Study by the Red Cross of Serbia: Long-term care of older persons and persons with disabilities in the Western Balkans
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Study by the Red Cross of Serbia: Long-term care of older persons and persons with disabilities in the Western Balkans

This study was developed as part of a three-year initiative in the Western Balkans region entitled “Strengthening the resilience of older people and people with disabilities during COVID-19 and future disasters”. The project is coordinated by the Red Cross and supported by the European Union, the Austrian Development Agency and the Austrian Red Cross.

Report on the Bridge Building Policy Review “Gender Equality and Care for Relatives”
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Report on the Bridge Building Policy Review “Gender Equality and Care for Relatives”

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.

Snapshots & report of the BB Peer Review on deinstitutionalisation
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Snapshots & report of the BB Peer Review on deinstitutionalisation

In this EESPN issue, we present the snapshots and the corresponding report of the BB Peer Review on deinstitutionalisation of children and persons with disabilities. Additionally, we inform you about the 6th BBinar. Check it out and enjoy reading the rest of the September issue of the EESPN newsletter here!

Georgian Miners are on strike – AGAIN

Georgian Miners are on strike – AGAIN

Protest demonstrations have been arising from time to time demanding both miners’ labor and social rights, such as: improving safety guarantees, enhancing working conditions and providing equitable wages. Currently, on June 14, 2023, in the western mining city 3,000 miners went on strike demanding increase in wages, improvements in safety conditions, better insurance, and nutrition, 12-hour shifts, vacations, technology upgrades and curbing of pollution caused by the extraction.