Study visit in Zagreb, Croatia (12-19 February 2007)
5 participants, reprensenting social services and NGOs from Rostov,
Krasnodar, Vladimi and Ivanovo regions studied good practices in
access to social rights for children and adolescents in out-of-home
social rights component of the Joint Programme Russian Federation -
Strengthening the rule of law, human rights and educational standards in
the Russian Federation (Russia VIII) aims at promoting partnerships,
communication, information and providing training on improving access to
social rights with particular attention to the entitlement of vulnerable
members of the population (including elderly and children's care) and to
co-operation between federal and regional levels.
seminar in Chisinau
Addressed to employees of the National Employment Agency, the
seminar aimed at improving the delivery of services to vulnerable
groups, either unemployed or at risk of unemployment
The social component of the Joint Programme Moldova 2004-2006
is devoted to
improving access to social benefits and services.
Study visit on
integration of social and health services in Helsinki, Finland
(12-17 March 2007)
5 experts from Armenia had a comprehensive overview of the Finnish
situation with regard to the delivery of social and health care
services at national, regional and local level.
South Caucasus States - Promoting the democratic process
Joint Programme has two social components in Armenia and Georgia to
support in adopting policies promoting access to social protection, social
services, housing and employment, in line with European standards.
Launching of the Report and Guidelines on
Users' Involvement in Social Services in Riga, Latvia - 15-16 June 2006
Following the completion of the work of the Group of Specialists on User
Involvement in Social Services, the final products (guidelines and report)
have been translated into Latvian and published. These materials were presented to Latvian government and NGO representatives during the two
days launch event in June 2006. Local government
representatives and service users were also present.