Past Events

Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in old age

The dramatic increase in longevity observed during the past century is certainly one of the greatest achievements in human history. However, substantial social inequalities in the likelihood of reaching old age as well as in the risk of health problems and mortality during old age, remain. In my presentation, I will display and discuss current evidence and hypotheses on how disadvantages experienced throughout the life-course are associated with the likelihood of reaching old age as well as with health during old age.


Who works and who doesn't?

The presentation will focus on a study which analyzes the relative impact of labor market context and social policy arrangements on the gender employment gap in Central and Eastern Europe.


Ideal care

Starting with an ideal concept of care, based on a productive rather than regressive nostalgic sketch, the moral dimension should compel us to imagine new forms of communal care that move beyond the market logic of individualization and choice.


General Assembly Meeting 2016

Annual General Assembly meeting
2016-09-20 - 2016-09-21

The General Assembly Meeting is the annual meeting of Board members, NLO, EC staff and observers. The management report by the Executive Director and thematic sessions with transversal papers written by staff members and commented by NLO inform about the last year's work done by the EC. Moreover they highlight possibilities for further activities


Launch event 'Building bridges in social welfare policy in Eastern Europe'

The European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research organizes a launch event 'Building Bridges in social welfare policy in Eastern Europe' that takes place on 19 September 2016 in Vienna. The workshop is held in the framework of the European Centre's 'Bridging function' which is based on the premise of close collaboration and participation with the national governments of European countries, the European Union and other relevant stakeholders at the international, European and national level.