opportunities in public sector are still going on.