Escenarios y estrategias

28 July, 2015

THE BEST INVESTMENT (Lluís Francesc Peris Cancio)

Childhood is the most interesting segment of the population to invest in for the social policy of any country. Moreover, in 2008 the Nobel Prize for Economy Heckman proved that the earliest years of life generate the greatest return as concerns the growth of the human assets of a nation. […]
23 June, 2015

THE EUROPEAN UNION AND LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN IN THE NEW ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONTEXT

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) prepared a new document for the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union, which was held in Brussels on 10 and 11 June 2015. […]
13 May, 2015

GERMANY : A “HABITAT” FOR GROWTH OF SOCIAL ECONOMY

The report “Social Enterprise, Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in Germany” written by Annette Zimmer & Stephanie Bräuer of the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Germany, aims at assessing the main features and the evolution of social enterprises in Germany. The text is divided into two main parts. In the first […]
25 March, 2015

Ecuador: The Paradigm of Sumak Kawsay Good Living and the Eradication of Extreme Poverty

Cecilia Vaca Jones In Ecuador income poverty has dropped by 15.1 percentage points from December, 2006 to December, 2014. This means that over one million people have overcome their poverty situations. To what strategies can this achievement be ascribed? Firstly, the adoption of the Sumak Kawsay Good Living as Ecuador’s […]
16 March, 2015

ACTIVE INCLUSION OF LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED AND SOCIAL TRANSFERS RECIPIENTS – EU APPROACH (Davor Dominkus, Slovenia)

By adoption of the Lisbon strategy in 2000 EU undertook, among other tasks, very ambitious plans for eradication of poverty and social exclusion. Despite relatively favourable economic conditions, existing up to 2008, the goals were not achieved or were only partially fulfilled. Characteristic of this period is the opinion that […]
14 January, 2015

DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT OF THE EU SOCIAL PROTECTION COMMITTEE AND THE COORDINATOR MINISTRY FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF ECUADOR

Interview to Thomas Dominique and Cecilia Vaca Jones during the Biregional Seminar in Naples (Italy) in November 2014. They dialogue with Reciprocamente about the realities that most currently influence the development of policies for social inclusion, both in Latin America and in Europe, and in particular on the labor market, […]
16 November, 2014

IN THE HEART OF THE EUROPEAN AGENDA (EUROPEAN SOCIAL OBERVATORY)

The European Social Observatory (OSE ) in October 2014 has published a report entitled “Putting the fight Against Poverty and social exclusion at the heart of the EU agenda: a contribution to the Mid – Term Review of the Europe 2020 Strategy” , whose authors are Hugh Frazer of the […]