We are shocked and appalled by the unprecedented aggression against Ukraine as one of our key partners in on-going bridge-building activities. Bridges cannot be built if pillars are being destroyed. Mutual exchange and dialogue – including those with Russian colleagues as in our recent BBinar – must continue, and we will also continue to promote peaceful development, with social protection and social policies as cornerstones of citizens’ wellbeing. We stand in solidarity with Ukraine and its people, and with all members of the Eastern Partnership as important pillars for peaceful developments in the region – to facilitate welfare in Europe, warfare must stop!
What has changed? What needs to be changed? The second BBinar took place online on 22 February 2022. Ca. 40 participants from Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, etc. gathered to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on social care provision for older people, persons with disabilities and other groups with support needs in…
Bridge Building connects the knowledge and policy evidence on social welfare of the EU Member States with the Bridging Building (BB) countries.
Ukraine adopted the Concept of e-Government Development in 2017, which provides comprehensive development of e-services in accordance with European requirements.
Agenda for the Bridge Building Summer School on Social Welfare 10 – 14 July 2017, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (Berggasse 17, 1090 Vienna, Austria) Monday, 10th July 2017 Session type Lecturer/ Facilitators Morning Travel time/Arrival 13.30-14.00 Registration 14.00-15.00 Welcome & Introduction Working session 15.00-15.45 Key societal challenges Input session…
The project builds on the need for mutual learning between countries of the Bridging (BB) Function. The European Centre offers Peer Reviews and Training dedicated to specific topics in social welfare.