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BUREAU OF SOCIAL
AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

Association of Civil Society Organizations
and independent experts for social sector reform
Research
Development of policy papers in the field of social services and social security reform
Increasing
the capacity of providers of social services, social partners and civil society
Mobilization
of NGOs to develop a common vision of necessary changes in the field of social policy
Advocacy
Conduction advocacy campaigns to promote draft legal documents relating to the sustainable development

Social Dialogue

Enshrined in the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU

is the need to reform the principles of interaction between trade unions, employers, civil society organizations and the state to better resolve socio-economic problems in the country

Social reform

The Bureau of Social and Political Developments, together with the Coordination and Expert Council on Social Policy and the Ministry of Social Policy, worked out a model for reforming the social services provision system in Ukraine in a decentralized environment.

Advisory group of Ukraine on Sustainable Development was created according to the requirements of Article 299 of the Association Agreement between Ukraine on the one hand and the European Union in order to facilitate the implementation of the provisions of Chapter 13 "Trade and sustainable development" of the Association Agreement. To this end, the Advisory Group: expresses its position and makes recommendations on matters related to the implementation of Chapter 13 of the Trade and Sustainable Development of the Association Agreement. Recommendations could be provided on its own initiative or at the request of the EU-Ukraine Subcommittee on Trade and Sustainable Development or the Trade and Sustainable Development Board or an expert group set up under the provisions of Article 301 of the Association

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The 10th Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum was held. The peculiarity of this year's conference is the symbolic celebration of the 100th anniversary of the national independence of the five Eastern Partnership countries - Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine, which in turn is a good reason for self-reflection and revaluation not only in matters relating to the Eastern partnership, but also the European Union, and in a wider context. This historic date is litmusing paper about systemic changes in the countries of Eastern Europe, which balance between democracy and authoritarian regimes. At the same time, one year before the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership Initiative, as well as mid-to-final (2020) implementation of the 20 expected achievements of the Eastern Partnership, this is an important opportunity

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Motherhood protection  and gender aspects in social security - name of the 5-day training organized by the International Labor Organization (ILO) for representatives of the National Tripartite Social and Economic Council, social services, trade union associations, NGO`s including Bureau of Social and Political Developments and Institutions of the higher education. During the training, participants from different fields, in cooperation with international experts, had the opportunity to compare maternity protection conventions 103 and 183 and evaluate how much national legislation respond to the needs of working mothers. "I am particularly concerned about the problem of women's slowed down career development compared to the men. After studying with the ILO, I  plan to conduct trainings for employers to ensure maternity protection at their enterprises. Now business becomes more

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Coordination and Expert Council on Social Policy

The main activity of KER is the implementation of scientific research and development,

aimed at realization of strategic tasks of social policy and social strategy of the state.

Науково-достідний інститут Unicef Європейський союз Civil Society Forum Карітас України громадська синергія Європейська соціальна мережа