Platform for PWD Employment Policy Monitoring (Disability Employment Union Platform)
Project type: Services Project Budget: 89,875 euros.
Project location: Local Project Status: Finished
Project Source of Funding: EU
Project Donor: EU - European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)
Implementing partner: Youth with Disabilities Forum; Partners: Development Initiative Group (SeConS) and Centre for Independent Living of PWDs
[18-06-2012 - 18-06-2014] (Serbia)
Short description: Enhancing the right to employment of PWDs through strengthening the roles of PWD civil society organizations and other relevant actors, by developing an innovative platform for monitoring of PWD employment policies and establishing an association for employment of PWDs.
Activities: (1) research on employment of PWDs (selected sample of employers and employees); (2) organization of interviews and discussions in focus groups, organized with the representatives of relevant institutions and other actors at central and local level; (3) carrying out the trainings for monitoring of PWD employment; (4) establishing of the association for PWD employment; (5) organization of 6 public debates (in the stated cities); (6) drafting of the proposal for improvement of PWD employment policies.
Achieved results: 1) Survey on disability employment organized with representative sample of employees and employers 2) In-depth interviews and focus group discussions organized with representatives of central level and local level institutions and other actors
3) Training on disability employment monitoring implemented
4) Disability employment Union established
5) 6 Public debates were implemented
6) Created recommendations for policy improvement
Comment: Partners: Development Initiative Group (SeConS) and Centre for Independent Living of PWDs
Budget: EUR 89,875.00 (Contribution of the Government of the Republic of Serbia: EUR 17,955.00 – MERD or MoLESP)