The Feasibility Study will provide a comprehensive analysis of the current child protection policies in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, North Macedonia and Ukraine and will evaluate to what extent a new SOS Children’s Villages Worldwide regional programme will contribute to the fulfilment of human rights of children in the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe.
The European Centre team will support UNICEF Croatia in drafting the Situation Analysis of children and adolescents in Croatia.
Due to the spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19, the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine is constantly working on the development and improvement of anti-crisis measures aimed at strengthening the social protection. A number of initiatives have been taken in Ukraine to support socially vulnerable groups.
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.
The European Centre is currently updating the existing reviews on issues relevant to the European Pillar of Social Rights in the Western Balkans.
Our staff are working from home and can be reached by e-mail or phone.
K. Leichsenring from the European Centre sign the MoU with D. Haraqia from the Employment Agency of Kosovo.
The European Centre started the new POW-Bridge project on the gap between procedures and practices in posting of workers company regulation covering Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, and North Macedonia.
The Serbian Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine informs on the policy framework 2019 and gives a good practise on Social protection of families with children.
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.