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Peer Review on “Furthering quality and flexibility of Early Childhood Education and Care”, Copenhagen (Denmark), 13-14 December 2018
The Peer Review explored the challenges and good practices on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services for all families and children.
Peer Review on “Minimum Income Benefits – securing a life in dignity, enabling access to services and integration into the labour market”, Berlin (Germany), 15-16 November 2018
In Germany, minimum income benefits constitute the main instrument for preventing income poverty as the last safety net.
Peer Review on “The financial impact of maternity and paternity leave”, Prague (Czech Republic), 8-9 October 2018
The Peer Review in Prague examined the financial impact of maternity and paternity leave on families and provided a valuable opportunity to discuss and exchange good practices, challenges and lessons learnt.
Peer Review on “Improving reconciliation of work and long-term care”, Berlin (Germany), 24-25 September 2018
In Europe, the bulk of long-term care services is provided by informal carers, often unpaid family members or friends, supporting people of all ages with a wide range of needs arising from disability, illness or other life situations.
Peer Review on “Social inclusion, health and the equalisation of opportunities for young people with disabilities”, Zagreb (Croatia), 13-14 September 2018
The objective of the peer review in Croatia is to discuss and share experiences on ways to improve the access, availability and quality of services for young people with disabilities, in particular in the areas of health, education and employment.
Peer review on “Homelessness from a child’s perspective”, Brussels (Belgium), 27-28 June 2018
The peer review in Belgium highlighted the key elements of an effective child homelessness strategy to ensure the well-being and rights of children currently without a home.
Peer Review on “Social business for people with mental health difficulties”, Nicosia (Cyprus), 19-20 June 2018
This Peer Review provided guidance on how to promote social enterprises that support people with mental health problems to enter the labour market.
Peer Review on “Germany’s latest reforms of the long-term care system”, Berlin (Germany), 11-12 January 2018
Increased longevity, medical advances, shrinking working-age population and changing family patterns mean that Member States of the European Union, while diverse, face a common challenge of growing needs for long-term care. Improving access to quality and affordable long-term care services, in particular to community-based care, provided by adequately qualified professionals, is therefore crucial across Europe.
Peer Review on “Social entrepreneurship to tackle unmet social challenges”, Oslo (Norway), 12 and 13 December 2017
In Norway, the growth of social entrepreneurship and social innovation has primarily been driven by individuals, enterprises and investors. Political interest in the field was demonstrated in 2011 with the establishment of a grant for social entrepreneurs who target their initiatives at combating poverty and social exclusion. The government that took office in autumn 2013 stated in its political platform that it would improve the conditions for using social entrepreneurs and the voluntary sector in the welfare system. Currently there are several ongoing initiatives to improve the conditions for social entrepreneurs, such as an inter-service working group consisting of nine ministries or a research project to assess framework conditions and schemes for supporting social entrepreneurship.
Peer Review on “Social Protection Information System (SPIS)”, Vilnius (Lithuania), 23 November 2017
Promoting well-functioning and fair welfare systems across Europe is one of the key initiatives of the European Commission under the framework of the European Pillar of Social Rights launched in 2017. This framework includes essential social protection rights for people across Europe, the administration of which crucially depends on effective data management systems.