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  • unemployment
  • How does the EU promote social inclusion and security as well as combat poverty and unemployment? (europa.eu)
  • The European Social Fund plays a major role in fighting poverty and unemployment in Europe. (europa.eu)
  • Policies on social housing and tackle homelessness will develop in line with other concerted active inclusion projects, that include the introduction for the very first time of a National General Minimum Income Scheme (following the pilot implementation phase started last November) and a new balance between long term unemployment benefits, integration services, services against over-indebtedness and social care services. (housingeurope.eu)
  • Backed by a robust economic growth, employment in the EU continued to rise more strongly than expected in the third quarter of 2017, while unemployment figures declined further according to the latest Quarterly Review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe. (europa.eu)
  • Two new flash reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and cover recent social policy developments in Finland: new forms of unemployment protection for the self-employed and the problems that the Finnish government's social and healthcare reform is facing. (europa.eu)
  • labour
  • The aim of this conference was to support the provision of quality services for greater social and labour market inclusion and to highlight the importance of quality services in the social sector. (epr.eu)
  • SOCIEUX+ has launched its new website, which gives a window into the SOCIEUX+ facility and its social protection, labour and employment activities all over the world. (europa.eu)
  • Affairs
  • Equity for Children is an initiative of the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School in partnership with the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University. (unicef.org)
  • The Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion hosted the first regional conference on employment and social reforms with its partners from the Western Balkans and Turkey in Belgrade on 31 January 2018. (europa.eu)
  • Policy
  • The United Nations' policy on "sustainable development," for example, has social inclusion as a prime objective for the "wellbeing of individuals and societies" ( UN General Assembly, 2013 , p. 12). (frontiersin.org)
  • In the European Union (EU), the Social Protection Committee of the European Commission continues to be an advisory policy committee that monitors social conditions in the EU and produces annual reports. (frontiersin.org)
  • UNICEF actively works to draw from and build upon research initiatives taking place at relevant institutions contributing to the body of social policy knowledge. (unicef.org)
  • The following links provide information and materials for further reading related to the broad areas of UNICEF's social policy work. (unicef.org)
  • It is also a platform for exchange of information between researchers, practitioners and activists in global social policy. (unicef.org)
  • A chance for families and individuals to comment on the draft Policy on Social Inclusion developed by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS). (brooklinelibrary.org)
  • Social Inclusion: What Does It Mean for Health Policy and Practice? (theelders.org)
  • This resource includes a sample of research and policy books, articles, reports, and other resources reporting findings and lessons learned on the viability and effectiveness of various policy strategies to infuse a social inclusion and respect for diversity (SI & RD) perspective in early childhood education in the U.S. (nccp.org)
  • It represents a major policy issue in the debate on the reform of traditional social security schemes, given that it may affect a broad range of interested target groups (pensioners, elderly long term unemployed, welfare claimants), already hit by austerity measures. (housingeurope.eu)
  • Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent policy developments in Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and Portugal. (europa.eu)
  • vulnerable groups
  • Social farming (also called care farming , more information available here ) is a farming practice that uses agricultural resources to provide social or educational care services for vulnerable groups of people. (fao.org)
  • gender
  • Value for Women (VFW) is a UK-based, global social enterprise that brings together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers, business experts and gender specialists to provide research and capacity-building that supports gender equity, women's empowerment and entrepreneurship in the SME/SGB sector, in business models, value chains and business operations. (nextbillion.net)
  • An in-depth, ready-to-use guide for researchers and development practitioners to help uncover important gender and social differences in rural communities. (cgiar.org)
  • Overview of tools for gender and social inclusion research recommended by the CCAFS Gender and Social Inclusion Flagship. (cgiar.org)
  • pathways
  • TAFE NSW is committed to supporting lifelong learning, enhancing access to education and training, increasing employment pathways and building social capacity. (edu.au)
  • reforms
  • Economic and social reforms in Turkey have helped the country emerge from decades of economic crisis. (worldbank.org)
  • The World Bank has supported the government through the Health Transition Project - which introduced a family medicine model and helped build the Ministry of Health and the Social Security Institute expand health insurance coverage - and the ongoing Project in Support of Restructuring of Health Sector - which supports reforms aimed at increasing hospital autonomy, expanding family medicine services, and strengthening performance management and pay-for-performance initiatives. (worldbank.org)
  • improvements
