InCARE has launched a third national factsheet on long-term care in North Macedonia. The team found that availability and affordability remain major barriers in accessing formal care services in North Macedonia. Many individuals have felt obligated to provide care despite negative impacts on their health and career. There are also strong preferences for formal care options and less responsibility for families in the country, yet increased financial protection and support for informal carers. Read more
The POW-BRIDGE consortium invites to attend the project’s Final Conference, taking place on 9th November on ZOOM.
The guidelines and toolkit presented here are intended to assist Public Employment Services and Centres for Social Welfare in the Western Balkans to build up integrated case management systems.
Journal article: Theory and practice of aging upon covid-19 pandemic by A. Sidorenko & A. Golubev Never before in history aging has been such a significant factor for epidemics as it is now for the current COVID-19 pandemic, which features a drastic shift of mortality towards older ages. Our analysis of data on COVID-19-related mortality in Spain,…
The European Centre completed the 2021 updates of the six reviews of the Western Balkan countries regarding the European Pillar of Social Rights. This year, the European Centre also prepared a comparative overview report.
Policy Brief: Taking stock of the Bridge Building and Eastern European Social Policy Network initiatives by Kahlert et al. This policy brief takes stock of the Bridge Building (BB) and Eastern European Social Policy Network (EESPN) initiatives by capturing stakeholder feedback from the focal regions, i.e. the Western Balkan region and the Eastern Partnership countries….