The European Centre hosted with great success the first virtual 2021 Summer School on Evaluation in Social Policies, on 25-27 August. 13 participants from the ‘Bridge building’ region, like Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Moldova, North Macedonia, as well as Ukraine, and European Centre staff exchanged and enhanced knowledge in commissioning and conducting social policy-oriented monitoring and evaluation projects and programmes. We are looking forward to stay connected through the EESPN. The European Centre team is looking forward to welcoming the participants for the second 2021 BB Summer School, on 22-24 September 2021. Check here.
The Ministers of the FYROM and the Austrian Social Attaché addressed the need to develop integrated services for health and long-term care at the workshop in Skopje in February 2019.
“The first wave” of the childcare deinstitutionalization reform in Ukraine started in 2008. As a result, since 2017, more than 90% of orphans and children deprived of parental care are raised in families or in family-type forms of care (under guardianship/custody, by relatives, in foster families, family-type child homes) according to the data of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.
In this new Policy brief, the authors present language barriers faced by posted workers in nine European Union countries.
The main focus in the field of social development in 2019 focused on the following tasks:
creating a supportive environment for persons with disabilities;
social support for families in difficult circumstances and other categories of population;
creation of conditions for providing a decent old age for the elderly, development of the pension insurance system;
ensuring the protection of children’s rights.
European Centre is organizing the Workshop “Bridge Building in social welfare policy” for the European Centre’s National Liaison Officials (NLOs) to strengthen regional cooperation between the NLOs and to encourage project cooperation in social welfare policy and research on 19 – 20 April 2018. More precisely, the objectives of the Workshop are: To present and…