The Social Pillar of the European Integration of the Western Balkans
The Social Pillar of the European Integration of the Western Balkans is the project implemented by Center for Social Policy (Belgrade), Finance Think (Skopje) and Economic and Social Analytics (Tirana). Through this project, partners of the Network assess on how Western Balkan countries perform against the recently adopted…
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“The Future of the Welfare State in the Western Balkans” Regional Conference
The regional conference “The Future of the Welfare State in the Western Balkans” will be held in Belgrade, from 6 to 8 June 2018. The three-day event will cover 4 panel discussions and 13 thematic group sessions dedicated to specific aspects of welfare state issues...
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Peer Review on Delivery and Financing Holistic Services in the Western Balkan countries
The Center for Social Policy participated in the peer review workshop on delivery and financing holistic services in the Western Balkan countries, which was held on December 6, 2017 in Tirana. Discussions were thematically focused on governance of social services, monitoring and inspecting social care service delivery,…
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Eliminating the Abuse of Child Labor
A consultative workshop was held on Thursday, 23 November 2017, regarding the draft Roadmap for the elimination of the abuse of child labor, including its worst forms, with the presentation of the findings of the Child Labor in Agriculture in Serbia Survey. The workshop was organized by the Center for Social Policy and…
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European Pillar of Social Rights: Proclamation and signing
The European Pillar of Social Rights was proclaimed and signed by the Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the Commission during the Gothenburg Social Summit for fair jobs and growth. The Social Pillar is intended to drive forward a social Europe for all European citizens. It aims at strengthening the social…
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The Welfare State in Western Balkan countries – challenges and options
Social cohesion in the Western Balkan economies is under constant risk. A weak social welfare state and the persistent and challenging economic situation create an unstable environment that could compromise and jeopardise the sustainable development of the Western Balkan societies. As a move forward, the Position Paper…
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Enhancing the role of local communities in preventing dropout from the education system
The Center for Social Policy has started the implementation of the project Tools for Preventing Roma Dropout with the objective to decrease dropout and early school leaving of children, particularly Roma girls and Roma children and returnees upon readmission from EU member states.
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Results of Survey on Social Protection Services in the Republic of Serbia Published
At the end of 2015, and beginning of 2016, the Center for Social Policy conducted a comprehensive initiative: Mapping Social Protection Services at the Local Level. Research shows that during the past three years, there has been no improvement in the development of community based services in Serbia.
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Lecture: Globalization, migration, and the future of the middle classes
Branko Milanovic, one of the leading global specialists on income inequality will hold lecture Globalization, migration, and the future of the middle classes on October 13, 2016 at the Faculty for Economics, Finance and Administration in Belgrade.
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Capacity Building of Intersectoral Committees
Within the project Capacity building of Intersectoral Committees (ISCs) for additional support to children for inclusion into early childhood development programs and education implemented by CSP with support from UNICEF and the Austrian Development Agency, a training and mentoring program was implemented...
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