Bridge Building in social welfare policy

Workshop of the European Centre’s National Liaison Officials (NLOs)


Marc Pointecker, Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection (Austria)

Jozef Vasak, European Commission, Representation of the European Commission in Austria

Nand Shani, Regional Cooperation Council (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

European Centre staff


The European Centre is organizing the Workshop 'Bridge Building in social welfare policy' for the European Centre’s National Liaison Officials (NLOs) to strengthen regional cooperation between the NLOs and to encourage project cooperation in social welfare policy and research.

The objectives of the Workshop are:

  • To present and discuss recent transnational activities in the Bridge Building countries in social policies;
  • To strengthen regional cooperation and establish links between the projects implemented by the participants; and
  • To generate ideas for cooperation;

The Workshop is designed to exchange experiences regarding the implementation of transnational projects by the respective participating organisations in the BB countries, including the following countries of the Eastern Partnership and EU (potential) candidate countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo*, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.).

Please see further information on the programme.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence

Bridging Function of the European Centre


Conference/Expert workshop
2018-04-19 - 2018-04-20


European Centre