The team of the European Centre, Kai Leichsenring and Magdi Birtha, provided an online training on ‘Innovation in long-term care and quality assurance in delivering social services ’ to the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Moldova, on 15 and 16 November 2023. Around 35 officials from the Moldovan Ministry and public authorities from regional and local levels exchanged and discussed about how to develop long-term care through innovative services and how to define quality of delivering social services and organise quality management systems for services that support persons with disabilities and older people with care needs. The training was the last mutual learning event delivered as part of the ‘Bridge Building Peer Reviews and Trainings’ project, financed by the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection of Austria. Check out the BB Peer Review activities here.
The European Centre is hosting the SECOND virtual Bridge Building (BB) Summer School on Evaluation in Social Policies, on 22-24 September 2021.
Moldovan policy experts and scientists met during the 6th MACRO conference 2018 in Chisinau on 19 October 2018 to discuss Moldova’s attractiveness for international investments. While public authorities, local businesses, and civil society discussed the role of private and public investment for the countrie’s economic development, the European Centre highlighted the need for social investments….
Representatives from ministries & public authorities from Armenia, Austria, Moldova, Kosovo, Georgia and Ukraine discussed Moldova’s approach towards minimum income guarantee.
This report summarises insights gained during the peer review hosted by the Republic of North Macedonia. It aims at further sharing the main challenges faced discussed during the peer review with a wider audience.
The European Centre team will support UNICEF Moldova in drafting the Situation Analysis of children and adolescents in Moldova. The Situation Analysis examines the degree of realization of children’s rights, investigates the unequal realization of rights across different areas/dimensions and identifies the drivers of unequal realization (UNICEF, 2019).