The recent Policy brief shows that local innovators should shift focus away from ‘best practice‘ initiatives and towards defining the ‘best fit for purpose‘ initiatives. The European Centre team highlight the need to match investment in social innovation design and development with investment in scale-up and sustainability of social innovation approaches, in order to increase societal impact. They propose four key principles that can guide social innovators in long-term care. More about the InCARE project
The European Centre is currently updating the existing reviews on issues relevant to the European Pillar of Social Rights in the Western Balkans.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the European Centre hosted an online policy review “Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for Social Protection Programmes”, on 12-13 December 2022.
The Ministers of the FYROM, Venko Filipce, Minister of Health, Mila Carovska, Minister of Labour and Social Policy as well as Harald Fugger, the Austrian Attaché of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection addressed the need to develop integrated services for health and long-term care at the workshop in Skopje on 5 February 2019.
The POW-BRIDGE team produced video podcasts in the form of practical guides for posting companies in the eight project countries.
The European Centre team will support UNICEF Moldova in drafting the Situation Analysis of children and adolescents in Moldova. The Situation Analysis examines the degree of realization of children’s rights, investigates the unequal realization of rights across different areas/dimensions and identifies the drivers of unequal realization (UNICEF, 2019).