Special section: Decentralisation

On this page you will find resources and information on Decentralisation of social services, including information on the ChildHub conference on the same subject.

About the Conference

18 Jul 2016
Slides and posters from the Regional Policy Forum: Impact of Decentralisation on Social Services, May 10-11 2016 in Vienna, Austria.    Posters: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Kosovo Moldova Romania... Read more
11 Jun 2016
On 10-11 May 2016 in Vienna, Austria, the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe organised a Regional Policy Forum on Decentralisation of Social Services. This event brought together over 60 participants, including policy makers, local... Read more
24 May 2016
Conference research reports were developed for the conference „Decentralisation of Social Services: Methods, Consequences,Lessons Learnt” that took place 10-11 May 2016 in Vienna, Austria, organised by ChildHub. There are nine papers... Read more
18 May 2016
On 10-11 May 2016 Child Protection Hub for South East Europe organised a Policy Forum on Impact of Decentralisation on Social Services in Vienna, Austria. The event brought together about 60 policy makers, local authorities, representatives of... Read more

Library

20 Jan 2020
The transition from institutional to family- and community-based care has received growing support from the European Union and its Member States. On one hand, the EU has been issuing policy guidance and allocating significant amounts of EU funds... Read more
01 Jan 2019
We are sharing this report, prepared by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU at the invitation of "Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria" (HHC). The evaluation presented in the document was prepared by the... Read more
01 Jun 2018
Dear colleagues, we are sharing with you the UNICEF document “Ending institutionalization and strengthening family and community based care for children in Europe and beyond”. The document aims at highlighting the need for the process of... Read more

Decentralisation

[Bulgaria] Bulgarian Civil Society Calls on EU Commissioners to Assist with Hate Campaigns against the Social Services Act
Date of publication: 2020
Eurochild reported that over 60 Bulgarian civil society organisations (CSOs) called on six EU Commissioners in a letter to urge the Bulgarian government to effectively act against hate campaigns which questio
[International] The UN is focusing on the rights of children without parental care
Date of publication: 2020
On 18th December 2019, the UN General Assembly Third Comittee formally adopted a Resolution on the Rights of the Child, which focuses on the rights of children without parental care.
Lessons Learned and Recommendations to Strengthen Families and End Institutionalisation for Children in Europe
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: The Opening Doors campaign
The transition from institutional to family- and community-based care has received growing support from the European Union and its Member States.

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