Current Projects

European Community of Practice on Partnership

01/10/2021 - 31/12/2022

The European Community of Practice on Partnerships is set up to review the existing European Code of Conduct and prepare proposals for its update for 2021-2027 period. 


Survey of gender gaps in unpaid care, individual and social activities

01/12/2021 - 31/12/2022

This project aims fill gaps in the current knowledge of gender inequalities in unpaid work (e.g. informal care, childcare) as well as social and individual activities. It will develop and implement an online panel on these issues, covering the whole of the EU and make a direct contribution to the EU Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025.



Bridge Building Peer Reviews and Trainings

01/06/2021 - 30/11/2022

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. By implementing mutual learning activities in the BB countries the European Centre collaborates with its National Liaison Officials (NLO's).


Enhancing the collection and analysis of national data on intra-EU posting

01/02/2021 - 31/07/2022

Posting.Stat brings together a consortium of universities and research centres from 10 different Member Statesto promote the evidence basis through the collection and analysis of national micro-data. The geographical scope of the project covers the six main ‘sending’ Member States (Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain, Slovenia and Luxembourg) and the six main ‘receiving’ Member States (Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) of posted workers. Extracting administrative micro-data from the competent public authorities, complemented by desk research as well as by expert interviews, should result in more accurate figures on the scale, characteristics and impact of intra-EU posting, both in the main receiving and sending Member States.


Secure Mobility: Uncovering gaps in the social protection of posted workers

01/01/2021 - 30/06/2022

The project aims to improve the evidence base for policy regulating posted work, by collecting and analysing (via focus groups) narratives from posted workers about how their work shapes their lives, and affects their economic security.