At the 5th BBinar on 13 June 2023 about 40 stakeholders came together to discuss what role the social investment approach to social welfare policies can and should play in supporting sustainable development in the Western Balkan and the Eastern Partnership countries.
The European Centre organised the 2nd BB Policy Review on ‘Gender Equality and Care for relatives’ on 05 and 06 June 2023. Around 40 representatives registered from ministries and public bodies from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, and Ukraine.
At the fourth BBinar on Informal Care and Gender Equality in the Western Balkans on 16 March 2023, ca 35 stakeholders from international organisations, ministries, civil society, NGOs, universities, and research institutes throughout the UNECE region came together to discuss progress and challenges of developing accessible, affordable, and high-quality care for older adults.
The Armenian Ministry and the European Centre hosted an online policy review “Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for Social Protection Programmes”, in December 2022.
On 21-22 June 2022, the European Centre organised and facilitated the peer review “The integrated policy approach applied for vulnerable groups of society with the Active Inclusion Integration Platform (AIIP) of the Republic of Kosovo”.
The 3rd BBinar which took place on 2nd June 2022 discussed models, progress, challenges, and ways forward for the development of the family type cares services for children in Western Balkans with country examples from Croatia, North Macedonia, and Albania.
The European Centre hosted with great success the second virtual 2021 BB Summer School on Evaluation in Social Policies, on 22-24 September 2021. 11 participants from the ‘Bridge building’ region, specifically Albania, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Moldova, North Macedonia, as well as Ukraine, and European Centre staff exchanged and enhanced knowledge in commissioning…
The European Centre hosted with great success the first virtual 2021 Summer School on Evaluation in Social Policies in August 2023.
The first session of Jour Fixe 2020: Posting of Workers in Western Balkans by Sonila Danaj
Sonila Danaj presented research on the integration of employment and social services in the Western Balkans at the 5th Conference, Faculty of Economics of the University of Belgrade, 21-22 November 2019.