Social sciences

09 March 2016

More flexibility for service contracts on health and social issues, and education

Published : Wed, 09 Mar 2016 Social, health and education services play an important role in social protection, health care and education, but different cultural traditions mean that such services are organised very differently from one cou...
09 March 2016

More flexibility for service contracts on health & social issues and education

Published : Wed, 09 Mar 2016 Social, health and education services play an important role in social protection, health care and education, but different cultural traditions mean that such services are organised very differently from one cou...
11 February 2016

Peer Review in the Netherlands: Social community teams against poverty

The Dutch government’s declared aim is to move from a welfare state to a “participation society” built on citizens’ self-reliance and networking. Large parts of the social security system have been devolved to the municipalities, which are expected to fol...
09 February 2016

Supporting social responsibility in the economy through public procurement

Published : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 By using their purchasing power to choose socially responsible goods, services and works, public authorities can set a positive example and encourage enterprises to make wider use of social standards in the mana...

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