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!
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.
The European Centre organised the 2nd BB Policy Review on ‘Gender Equality and Care for relatives’ on 05 and 06 June 2023. Around 40 representatives registered from ministries and public bodies from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, and Ukraine.
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 Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection enabled the European Centre to extend the BB Peer Reviews and Trainings project in the Bridge Building countries until March 2024.
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.