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 the August issue, we inform you about the current BB flag-ship project: ‘BB Peer Reviews and Trainings’ which implements mutual learning between the BB countries. Check out the timeline of the respective BB Peer Reviews and Trainings and enjoy reading the rest of the August issue of the EESPN newsletter here!
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.
The team presents the results of the InCARE survey on attitudes, experiences and expectations on long-term care (LTC) for selected Balkan countries.
The BB Peer Review Moldova Report gathers important insights gained during the BB Peer Review and aims at further sharing these insights and lessons learnt of the participating delegations of the BB countries.
The Peer Review Kosovo Report gathers important insights gained during the Kosovo Peer Review and aims at further sharing these insights and lessons learnt of the participating delegations of the BB countries to a wider audience.
Meta-evaluation is an “evaluation of evaluations” to improve future evaluation work. As a highly relevant topic for professionals working in social policy, the third module of the virtual Bridge-Building Summer School of Evaluation in Social Policies (August 25-27, 2021) was about meta-evaluation and evaluation standards in social policy.
We monitored the progress on the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) in Western Balkan countries.
Due to its rapid spread the government of the Republic of Kosovo, in accordance with the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health in Kosovo, and similar to most other countries in the world, starting from March 13, 2020 imposed measures which restricted many economic activities and then restricted the movement of people.
This policy brief provides insights into the application of integrated case management by Public Employment Services and Social Services institutions in the Western Balkans. The authors describe the status quo of case management and cooperative practices in the region and discuss the potentials and caveats of implementing integrated case management in such contexts. Based on…