The EESPN workshop SDGs priorities & challenges of scocial policy in the Eastern Partnership countries took place at the Europeanc Centre, on 14 & 15 Octobre 2019. 22 participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine as well as the ‘reflecting friends’ from other United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) countries discussed common and country specific challenges and opportunities across UNECE countries in social welfare. The next steps focus on mutual exchange of know-how on key topics, on workshops which will look more into depth into the identified challenges, on expert support and region-specific analysis and research on identified policy gaps and sector needs. Read more about the workshop here:
Dr. Anette Scoppetta (Deputy Director, European Centre): Overview of activities linked to the SD Agenda 2030
Ian McFarlane (Deputy Director, UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office): Keynote: Implementing the Social Pillar of the SD Agenda 2030 in the EaP countries
Alexandre Sidorenko (Senior Advisor, European Centre) & Veronica Sandu (European Centre): Presentation of the results of the international SDG workshop
22 participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine as well as the ‘reflecting friends’ from other United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) countries discussed common and country specific challenges and opportunities across UNECE countries in social welfare. Read more here
The European Centre organises a seminar on the future of the posting. The seminar focus on the persistent and under-researched trend of recruiting and posting of third country nationals to work in single European market.
On the 26 June 2019, CIOFS-FP organised a peer review in the frame of the Posting of Workers in Eastern Europe (EEPOW) project. The focus was on the bilateral and multi-lateral cross-border mechanisms and tools employed by Member States in order to better implement the Directive 96/71/EC.
The needs assessment provides a review of the capacities of the four candidate countries of the Western Balkans.
Four policy briefs have been published for the full transposition and implementation of the Posting of Workers Directive (96/71/EC) of the candidate countries.
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