This report provides information on how the partnership principle is currently being implemented in the Bridge Building (BB) countries of the European Centre.
The European Labour Authority has commissioned a study on the participation of third-country workers in the provision of services through posting within the European Union to be conducted by the European Centre in collaboration with Milieu Consulting SRL during 2024. The study concerns the collection of background material and drafting of a report on contracting chains and recruitment patterns of posted third-country nationals for three case studies, namely Poland, Portugal, and Slovenia.
The new project ‘Sustainable and socially just transnational sectoral labour markets: Industrial relations and labour market adjustment to the rise in temporary labour migration’ kicked off on the 10 January 2024 with a two-day event in Bratislava, Slovakia.
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!
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…
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.
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.
Bridge Building connects the knowledge and policy evidence on social welfare of the EU Member States with the Bridging Building (BB) countries.
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…