The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Protection and the Elderly has raised the problem of jobs mismatch in Romania with 4% unemployment in certain regions and unavailable manpower to fill vacancies in others.

This anomaly further illustrates the disparities and major differences in development level between the various regions of Romania. Certain areas may have only limited options as a result of dependence on a single investor, while in others the labour force may have been driven away by unfavourable social and economic conditions or lack of opportunities. These major imbalances make it impossible to guarantee uniform growth levels.

In view of this:

What instruments does the Commission have at its disposal to reduce such regional disparities?