List of actions

  • Development of counselling standards and services for children and youth at risk

    Start activities
    04-09-2023
    End activities
    01-12-2023
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP)
    Type of Assistance
    Organisation/business strategy & planning
    Code
    2023-23
    Description
    The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy requested development of counselling standards and services for children and youth at risk implemented in the institution of 25.maj in Skopje. The peer-to-peer technical assistance represented by Croatian, French and Czech expertise allowed to develop a methodology and standards for new services. These standards create an enabling environment for empowerment to the vulnerable youth, children and families at risk and will serve as a pilot project in the country with the possibility for multiplication.
  • Assessment of human ressources of the State Labour Inspectorate (SLI)

    Start activities
    13-11-2023
    End activities
    Ongoing
    Partner Institution
    State Labour Inspectorate (SLI)
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional capacity building Organisational management (structures & functions) Human resources management
    Code
    2023-26
  • Improving the linkage between cash benefits and social services and the specific needs of persons with disabilities (PwDs)

    Start activities
    03-08-2023
    End activities
    Ongoing
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP)
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional capacity building
    Code
    2023-24
    Description
    The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy sought to enhance the system that links cash benefits and social services to the individual needs of persons with disabilities (PwD). The initiative focused on crafting a personalized approach to entitlements, ensuring that the benefits and services, including income replacements and long-term care benefits, are appropriately aligned with the needs of PwDs. Experts from Austria, Germany, Romania, and Slovenia provided relevant EU countries’ examples of tools and scales for individual needs assessment and linkage, while developing recommendations for the reinforcement of the legal framework existing in North Macedonia.
  • Design of a comprehensive Recruitment and Selection Management Model for the Directorate General of Civil Service (DGSC)

    Start activities
    27-02-2023
    End activities
    09/09/2023
    Partner Institution
    General Directorate of Civil Service [Dirección General De Servicio Civil] (DGSC)
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
    Code
    2022-33
  • Capacity building of staff of Ogun State Bureau of Job Creation on PES delivery

    Start activities
    16-01-2023
    End activities
    16-06-2023
    Partner Institution
    Ogun State Bureau of Job Creation and Youth Empowerment
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational capacity building
    Code
    2022-29
    Description
    Through collaboration with the Ogun Bureau of Job Creation in Nigeria, this initiative, executed remotely, significantly enhanced the capabilities of the Bureau staff in delivering Public Employment Services (PES). By conducting an organizational capacity assessment, French PES experts identified areas where job counselors required additional training. Subsequently, Spanish and Slovenian experts developed tailored training modules utilizing the SOCIEUX+ e-learning platform. These modules concentrated on essential aspects such as managing a PES service, fostering employer relationships and partnerships, and effectively communicating the services provided by the bureau to the public.
  • Capacity building of CIPRES in providing continuing trainings to OPS staff in the field of social protection

    Start activities
    12-12-2022
    End activities
    21-04-2023
    Partner Institution
    Inter-African Conference on Social Welfare [Conférence Interafricaine de la Prévoyance Sociale] (CIPRES)
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional capacity building, Organisational capacity building
    Code
    2022-27
    Description
    The Inter-African Conference on Social Welfare (CIPRES) reached out to SOCIEUX+ in view of reinforcing its Executive Secretariat in training engineering capacities. CIPRES aims to put in place a training center that will provide trainings to technical staff. This action, led by French and Belgian experts, produced a complete training engineering guide tailored to CIPRES needs. The guide includes step by step instructions to do a training design, assessing training needs of an organization, operational aspects of delivering a training, and monitoring and evaluation of training delivery.
  • Review of the existing policy and regulatory frameworks in view of the introduction of an Unemployment Benefits scheme in Kenya

    Start activities
    16-01-2023
    End activities
    12-05-2023
    Partner Institution
    National Social Security Fund
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
    Code
    2022-25
  • Reform of the WC system in Kenya based on social insurance models

    Start activities
    09-01-2023
    End activities
    21-07-2023
    Partner Institution
    Directorate of Occupational safety and Health Services
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
    Code
    2022-24
    Description
    The Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Kenya was committed in 2023 to transforming the current employer liability provisions with a system of workers’ compensation based on social insurance. The mobilization of public expertise from Spain, Estonia, Germany, Slovenia, and Czech Republic in the framework of SOCIEUX+ played a significant role in advancing the adoption of a reform proposal for the current Workers' Compensation (WC) framework in Kenya. The results of the collaborative efforts included a comparative analysis of WC systems based on social insurance and a presentation of international good practices, an assessment of the current legal framework, a policy paper setting the stage for a reform proposal, including the insurance scheme’s main components and the strategic and operational steps to be undertaken, and the drafting of specific parts of the new regulatory framework. The activities emphasized the link between prevention, compensation, and rehabilitation, and cultivated support from social partners for the proposed legislative reforms.
  • Survey on pension adequacy and spending of the single elderlies

    Start activities
    14-11-2022
    End activities
    24-02-2023
    Partner Institution
    Training, Assessment and Research Institute for Labor and Social Protection (TARILSP)
    Type of Assistance
    Organisational capacity building
    Code
    2022-23
    Description
    The Training, Assessment and Research Institute for Labor and Social Protection of Mongolia works on methodological improvements in data collection on social protection matters, which reverberate on the quality and relevancy of data analysis and, therefore, policy advise. Experts from Belgium, Finland, Portugal, and Slovakia mobilized by SOCIEUX+ have collaborated with the partner in reengineering data-collection methods (sampling and questionnaires) and provided examples of modern tools and methods for data analysis. The partner has engaged into the elaboration of policy advise, thus building the ground for the development of knowledge-based policy making in the area of social policy.
  • Best practices and strategy for collection of voluntary contributions to non-state pension funds

    Start activities
    17-10-2022
    End activities
    10-02-2023
    Partner Institution
    State Social Protection Fund
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional capacity building
    Code
    2022-21
    Description
    Through two activities, Finnish, French, and German experts mobilized by SOCIEUX+ provided the State Social Protection Fund of Azerbaijan with EU good practices in collecting voluntary contributions to non-state pension funds, followed by a strategy to create, attract and create incentives to non-state pension funds.