As part of an ongoing cooperation between the European Centre and the Central European University in Vienna (CEU), four students from the Policy Lab support the Bridge Building work of the European Centre by preparing country profiles for Albania, Georgia, Moldova and Montenegro for the EESPN website. They will also give good practice examples of social policies in the respective BB countries summarised in the Country Fact Sheet (CFS) of the EESPN. The EESPN will publish these and include them in the EESPN newsletter. Follow the news and stay posted on the latest CFS updates.
The European Centre is currently updating the existing reviews on issues relevant to the European Pillar of Social Rights in the Western Balkans.
The Moldovan Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and the European Centre organised an online Peer review on “The design of the social assistance benefit in Moldova: Improving targeting and supporting employment”, in September 2022.
The InCARE project collected data on attitudes, experiences, and expectations on long-term care through an online survey between September 2021 – January 2022 across European countries, including North Macedonia.
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.
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.