Regional Workshop: Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the Western Balkans Region
From 19th till 20th of April 2018, representative of OEM attended the regional workshop with title “Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the Western Balkans Region”, held in Belgrade, Serbia.The two-day workshop brought together beneficiaries from 6 Western Balkans economies, from different sectors: representatives of the government institutions dealing with the employment and social protection of persons with disabilities, public employment services, and employers organizations. They shared experience and discussed about improvement of legislation and existing practices, especially focusing on the following areas:
• Legal and strategic framework for professional rehabilitation and employment of PWD in Serbia and 5 Western Balkans economies;
• Policy measures and labour market interventions for the activation of PWDs, incentives and employers’ approach to employment of PWD;
• Implementation of company-wide disability inclusion policies and promotion of valuable initiatives;
• Success factors, transferability, lessons learned and recommendations.
This workshop was organized jointly in the framework of two regional projects: Employment and Social Affairs Platform (ESAP) and Promoting Inclusive Labour Market Solutions in the Western Balkans.
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