Habitact: a tool forcooperation on local  homeless policy
2Launched by Amsterdam Athens Dublin Esch-sur-Alzette Ghent Madrid Odense Vitoria-Gasteiz
3
4With support of Feantsa: a massive amount of EXPERTISE & an interesting combination of INTERESTS
5Habitact aims @:European cooperation between local social policy administrations on tacking homelessness by setting up Eu...
6Preparing Amsterdam peer review  Discussion paper by outside expertise from researcher  The EU Strategy on social protect...
74th and 5th of March Presentations Site visits; e.g. central access Discussing Key Issues   Resettlement of homeless peop...
8Evaluation participating stakeholders (who (not) tot invite)   Cities feel the need to peer review their strategy without...
9Meeting report http://www.habitact.eu/activity/peerreview
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HABITACT - European exchange forum on local homeless strategies - Amsterdam Perspective

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A presentation given by Nienke Boesveldt, City of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, at a FEANTSA seminar on "Homelessness in public and private spaces: Mind the policy gap! Local strategies to address the different faces of homelessness", hosted by the Committee of the Regions, June 2010

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HABITACT - European exchange forum on local homeless strategies - Amsterdam Perspective

  1. 1. Habitact: a tool forcooperation on local homeless policy
  2. 2. 2Launched by Amsterdam Athens Dublin Esch-sur-Alzette Ghent Madrid Odense Vitoria-Gasteiz
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. 4With support of Feantsa: a massive amount of EXPERTISE & an interesting combination of INTERESTS
  5. 5. 5Habitact aims @:European cooperation between local social policy administrations on tacking homelessness by setting up European projects (research and/or exchange) facilitating working groups and peer reviews on local homeless policy design monitoring local initiatives on homelessness across Europe and more!
  6. 6. 6Preparing Amsterdam peer review Discussion paper by outside expertise from researcher The EU Strategy on social protection and social inclusion Description of the Amsterdam case Transferability issues Challenges for the future Key questions Peer cities prepared comments and key questions
  7. 7. 74th and 5th of March Presentations Site visits; e.g. central access Discussing Key Issues Resettlement of homeless people Political momentum Prevention of homelessness Hard-to-reach groups, not captured by homeless policy Relations between local authorities and service providers
  8. 8. 8Evaluation participating stakeholders (who (not) tot invite) Cities feel the need to peer review their strategy without alternative perspectives?? how to structure a meeting even more Start with five key recommendations from Amsterdam to others And Amsterdam’ challenges
  9. 9. 9Meeting report http://www.habitact.eu/activity/peerreview

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