Presentation on theme: "How were the de- institutionalization targets and activities defined in planning and strategic documents in 4 countries? How were they applied, monitored."— Presentation transcript:
How were the de- institutionalization targets and activities defined in planning and strategic documents in 4 countries? How were they applied, monitored and evaluated? Dr. Reima Ana Maglajlić Holiček Freelance Consultant, SEE
Strategic planning Child and social protection planning in the region - Under strong influence of strategic planning –Poverty reduction strategy Albania – National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development, 2001 Macedonia – National Strategy for Poverty Reduction, 2002 Serbia – Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, 2003 BiH – Mid-Term Development Strategy, 2002 –National action plans for children Albania – National Strategy and Action Plan for Children, 2005-2010 Bulgaria – Government Strategy and Action Plan for Protection of Childrens Rights 2000-2003 Macedonia – National Plan of Action on Rights of Children 2005- 2015 Serbia – Plan of Action for Children 2004
Strategic planning (II) –Rights and needs of specific target groups Albania - National Strategy for the Fight against child trafficking and protection of children victims of trafficking 2005 Bulgaria – National Strategy for Prevention and Combat of Associal Behaviour and the Crimes of Minors and Under-Aged Persons, 2003 Bulgaria – National Strategy for Protection and Social Integration of Children With Disabilities 2003 -2005 Bulgaria – Plan for Reduction of the Number of Children in Specialised Institutions 2003-2005
Strategic planning (III) Strategic plans for social protection –Albania – Strategy of Social Services 2005- 2010 –Bulgaria – National Report and Action Plan on Social Inclusion and Social Protection 2006- 2008 –Serbia – Social Welfare System Reform Strategy (2005) Child protection –Bulgaria, 2003
Content of strategies Decentralisation related deinstitutionalisationPluralism of service providers and community based care – related deinstitutionalisation Improved targeting of material assistance
Main focus on community based services Bulgaria – A NUMBER of strategies –Plan for Reducing the Number of Children in Specialised Institutions 2003-2005 Gatekeeping Improvements in quality of care Transformation – re-structuring process
Main focus on community based services (II) Albania Social Services Strategy, 2005 –Reunification of children with biological families –PREVENTING ENTRY – focus on children under 8 –Keep periods of residential care to a minimum Albania National Strategy for People with Disabilities, 2006 –Adioption of new measures for people who cannot benefit from services in families
Deinstitutionalisation focus Serbia – Social Welfare Development Strategy, 2005 –One of main objectives –Establishment of a special working group at the Ministry in 2002 –Precondition for deinstitutionalisation = establishment of alternative forms of care Preventing entry – from Nov 2006
Deinstitutionalisation focus (II) Serbia – Social Welfare Development Strategy, 2005 – adopting a medium-term plan for the transformation of institutions –Adopting individual transformation plans for each institution with children –Adjusting the existing network to the process of transformation of institutions –Adopting specific programmes for training and improving professional skills of all stakeholders involved in the protection of beneficiaries in residential care (capacity building) –Timing – 2006 completion, but on-going
Deinstitutionalisation focus (III) Macedonia – currently developing a Strategy for Deinstitutionalisation –Deinstitutionalisation of Demir Kapija since 2006
Monitoring and evaluation MDGs… Laeken indicators Action plan Establishment of new bodies Level of capacity for –Evidence-based policy making –Monitoring and evaluation –Limited in both state and non-governmental organisations
M&E (II) Serbia – Social Welfare Strategy –Measures, Activies and Mechanisms re. Improvements in the supply and quality of services of all forms of residential care Adopting a mid-term plan for transformation of institutions Adoption of individual transformation plans for each institution Adjusting the existing network to the process of transformation of institutions Adopting specific programmes for training and improving professional skills of all stakeholders involved in the protection of beneficiareis in residential care –Sets expected impact…
M&E (III) Capacities for M/E on local level Who does it? How often? What is M&E based on?
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