Current Projects

New challenges and developments in life courses and related policies affecting women’s old-age pensions

2020-01-10 - 2020-12-31

The main focus of the project will be on new challenges and developments in life courses and related policies affecting women’s old-age pensions, mapping the situation in the six Board Member Countries of the European Centre (AT, PL, SI, ES, SE, CH). 


Mapping trends and policies to tackle homelessness in Europe

2019-12-18 - 2020-12-31

The project looks at the extent to which states uphold and ensure the right to affordable housing, social support and health care. There is a focus on policies and services for older people, persons with mental health- and persons with addiction problems.


Feasibility Study for the programme “Reforming child protection systems: strengthening children’s rights”

2020-06-01 - 2020-12-31

This study will analyse the current child protection policies in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, North Macedonia and Ukraine and evaluate how a new SOS Children’s Villages Worldwide regional programme will contribute to the human rights of children in these countries.


Peer reviews and other mutual learning processes in the fields of employment, social affairs and inclusion

2016-12-22 - 2020-12-14

EU-28 Member States recognize the need to learn from each other. This can lead to improvements in capacity-building and better enforcement of policies as well as result in better performing and more inclusive labour markets and social protection systems across the EU.


Study on Intergenerational Fairness

2020-01-10 - 2020-12-09

How do EU-28 Member States fare in terms of intergenerational fairness? To which extent did policy reforms and automatic stabilizers built in the tax and benefit systems have a distributional impact on the income of different age groups and cohorts?