At the fourth BBinar on Informal Care and Gender Equality in the Western Balkans on 16 March 2023, ca 35 stakeholders from international organisations, ministries, civil society, NGOs, universities, and research institutes throughout the UNECE region came together to discuss progress and challenges of developing accessible, affordable, and high-quality care for older adults. During the BBinar, the participants delved into a constructive discussion surrounding informal care’s crucial role in long-term care, the difficulties surrounding informal care for children with disabilities in Albania, and the existing gender disparity in informal care in the Western Balkans. Read more about the BBinars
The European Centre organised the first ‘Bridge Building in Social Welfare Policy’ Workshop with the European Centre’s National Liaison Officials (NLOs) in Vienna, in April 2018.
The Con3Post project is set up to explore the growing phenomenon of recruitment and posting of third country nationals (TCN), most notably from the Western Balkans, non-EU Eastern Europe and North African regions, to work as posted workers in the EU construction sector.
The European Centre together with ISER/University of Essex invites for the Vienna EUROMOD Workshop, taking place at the Austria Trend Hotel Ananas in September 2018.
Policy Brief: The Western Balkans in Times of the Global Pandemic by Bieber et al. The global COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken by governments around the world constitute a major rupture to the “business as usual”, and this includes the Western Balkans, too. The pandemic has been overshadowing other developments while also accelerating existing…
The European Centre updated the existing reviews on the European Pillar of Social Rights in the Western Balkans: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia, and Serbia. The European Centre had already been engaged as international expert organization in the original reviews prepared in 2018. On behalf of the Regional Cooperation Council,…