Current Projects

Support for better social services for the most vulnerable groups in Kosovo

2017-04-01 - 2019-09-30

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the effective transformation of the social service system in Kosovo by focusing on improved quality, availability and sustainability of local social and community-based service delivery for children and vulnerable people living at social risk.

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Past Projects

Work Forum on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the EU and its Member States 2019 - Rapporteur

2019-05-01 - 2019-08-30

The annual Work Forum on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) will take place on the 13th of May 2019. Hosted by the European Commission, the Forum brings together representatives of those responsible for implementing and monitoring the UN CRPD, both at EU and national level; these are Focal Points, Coordination Mechanisms and Monitoring Mechanisms. Civil society and disabled people's organisations also actively participate in the Work Forum. Dr. Magdi Birtha, Researcher at the European Centre is acting as Rapporteur at the Wok Forum and will prepare the conference report.

 

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Support to the Slovenian authorities with the implementation of an integrated system for long-term care (LTC) in Slovenia

2018-05-17 - 2019-08-17

The Slovenian government is piloting the concept of one-stop shops and integrated LTC delivery in a 2-year pilot project (2018-2020) to support the transition into a new system of long-term care delivery. The European Centre has been asked to accompany this pilot project by supporting the Ministry of Health and a team of Slovenian experts in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation tools. The general objective of this project is therefore to contribute to the implementation of an integrated system for long-term care in Slovenia in order to enhance sustainable growth, job creation and investment.

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Employment Thematic Network

2017-11-28 - 2019-07-31

Transnational cooperation in the European Social Fund (ESF) should help to develop better and more effective employment and social policies and to improve the delivery of reforms, essentially by enabling people to learn from experiences and good practice in other countries.

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Social reform microsimulation Austria

2012-09-01 - 2019-04-30

SORESI is a web application for Austria, based on the microsimulation model

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