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  2. 2. PARTNERSHIP <ul><li>European Anti-Poverty Network (Portugal – leading partner); </li></ul><ul><li>European Anti-Poverty Network - Castilla La Mancha </li></ul><ul><li>Union Régionale des Entreprises d’Insertion – Languedoc Roussillon </li></ul><ul><li>Flemish Network of Associations of People Experiencing Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Poverty Information Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Caritas Romania Confederation </li></ul><ul><li>European Anti-Poverty Network </li></ul><ul><li>International Labour Office </li></ul>
  3. 3. MAIN OBJECTIVE make more clear and effective the relationship between employment, social welfare and social inclusion and to enhance strategies and practices, particularly those coming from the fields of inclusive entrepreneurship, social economy and local development, where this positive relation can be concretized .
  4. 4. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Conducting a European survey on social and employment inclusion, to produce a catalogue of real ‘employment and social welfare for inclusion’ measures and actions in each country or region); </li></ul><ul><li>Put in evidence the relevant actions concerning the connection between employment, inclusion and protection (active inclusion) and social economy through a kind of ‘peer review’ action </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate (by putting in evidence concrete actions and micro-projects) the power, capability and added value of social economy to produce active inclusion with different publics trough employment specific measures </li></ul><ul><li>Use CIARIS as a powerful tool of mutual learning for designing and implementing active inclusion social policies (minimum income, employment and others) by capitalizing current knowledge ad practices and providing technical assistance in the framework of the Structural Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Produce a ‘road map’ for inclusion taking in consideration: different actors, different strategies, different publics and different contexts </li></ul>
  5. 5. ACTIVITIES… <ul><li>European General overview on Employment and Inclusion Policies: </li></ul>Development of a report with an overview on Employment and Social Inclusion policies during the last 10 years in Europe. This report will be developed by an external expert.
  6. 6. … ACTIVITIES… <ul><li>National / Regional Researches: </li></ul>The aim of national / regional researches is identify key strategies, programmes and actions in the field of the promotion of employment and the social welfare for inclusion. The 2nd phase of this working package is organising national / regional Workshops between different actors for the discussion of these reports. Each partner will be responsible for the elaboration of its report and development of the workshops in their own country.
  7. 7. … ACTIVITIES… <ul><li>Bilateral Peer Reviews: </li></ul><ul><li>Each partner will organize a peer review to receive another partner. This peer review could be a workshop or visits involving 3 or 4 experiences of inclusion through employment initiatives. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portugal/Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>France/Belgium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Romania/Bulgaria </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. … ACTIVITIES <ul><li>Selection of experiences: </li></ul>Each partner will select 3 or 4 different experiences/organisations confronted with problems of poverty and social exclusion. They will constitute a laboratory for designing strategies of “bridging” employment initiatives to social inclusion and fight against poverty and social exclusion.
  9. 9. OUTPUTS <ul><li>Report of the European general overview on employment and inclusion policies during the last 10 years; </li></ul><ul><li>National reports </li></ul><ul><li>Report of National Peer Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Package of on-line training on capacity building bridging employment, social protection and social inclusion strategies in the fight against poverty and social exclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement and update of CIARIS </li></ul><ul><li>Road Map </li></ul>
  11. 11. PROJECT BUDGET <ul><li>Total Cost: 587 525.23€ </li></ul><ul><li>Community Grant: 469 961.44€ </li></ul><ul><li>REAPN contribution: 26 563.79€ </li></ul><ul><li>Partner’s contribution: 16 000€ </li></ul><ul><li>ILO contribution: 40 000€ </li></ul><ul><li>Fundação Luís Araújo: 35 000€ </li></ul>
  12. 12. PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS <ul><li>A pre-financing of maximum 30% of the accepted grant amount payable within 45 days of the date when the last of the two parties signs the agreement. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Total: 140 988.43€ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A further pre-financing equivalent to maximum 40% of the accepted grant amount: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- The beneficiary is allowed to request a further pre-financing payment once he has used up 70% of the previous pre-financing. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- The request shall be accompanied by a detailed statement of the eligible costs actually incurred (as per the format of the detailed estimated budget) and a progress report on the action's implementation. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total: 187 984.57 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Payment of the Balance </li></ul>
  13. 13. REPORTS <ul><li>Progress Report on project’s implementation and detailed statement of the costs must be submitted on the request for the second pre-financing or within 2 month following the date when the 1st pre-financing reaches 70% of utilisation </li></ul><ul><li>Final Technical implementation Report and Final Financial statement must be submitted in the request for final payment and, at latest, within 3 months following the end of the project (30 November 2009). </li></ul>
  14. 14. PUBLICITY Any notice or publication by the beneficiary about the project, including at a conference or seminar, must specify that: &quot;This project has received funding from the European Commission”. Publications must specify &quot; that it reflects the author's view and that the Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein &quot;.
  15. 15. TIMETABLE
  16. 16. All Partners Final Seminar Road Map Belgium (Brussels) November REAPN 5th Steering Committee Portugal May All Partners 4 th Working Package – Selection of Experiences National Level January to September (starting since the beginning) REAPN 4th Steering Committee Portugal January 2009 All partners 3 rd Working Package – Peer Reviews National Level September to December ILO Package of “Consulting” modules (Guidelines) European Level March to September REAPN/ILO 3rd Steering Committee Portugal September All partners 2 nd Working Package – National researches and Workshops National Level March to June REAPN/EAPN/ILO 2nd Steering Committee Belgium (Brussels) March REAPN 1 st Working Package – European Report European Level January to February REAPN/ILO 1st Steering Committee Portugal 12th January 2008 Responsible partner Activity Location Month/Year