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The DDM proposes that national and provincial governments support and strengthen the capacity of municipalities to better design and manage their own affairs and play a developmental role, where local government is committed to working with citizens and groups within the community to find sustainable ways to meet their social, economic and material needs and improve the quality of their lives.
Subsequently, The United Nations in South Africa, in line with its human cantered development approach and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), responded to the Government’s call for support through engaging the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) and framing pilot support to three districts: O.R. Tambo District Municipality, Eastern Cape; Waterberg District Municipality, Limpopo and eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, Kwa Zulu Natal.
In April 2021 the United Nations in collaboration with COGTA launched the DDM support project in O.R Tambo District. The adaption and implementation of the DDM in OR Tambo district is focused on the use of three signature project interventions, interchangeably referenced as delivery mechanisms: The Business Solutions Centres, the Thuthuzela Care Centres, and the Thusong Centres. O.R. Tambo District is reach in many aspects of resources, however there are skills mismatches in terms of skills distribution and utilisation.The framework of the “Digital Skills for Jobs” campaign of Decent Jobs for Youth, the overall objective of this digital skills development initiative is to contribute to improving youth transitions to decent work by developing and implementing a digital skills for decent jobs strategy to ensure that young women and men in South Africa are equipped with a full range of digital skills required to compete in today’s digital economy and are connected to job opportunities thereby contributing to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and Targets.
Following the above, A consultancy firm is required to conduct a Rapid Needs Assessment For Digital And Future Skills For Decent Jobs For Youth In Or Tambo District Municipality, Eastern Cape.
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