Pilot Project on Legal Migration


March 2019 - April 2021


EUR 1,496,448.50 (94.99% from AMIF)

Implemented by

Enabel is implementing this Action in cooperation with public and private actors in Morocco and Belgium.

Project implemented in the framework of the EU Pilot Projects on Legal Migration

The Project aimed at facilitating the cooperation between Belgium and Morocco in the management of regular migration, by offering a safe and lawful alternative to young Moroccans willing to gain qualified work experience in Belgium. PALIM was meant to respond to labour market needs in the ICT sector Belgium and Morocco while developing professional skills of young graduates in Morocco, and developing the cooperation between the two countries. The Action was implemented by Enabel, the Belgian Development Agency, in cooperation with employment agencies and employers’ federations from both countries.



Technical training programme

technical training programme was organised for 120 young Moroccans covering technical (ICT), language and soft skills. At the end of the programme, the participants went through a selection process with Belgian and Moroccan companies.


Selected candidates for Belgium followed pre-departure training sessions aiming at preparing candidates for their stay in Belgium with regard to legal, intercultural and admin- istrative issues.

Capacity-building activities

The project developped the cooperation between the two public employment organisations from Morocco and Belgium, mainly regarding international job placement.