  • While Turkey's economic success in terms of rising incomes, in particular in USD terms, and improved macroeconomic stability is well recognized, a less well known aspect of Turkey's achievements since the start of the millennium are the improvements in its social services, focused on providing access to all citizens and recording impressive increases in social outcomes. (worldbank.org)
  • pensions
  • HelpAge International works toward universal social pensions, basic education and health care should be incorporated as a single social protection goal in national and international development plans. (unicef.org)
  • Retirement pensions are paid out by the Social Insurance Institute (ZUS) - (see Jargon busters below). (europa.eu)
  • practices
  • In collaboration with the University of Pisa and other international and national partners, we will also develop a country implementation framework to support countries' efforts for reducing the burden of rural women's unpaid care work by promoting social / care farming practices. (fao.org)
  • The practices demonstrated at CBAOS in these communities illustrate three related mechanisms present that promote social inclusion: (a) community networking, (b) community knowledge and involvement, and (c) community-specific resources. (uwaterloo.ca)
  • possibility
  • There is a growing body of neurological, cognitive, and social psychological research to suggest the possibility of positive transfer effects from structured musical engagement. (frontiersin.org)
  • services
  • Join our network of service providers working towards achieving a society where every person every person can co-create quality services that bring about equal opportunities for all, social inclusion and quality of life. (epr.eu)
  • They aim to address a range of different causes of poverty simultaneously by providing preferential access to existing social services and improving the quality of these services. (microfinancegateway.org)
  • Other experiences which focus on providing care and educational services are good models (e.g. the Italian kindergarten farms -' agriasilo'- ) for delivering innovative and effective social services in remote rural areas where public care services are often non-existent or inadequate, inaccessible and of poor quality. (fao.org)
  • national
  • Dr John Falzon, a sociologist working in the area of social justice and social change, is Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society National Council. (probonoaustralia.com.au)
  • He was appointed the Coordinator of the Green Paper on the National Social Inclusion Strategy (2013) and the key author of the Strategy (2014), while is the Coordinator of the Greek Strategy framework to tackle homelessness (2015). (housingeurope.eu)
  • work
  • Find out how the coordination of social security in the EU works and how Parliament wants to improve the system to make it easier to work abroad. (europa.eu)
  • Announcing the participants, the parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion, Senator Ursula Stephens says the Board will work to ensure that every Australian has the opportunity to be a full participant in the life of the nation. (probonoaustralia.com.au)
  • Projects on social inclusion work with reaching out to and engaging disadvantaged learners, such as people with migrant background or the elderly. (eaea.org)
  • We have a social inclusion manager who will work actively with the agencies that refer volunteers. (thebiggive.org.uk)
  • health
  • stimulating social behavioral change towards a vision of health promotion. (slideshare.net)
  • Conclusions The participatory building of each performance, based on short comedy sketches, songs, poems for promoting health, gives each one of the health professionals the opportunity to become actively involved, understand the points of view of others and to learn which words and gestures can reach and involve everyone, independent from the age, social and cultural group. (slideshare.net)
  • It is very appropriate to be having a conference that highlights mental health as a social issue with which we must all accept and understand. (humanrights.gov.au)
  • This will involve tackling the social determinants of health - reducing inequalities and eliminating discrimination in other sectors, such as education, housing, employment and agriculture - and tackling environmental protection. (theelders.org)
  • I was thrilled to see that the recipient of last year's Prince Mahidol Award was Professor Michael Marmot of University College London, who is the leading exponent of the social determinants of health. (theelders.org)
  • Just as social determinants influence health, we know that improving the health of a population generates other benefits to societies. (theelders.org)
  • ComeStrong improves the social inclusion of men in danger of marginalization in a society, while SimE - SimEthics enhances the ethical treatment of health care patients. (tuas.fi)
  • Workers
  • It is compulsory for all workers and a few other social groups (e.g. soldiers, clergy - a full list can be found here ). (europa.eu)
  • service
  • We would be interested in how care farming may help fill gaps in social service provision as well as provide rural employment opportunities - especially to women. (fao.org)
  • Through these cases we wish to explore the potential of social / care farming for care and educational service provision in poor rural areas with the goal of strengthening rural women's economic empowerment, decent rural employment creation, and social inclusion. (fao.org)
  • groups
  • It has brought together political parties, social groups, women, youth, and regional representation around a dialogue to craft the future of Yemen. (worldbank.org)
  • Report
  • The first round has produced a Joint Inclusion Report that was presented at the Laeken European Council in December 2001. (europa.eu)
  • The EU Network's initial report ( Frazer and Marlier, 2011 , pp. 5-7) suggested that "in many instances, the social inclusion measures proposed in the NRPs are imprecise or aspirational in nature… Many Member States still need to develop better targeted social inclusion measures and to develop specific strategies to reach the most vulnerable. (frontiersin.org)