18-19/11/21: European R&I policy evaluation conference

18-19/11/21: European R&I policy evaluation conference

The REvaluation 2021 Conference is jointly organised by Fraunhofer ISI, IFRIS and the Austrian Platform for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation. It will take place as live as possible, 18-19 November 2021 in Vienna, Austria.

The conference is dedicated to conceptual and methodological advances in R&I policy evaluation. Read more

BB Summer School of Evaluation in Social Policies

The BB Summer School takes place on 25-27 August 2021 as part of the Bridging Function of the European Centre. It aims to enhance skills and knowledge in commissioning and/or conducting social policy-oriented Monitoring and Evaluation projects and programmes. The BB Summer School will stimulate an interactive, participatory, and reflective learning among the participants and it will bring together professionals to exchange and enhance their knowledge and expertise in Monitoring and Evaluation, and to contribute to regional cooperation for European integration by:

Capacity building, by enhancing knowledge and sharing information on the state-of-the-art research and policy practice.

Facilitating the exchange of experiences among participants. Interactive, hands-on working groups, and practical exercises will foster peer learning.

Developing ideas and proposals for real world projects, which can contribute to strengthening the Monitoring and Evaluation approaches in the European region.

BB Summer School targets professionals working particularly in or with Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries.

Registration is now open for the call for applications for the virtual BB Summer School. Deadline for applications: 3 May 2021; register here

Closed (28/01/21): Danube Governance Conference – SAVE THE DATE!

Closed (28/01/21, 9:00 – 17:00 (CET)) Online event: Danube Governance Conference: “Towards European integration with the SDGs” – SAVE THE DATE!

The Danube Governance Conference: Towards European integration with the SDGs is the final event of the program Building Administrative Capacities in the Danube Region (BACID).

It will gather stakeholders to discuss the topics identified as priorities in improving governance in the countries of the Western Balkans and the Republic of Moldova on their way towards European integration and how the Sustainable Development Goals support this process. This event will bring together partners from public institutions, think tanks and civil society organizations from the whole Danube Region, as well as representatives of the EU and international organizations that are supporting European integration and public administration reforms in the Western Balkans and the Republic of Moldova. Read more

Closed (10/12/20): The Final Con3Post Conference

The final conference of the Con3Post project takes place via Zoom on 10 December 2020. The Con3Post Conference brings together researchers from five European countries.

10/12/20: The Final Con3Post Conference

The final conference of the Con3Post project took place via Zoom on 10 December 2020. The Con3Post Conference brings together researchers from five European countries (Slovenia, Austria, Italy, Finland and Poland) to present and discuss the findings of the empirical research on posting of third country nationals in the EU construction sector. Read more

Closed (7/12/20): Online project presentation: Intra Yugoslav Albanian migration

07/12; 17-18: To the Northwest! Intra Yugoslav Albanian migration (1953-1989)

In this talk, CSEES researchers Rory Archer and Mladen Zobec present the
research project “To the Northwest! Intra Yugoslav Albanian migration
(1953-1989)” funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) which began earlier this year. The research examines the phenomenon of Yugoslav Albanian migration from the Yugoslav south (Kosovo, Macedonia) to the Northern republics of Slovenia and Croatia. Read more

Closed (11-12/11/20): JPI Urban Europe Policy Conference

11-12 November 2020: Stepping up the game- Driving Urban Transitions JPI Urban Europe Policy Conference, Brussels

On the backdrop of the EU green deal and the Urban Agenda for the EU, Europe is now working on an ambitious strategy to become the first climate-neutral continent, and ensuring liveability, prosperity and well-being for all people in the process. To reach these ambitious goals, urban transformations play a crucial role. Without getting neighbourhoods, towns, municipalities, cities and urban areas right, a great number of efforts will be lost. Read more

Closed (27/10/20):Virtual international Day: European Green Deal Social Sciences & Humanities

This virtual international Information Day and Brokerage Event will highlight research topics under the European Green Deal Call with a relevance of the Social Sciences and Humanities.

European Green Deal Social Sciences and Humanities virtual Brokerage event

This virtual international Information Day and Brokerage Event will highlight research topics under the European Green Deal Call with a relevance of the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Participants will have the possibility to join in a Matchmaking Event. The matchmaking event will give participants the opportunity to join pre-arranged meetings with other participants in order to identify possible collaborators and to facilitate the setup of project consortia.

Researchers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders actively looking for project partners, can present their project during a flash presentation session. Read more

Closed (25/9/20): Webinar: labour rights in EaP

You are cordially invited to the webinar presenting and discussing the findings of this study in 4 Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.

25/9/20: Webinar: Trade Unions, Professional Associations and NGOs in labour rights in EaP

In 2019, CELSI researchers and local experts collected and analyzed data on trade unions and other organizations in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. You are cordially invited to the webinar presenting and discussing the findings of this study in 4 Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries (Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). The study was funded by the European Union.

Please register here to receive the zoom link for joining the webinar.
Agenda

Closed (17/9/2020): Online EASPD Regional Forum: Toward community-based living in WB & EaP countries

17 September 2020, 10h00-12h30 Cest: Online EASPD Regional Forum: TOWARDS COMMUNITY LIVING in Western Balkan and Eastern partnership countries

Together with EASPD members from these regions EASPD and PORAKA will:
  • Provide an overview of the key challenges and trends in the provision of services related to early childhood intervention and support to children, education, employment and independent living.
  • Discuss the key recommendations for how authorities can build sustainable community-based services in non-EU countries.
  • Launch the EASPD report on the needs and trends in social service provision in Armenia, Albania, Moldova, North Macedonia and Turkey.
  • Debate how the European Union can play an active role in supporting the development of CSOs, including through funding opportunities, and their dialogue with public authorities.
  • Establish agreements for future cooperation among service providers in the regions.

Read more & register

Closed (7/7/20): Online session: Global Dialogues on Partnership

You’re invited to join Dr Leda Stott and Michelle Halse during the first session of the “Global Dialogues on Partnership” to discuss reframing SDG17 so it’s fit for transformation.

Online session: Global Dialogues on Partnership, 7 July, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CEST

A recent article by Anette Scoppetta and Leda Stott suggests:
“Agenda 2030 requires a much broader and more vibrant vision of partnership than that afforded by SDG 17, [Partnerships for the Goals] with greater attention to how different collaborative forms and processes might
support the systemic change needed to achieve the SDGs.” Read the article here

You’re invited to join Dr Leda Stott and Michelle Halse during the first session of the “Global Dialogues on Partnership” to discuss reframing SDG17 so it’s fit for transformation. Book here