Third-country companies and workers in the European construction sector

Third-country companies and workers in the European construction sector

The final outputs of the FELM project have been published in a final report that includes a regulatory, quantitative and qualitative analysis of third-country companies and workers’ access, trends and characteristics in the European construction market. The report served as the basis for EFBWW and FIEC, the social partners in the European construction industry, to…

Enhancing social inclusion of persons with disabilities in the Western Balkans

Enhancing social inclusion of persons with disabilities in the Western Balkans

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.

Attitudes, experiences and expectations on long-term care in North Macedonia
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Attitudes, experiences and expectations on long-term care in North Macedonia

InCARE has launched a third national factsheet on long-term care in North Macedonia. The team found that availability and affordability remain major barriers in accessing formal care services in North Macedonia. Many individuals have felt obligated to provide care despite negative impacts on their health and career. There are also strong preferences for formal care…

Introducing Gender Equality Plans in research institutions

Introducing Gender Equality Plans in research institutions

Across research institutions, gender imbalances still exist and are widely tolerated: few of the top positions in academia are occupied by women, and women still experience slow career progression. To tackle these issues, it is important to define concrete objectives and employ measures on an individual, cultural and structural level.