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Kingdom of Spain

Weekly Social Protection Links: March 22

On 6 March, PhD researcher Chandreyi Guharay, will give a lecture on 'Social Protection on the Move: A Transnational Exploration of Nicaraguan Migrant Women’s Engagement with Social Protection in Spain and Nicaragua'. The lecture is part of the Migration Seminar Series held at the International Institute of Social Studies.

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Spain's ICT development agency Red.es announced that it will be allocating EUR 12 million of public funds to support the digital transformation of social services in the Andalucia region. A number of ICT initiatives will be carried out under the deal reached with the Junta de Andalucia, above all the creation of an electronic health database with information on the care, planning, monitoring and evaluation needs of all interventions carried out in the area of social services. 

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EUROsociAL+

EUROsociAL+ is a cooperation programme between Latin America and the European Union which seeks to contribute to improving social cohesion in Latin American countries, as well as to institutional strengthening through support to their processes for the design, reform and implementation of public policies. It focusses its action on the areas of gender, governance and social policy.

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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. The UAB aims to become integrated into its area of influence and in society in general, adopting the principles of social responsibility and organisation and specifical consolidating and increasing social commitment.

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Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas (Valencian Institute of Economic Research)

The Ivie is a center devoted to developing, fostering and projecting economic research at a national and international level. To meet these objectives, the Institute:

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Universidad Internacional de Andalucía, UNIA (International University of Andalucía)

La Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (UNIA) es una institución pública creada por Ley de la Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía en el año 1994, que nace con el objetivo de contribuir a la creación, desarrollo, transmisión y crítica de la ciencia, de la técnica y de la cultura, mediante la docencia, la investigación coordinada y el intercambio de información científica y tecnológica de interés a nivel internacional e interregional.

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Regional authorities in Madrid are asking homeless people to declare their income from begging, busking and scrap metal collection in order to be eligible for public aid. Individuals applying for guaranteed minimum income benefits, known as Renta Mínima de Inserción (RMI), are being told to present a sworn statement listing their street earnings, as though it were income from a regular job.

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Objective

This training will focus on different financial instruments intended for persons with disabilities, their implementation and monitoring in line with the UNCRPD. 
 

Key topics

  • EU financial instruments
  • EU funds
  • State aid
  • Accessible public procurement
  • Disability assessment
  • Solutions to barriers in accessibility

Who should attend?

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This event aims to broadcast the most innovative initiatives in inclusive employment and entrepreneurship in Europe. It will also act as a meeting and discussion place for organizations working to assist groups facing difficulties in terms of their inclusion in the labour market.

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