About: Monika Hunjadi

Organisation: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research

Assistant International and Public Relations

Contributions

BB Peer Reviews and Trainings: Additional mutual learning events in 2023

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection enabled the European Centre to extend the BB Peer Reviews and Trainings project in the Bridge Building countries until March 2024.

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection enabled the European Centre to extend the BB Peer Reviews and Trainings project in the Bridge Building countries until March 2024. Following the successful implementation of mutual learning events in the 2021 and 2022, the European Centre can offer three Peer Reviews, two Trainings and one Hands-on pilot for the BB countries in 2023. Read more

Book chapter: The Journey to the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

This book brings together global perspectives on the MIPAA and focusses on and assesses the success and failures of governments to implement its recommendations.

by Sidorenko

The United Nations Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) offers a bold new agenda for handling the issue of ageing in the 21st century. It focuses on three priority areas: older persons and development; advancing health and well-being into old age; and ensuring enabling and supportive environments. This book brings together global perspectives on the MIPAA and focusses on and assesses the success and failures of governments to implement its recommendations. Read more

31/05/2023 Call for Action: Contribute to New Large-Scale-European Map

CultureForHealth has launched a new, free-to-use, large-scale and easy accessible map and directory of Arts and Health projects and programmes in Europe and around the world with more than 500 inspiring cases and growing.

Culture and health is a growing phenomenon throughout the world, where collaborations between the arts, culture and health sectors provide new opportunities for health and cultural life for citizens at all stages of life. The large-scale European project CultureForHealth has now launched a brand new digital map and directory where you can find inspiring projects from all over Europe, covering everything from street-art in hospitals in Italy, art activities against burnout in workplaces in Romania and hospital clowns in the warzones of Ukraine. Read more

Deadlin: 31 May 2023

23/02/2023 Call for cooperation projects: Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine can apply!

The EU’s ‘Creative Europe’ programme has launched a call for cooperation projects.

The EU’s ‘Creative Europe’ programme has launched a call for cooperation projects. The grants of different scales will support projects to carry out a broad spectrum of activities and initiatives involving artists and stakeholders active in different cultural and creative sectors.

Priority will be given to projects addressing audience engagement, social inclusion, digital transition, environment-friendly practices, and international dimension (at least one of these priorities). Read more

Closing date: 23 February 2023

30/01/2023 Call for candidates: Develop youth-led research in the Western Balkans

Lattanzio KIBS launches a call for candidates to develop youth-led research in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, and Serbia.

Lattanzio KIBS is looking for young researchers of the regions Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, and Serbia, aiming at developing regional youth-led research on the linkages between gender equality, social cohesion challenges and sustainable development in the region. Read more

Deadline: 30 January 2023

29/01/2023 Call for participation: The School for Political Studies of the Council of Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The School for Political Studies of the Council of Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina invites all interested candidates to submit their applications for participation in the school, Generation 2023.

The School for Political Studies of the Council of Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina invites all interested candidates to submit their applications for participation in the school, Generation 2023.

All interested persons, with knowledge of the English language, no older than 35 years old, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who have so far demonstrated extraordinary successes and results with their political parties, public institutions, civil society organizations, media, in the private sector and others can apply. institutions and organizations, and who want to deepen their knowledge and exchange experiences about socio-political processes.

The goal of the school is to develop democracy and political culture among exceptional young people, to develop a culture of political dialogue and tolerance, as well as to improve mutual cooperation that is of common social interest. Read more

Deadline: 29 January 2023
 

20/01/2023 CfP 2022: CEI Cooperation Fund

Public and private institutions registered in a CEI Member State, NGOs/CSOs as well as international organisations, are invited to apply to the CEI Cooperation Fund for innovative actions favouring mobility and networking.

Public and private institutions registered in a CEI Member State, NGOs/CSOs as well as international organisations, are invited to apply to the CEI Cooperation Fund for innovative actions favouring mobility and networking. Proposals need to focus on capacity building by transferring and sharing know-how, in particular from EU CEI Member States to non-EU CEI Member States. The activities can take the form of conferences, seminars, workshops, and training courses. Read more

Deadlin: 20 January 2023

Journal article: The Economic Costs of Youth Unemployment in North Macedonia

Youth unemployment rates in North Macedonia is, and despite recent improvements in labor market indicators, it has remined relatively high in comparison with the rest of Western Balkans countries.

Mamuchevska et al.

Youth unemployment is an issue that seriously concerns many countries, both developed and developing countries. Youth unemployment rates (as % total labor force ages 15-24) in North Macedonia is (36.9% in 2020), and despite recent improvements in labor market indicators, it has remined relatively high in comparison with the rest of Western Balkans countries (35.08% in 2020) and the EU average level (14.4% in 2019). High youth unemployment and inactivity provoke many negative consequences both for young individuals and for the whole society. Read more

19/01/2023 Call for Georgian media: Promotion of EU integration and European values

The International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) has launched a call for Georgian media aiming to promote European values and EU integration in Georgia. 

The International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) has launched a call for Georgian media aiming to promote European values and EU integration in Georgia. 

The content produced within the project should show how European values and prosperity reflect and affect life of a typical household in Georgia: what benefits and opportunities EU integration could bring and how it could change everyday life (education, healthcare, employment, etc.). Read more

Closing date: 19 January 2023

Armenian Policy Review: M&E for Social Protection Programmes

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the European Centre hosted an online policy review “Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for Social Protection Programmes”, on 12-13 December 2022.

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the European Centre hosted an online policy review “Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for Social Protection Programmes”, on 12-13 December 2022. The representation of the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection of Austria opened the Armenian Policy Review by giving an overview of M&E systems and the increasing importance and necessity for evaluating social policies. Representatives from Ministries from Armenia, Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine presented their national architectures for M&E in social protection. Along with representatives from other Bridge Building countries, namely North Macedonia, Moldova, and Albania, the participants of the policy review discussed how national M&E systems in social protection (with a focus on child protection and population policies) can be further strengthened. Read more