Published | 2013/06/18 | No comments
It is our pleasure to publish the 16th Newsletter on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction in the Republic of Serbia, which is produced regularly to provide information on the latest initiatives contributing to social inclusion and poverty reduction in the Republic of Serbia, with an emphasis on advancing the status of the most vulnerable population. The Newsletter is available at Sixteenth Newsletter on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction. Read more.
Published | 2013/04/24 | No comments
Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia has prepared the Study on Options for the Establishment of the Social Inclusion Fund. The aim of the initiative is to contribute to more efficient and successful utilisation of the available national and future EU funds earmarked for social inclusion. Read more.
Published | 2013/04/11 | No comments
Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government for European Integration of the Republic of Serbia initiated and supported the creation of the Study entitled “Evaluation of Efficiency of the Local Mechanisms of Social Inclusion of Roma”. The subject of this study is the analysis of programmes and mechanisms of social inclusion of Roma. in Serbia, implemented by the National Employment Service, the social welfare centres, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Science, Education and Technological Development, the Office for Human and Minority Rights and local governments in 11 selected municipalities and cities in Serbia. The study was initiated and supported by the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government for European Integration of the Republic of Serbia. The initiative aimed to assess whether the observed mechanisms, individually and summarily, respond to the objectives and priorities in the domain of social inclusion of Roma. Read more.
Published | 2013/04/10 | No comments
Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit, as a Second Cycle on Policy Impact Assessment, has prepared a Report as part of the OECD LEED Programme “Boosting Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Creation”. A team comprising members of the OECD LEED Secretariat and an external expert visited Serbia in February/March 2012 for a study visit to examine the role, both actual and potential, of social entrepreneurship, and the support which could be given to social enterprise to boost its potential performance. This report is based significantly on the preliminary report prepared by the local experts, the available statistics and on material gathered from the study visit, as well as research conducted both prior to, and after, the study visit. Read more.
The number of people without a job in the EU continues to grow, the demand for labour keeps dropping
Published | 2013/04/02 | No comments
According to the data presented in the EU Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review, the number of jobless persons in the EU continued to rise over recent months – increasing by 3.5 million (15.7%) since March 2011 and reaching a a new high of close to 26.1 million (10.7% of the active population) in November 2012, affecting youth in particular (23.7%). Long-term unemployment in the EU has been on the increase for the past three years. No significant improvement is expected before 2014. Read more.
Published | 2013/03/27 | No comments
The Office for European Integration of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Erste Bank awarded the best media stories in 2012 about the process of European integration in Serbia. The prize is a study visit to the EU headquarters in Brussels. Read more.
Published | 2013/03/26 | No comments
The fact that the negotiations on Serbia’s accession to the EU will start from the topics related to the fundamental human rights, freedoms and security speaks about the priorities in the next phase of the EU integration of Serbia. What we as a society must do for our own sake, is to show that the laws of our country are harmonised with the European legislation. However, we need to go further – to show that the laws are also fully implemented. Read more.Next Page »