Headway Economic Consultants SA organized on the 22nd of July an infoday in order to inform stakeholders (representatives from the Region of Central Macedonia, Municipalities, civil society, etc.) about the role and contribution of the Observatory for the Social Integration in the Region of Central Macedonia in countering poverty and social exclusion, as well as to present the findings from the annual report.
The report – summarizing the activities of 2018 – analyzes the existing situation in the Region of Central Macedonia in terms of social inclusion and poverty, including data collected from the Observatory during the field research, which took place in the Municipalities of the Region and the relevant structures of social integration, bodies of the Civil Society (NGOs, Institutions, etc.).
Read the Annual Report here.
The role of Social Integration Observatory of the Region of Central Macedonia
The Social Integration Observatory of the Region of Central Macedonia – coordinated by Headway – was created in the context of the new National Strategy for Social Integration and its main purpose is the effective monitoring and coordination of the objectives of the Regional Strategy for Social Integration. In particular, the Observatory aims to highlight local needs in matters of social protection, welfare and solidarity policies in capturing and mapping the spatial dimensions of poverty and social exclusion.