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30.06.2017

Belgrade, June 29, 2017 - Children and young people from the lower social strata in Serbia do not have equal chances to gain education, fulfill their potentials and give maximum contribution to the  society. This is a main message from the panel discussion dedicated to inequalities in education, organized on June 29, 2017 on the occasion of the new issue and topic presented on the internet... Read more

28.04.2017

Belgrade, 27th April 2017 – Today's presentation of the new online platform for Monitoring Social Situation in Serbia MONS (www.mons.rs) highlighted that the great increase in inequality has negative consequences on economic growth and stability of the society. Serbia's Income and living conditions survey shows that our country has the greatest inequality in the distribution of... Read more

20.04.2017

Belgrade, April 20, 2017 - Social enterprises, in addition to achieving their economic function, through the sale of products and services on the market, have an important social role - to contribute to solving social issues, stated participants at the FREN conference organized on April 19, 2017, in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran And Social Affairs Zoran Lalic;... Read more

11.04.2017

FREN has become a member of the “Eastern European Social Policy Network” (EESPN) that was established in 2016 by the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (affiliated to the United Nations) in Vienna. The European Centre is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research.The Centre aims to improve social... Read more

13.03.2017

On Friday, 17 March 2017 at 11.00 am promotion of the new issue of the Quarterly Monitor - QM47 will be held in the Professors hall at the Faculty of Economics. Participants: Prof. Dr Milojko Arsic - Editor in Chief of the Quarterly Monitor, Will Bartlett - London School of Economics and Political Science, Milica Uvalić - Department of Economics of the University of Perugia,... Read more

08.12.2016

The First Newsletter of the Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network. Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network was established in June 2016 as a Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP) projed 'Strengthening the Labour Market Research Network - Toward the Understanding of the Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans'. The key objectives of the network have been to... Read more

07.12.2016

Belgrade, 2 December 2016 - Children in Serbia have significantly higher risk of poverty (30%) compared to the general population, as compared to children in the countries of the European Union (19%).  For existing social protection programs in Serbia to respond more adequately to the needs of families and children at risk of poverty, better identification of households in... Read more

29.11.2016

Within the project "Strengthening the Labour Market Research Network – Toward the Understanding of the Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans", on November 24th 2016 the third workshop of the Network of researchers of the labour market in the Western Balkans, was held. The project is funded by the Swiss Government through the RRPP - Regional Research Promotion... Read more

14.11.2016

On October 27-28, 2016, the second Workshop of the RRPP Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network was held at the Univeristy American College, Skoplje, Macedonia.  At the Workshop, project researchers from the Western Balkans region have presented comparative stock-taking papers covering the following topics: Migration and remittances, Informal employment, Public-... Read more

31.10.2016

Within the "Migration as social protection: Analysis of Macedonian, Albanian and Serbian remittance-receiving households" project, financed by the Regional Research Promotion Program - RRPP and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, FREN published the Policy Brief "Money from abroad protects households in Serbia from deeper vulnerability". Please find attached the... Read more

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