The BB Peer Review Moldova Report on ‘Social Assistance Benefit – The design of the social assistance benefit in Moldova: Improving targeting and supporting employment’ was drafted based on the host and peer country information provided and discussions held during the peer review which took place 6-7 September 2022 (online). The report was developed within the project “Bridge Building Peer Reviews and Trainings – Mutual Learning Activities in BB countries” and it gathers important insights gained during the peer review and aims at further sharing these insights and lessons learnt of the participating delegations of the BB countries to a wider audience. Get access to the full report here.
This report summarises insights gained during the Policy Review “Gender Equality and Care for Relatives”. The event served as a platform for the BB countries to explore their experiences, strategies, existing institutional structures and approach in care policies related to two crucial aspects for gender equality: policies that help women integrate into the job market and policies on support systems for those in need of care.
In this EESPN issue, we present the study visit of the Moldovan high-level delegation to the European Centre in Vienna, two new projects as well as two project events and our training for the Moldovan Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.
The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine aims to unite all departments into a single convenient and effective online system and make communication convenient and transparent.
Up-to date, the Government has introduced 22 socio-economic support programs aimed at addressing the needs and ensuring the proper social protection of the population mostly suffered as a result of the pandemic. These programs, in accordance with the defined criteria, inter alia, include provision of a financial support to families with children.
In this policy brief, the team explores challenges and barriers persons with disabilities face to full social inclusion and propose policy options to address them through investment in and better access to (vocational) education, public funding of personal assistance, and improved data collection for evidence-based policy making.