RECIPROCAMENTE IS A TOOL FOR THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA ABOUT SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES. IT IS AN INITIATIVE OF EUROSOCIAL, COOPERATION PROGRAMME OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

28 December, 2015

THE QUALITY OF SOCIAL SERVICES: A SHARED CHALLENGE

Both for the Latin American and Caribbean countries and for the European countries, the issue of quality of social services represents a key element in order to ensure social cohesion and to fight poverty and exclusion. As Alicia Bárcena reminded us during the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin […]
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 […]