Network meeting #1: The inner workings of public administration – What are the obligations of municipalities in the welfare area and how are they met? What is the basis of realistic co-operation between local municipalities and NGOs built on mutual trust and defined roles?
Date: 28.02.24 at 13:00-15:00 CET
Network meeting #2: Nothing about us without us – NGOs play a crucial role in informing the public sector about the needs and will of people in vulnerable positions. How can NGOs ensure that their voice is heard and acted upon? How can NGOs build their capacity and empower their clients?
Date: 10.04.24 at 13:00-15:00 CET
Network meeting #3: Early interventions – Systems are often built and administered by people who lack the relevant insights into the needs of people in vulnerable positions. As a result the systems are catered to the majority of the population, but not everyone. How can NGOs have an early say in the implementation of new systems so that their clients are not unduly affected?
Date: 18.09.24 at 13:00-15:00 CET
Network meeting #4: The Case for Independent Living – The dangers of the welfare system include silo thinking, insufficient resources and unclear responsibilities of providers. User-controlled personal assistance (UC-PA) is a holistic approach to providing assistance on the terms of the individual. Yet it faces an uncertain future in many places. What are the pros and cons of user-controlled services?
Date: 06.11.24 at 13:00-15:00