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24 February, 2016

ACTEURS PUBLICS – ACTEURS PRIVES DE L’ACCUEIL DES JEUNES ENFANTS EN FRANCE (Frédérique Leprince)

En France, la politique familiale est une politique publique depuis longtemps. Différents acteurs nationaux et locaux, publics et privés, y contribuent, et notamment la branche famille de la sécurité sociale qui tire ses origines des caisses de compensation créées par le patronat social dès le début du XXème siècle. Au […]
28 December, 2015

COMPROMISO Y RESPONSIBILIDAD DE TODOS. EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA LEARNING WITH AND FROM EACH OTHER FOR COMPETENT EARLY CHILDHOOD SYSTEMS (Mathias Urban)

Beware of success stories? It is, at first sight, a remarkable success story: services for young children and their families have gained a prominent and permanent place on international policy agendas and are in the centre of the attention of national and global agents concerned with the ‘big’ issues like […]
28 December, 2015

EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE: ACCESSIBILITY AND QUALITY OF SERVICES

On the issue of accessibility and quality of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Europe, we recommend the report Early childhood care: Accessibility and quality of services written by Daniel Molinuevo and Daphne Ahrendt and published by Eurofound last July. The main conclusion offered by the authors is that working […]
10 December, 2015

HOUSING FIRST IN SPAIN: FROM THE STREET TO THE HOME

We invite to read this interesting article “Housing First in Spain: from the street to the home“, published by the Institute of Global Homelessness and written by Joan Uribe Vilarrodona, Director in Saint John of God, Social Services, Barcelona, and professor at the University of Barcelona and researcher on GRECS […]
25 November, 2015

THE EXPERIENCE OF DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION IN TRIESTE AND LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES (Giovanna Del Giudice)

In 1979 Franco Basaglia gave a series of lectures in Brazil: in São Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro in June, and in Belo Horizonte in November. They were some of the last occasions he expressed his thoughts in public and they still have a very considerable impact today, even […]
25 November, 2015

EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR DISABILITY 2010 – 2020: A EUROPE WITH NO BARRIERS

“One in six people in the European Union (EU) has a disability that ranges from mild to severe making around 80 million who are often prevented from taking part fully in society and the economy because of environmental and attitudinal barriers. For people with disabilities the rate of poverty is […]
25 November, 2015

DISABILITY AND POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA IN LATIN AMERICA

On September 25th2015 the Member States of the United Nations adopted the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development including a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, to fight inequality and injustice and to tackle climate change. In order to promote reflection and debate for a real inclusion of […]
25 November, 2015

REMETTRE LE CITOYEN AU CŒUR DES POLITIQUES SOCIALES DANS UN CONTEXTE SOCIO ADMINISTRATIF COMPLEXE : L’EXEMPLE FRANÇAIS DES MAISONS DÉPARTEMENTALES DES PERSONNES HANDICAPÉES (Gilles Kounowski)

Pour améliorer les conditions de vie des personnes handicapées et leurs familles, des «guichets uniques » sont créés en France en 2005: les Maisons départementales des personnes handicapées (MDPH), appelées à devenir les lieux d’accueil, d’information, d’orientation et d’évaluation de leurs besoins. 1. Contexte et enjeux Pour comprendre ce processus […]
25 November, 2015

FORMULATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES AS A TOOL TO GUARANTEE RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN LATIN AMERICA (María Covadonga Fentanes)

The ‘Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’, promulgated by the UN Assembly in 2006, has as its objective the promotion, protection, and guarantee of full and equal enjoyment of all human rights for all persons with disabilities, and is considered to be the first Human Rights Treaty of […]