Supporting social service providers and enhancement of the monitoring capacities in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Eptisa is providing supporting services to the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees to enhancement its monitoring capacities and support social service providers

February 24 2016

The European Union awarded Eptisa a new project in Bosnia & Herzegovina to support social service providers and enhancement of the monitoring capacities of the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees.

More specifically, the overall objective of this project is to enhance monitoring, reporting and promotion of human rights and to improve social protection of the vulnerable and socially disadvantaged groups.

Within this contract Eptisa, as part of a consortium, will work to achieve two project purposes. On the one hand, to develop a generic model to assist elderly and disabled persona, and to support the establishment of two mobile teams that will be providing the assistance to the two categories of beneficiaries. And on the other hand, to strengthen primarily the capacities of the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees as well as other institutions responsible for collecting data on human rights protection in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

The project, which will be implemented until July 2017, pretends to achieve the following results:

  1. Provided support to social welfare legislation reforms.
  2. Strengthened system for monitoring the access to rights of vulnerable groups
  3. Strengthened capacities of the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees and other institutions involved in improving the protection of vulnerable groups and promotion of human rights.
  4. Strengthened welfare centres in pilot areas to deliver effective social services, with special focus on assistance to elderly persons.
  5. Technical strengthening of the capacities in Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees and social services providers.

 
 Supporting social service providers and enhancement of the monitoring capacities in Bosnia & Herzegovina