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PEOPLE Newsletter - March 2011

PEOPLE Newsletter March 2011
PEOPLE Newsletter March 2011
14/02/11
The second PEOPLE newsletter comes to you with a full wrap-up of the eventful PEOPLE International Conference on Work and Private Life in Seville last year, hosted by the PEOPLE Lead Partner, as well as an extended focus on the Reconciliation of Work and Private Life theme, including a summary of all the postings on the new PEOPLE Wiki.
 
 
International Conference on Reconciliation of Work and Private Life
International Conference on Reconciliation of Work and Private Life
12/02/11
Tips to top reconciliation: work it out and home it in…por una conciliacion compartida also known as the third PEOPLE International Conference organised by the Ministry for Equality and Social Welfare of the Regional Government of Andalusia (Junta de Andalucia). The Conference, which gathered together 75 female and 39 male participants, intended to raise awareness about the need to implement measures for the reconciliation of personal, family and professional life of women and men as a means of harmonizing the labour availability of both genders, taking into consideration the fact that women make up half the work-force and can contribute in an essential way to growth, employment and social cohesion in the European Union.
 
 
Study visit on Reconciliation of Work and Private Life
Study visit on Reconciliation of Work and Private Life
11/02/11
A study visit on the 13th of October was organised to make highlight to the regional partners of PEOPLE successful experiences in Andalusia in the field of reconciliation.

Forty-three regional experts (thirty-one women and twelve men) were in direct contact with the management of these experiences and could further share their expertise and knowledge during the open debate sessions.
 
 
Krakow Study Visit and Exchange of Experience
Krakow Study Visit and Exchange of Experience
10/02/11
On the 8th and 9th November 2010, the Regional Minister for Equality and Social Welfare, Mrs. Micaela Navarro, the most senior officer for the European project PEOPLE - Innovation for a Societal Change - (INTERREG IVC Programme), held several meetings with Malopolska policy makers in Poland.
 
 
PEOPLE subproject spotlight: DIVERSIA
PEOPLE subproject spotlight: DIVERSIA
08/02/11
The DIVERSIA subproject was selected in the field of sub-objective number 1 of PEOPLE, which deals with issues relating to the reconciliation of work and private life. Out of the project, a cross-European research into balancing private and professional life in the context of family networks has been developed.
 
 
SO1 Italian case study: Training workshops: Lets bargain equality
SO1 Italian case study: Training workshops: Lets bargain equality
02/02/11
This is a multimedia case study realised by the adviser for equal opportunity from our Italian partner in the Province of Venice: Donne e lavoro. Storie di ordinaria discriminazione (women and work: a story of ordinary discrimination).
 
 
PEOPLE Wiki: Main entries of subobjective number 1
PEOPLE Wiki: Main entries of subobjective number 1
01/02/11
The 3rd International Conference for the PEOPLE project, Tips to top Reconciliation: Work it out, home it in ... por una conciliacion compartida took place the 14th October 2010 in Seville. One of the main results was the creation of the Digital Library (http://people-eu-worklife.wikispaces.com/) on PEOPLE Sub-objective number 1 (SO1). Read on for a summary of the key postings to the site.
 
 
Social entrepreneurship – it pays off! - The PEOPLE International Conference and Study Visit in the Malopolska Region
Social entrepreneurship – it pays off! - The PEOPLE International Conference and Study Visit in the Malopolska Region
01/02/11
The Malopolska Region is the host of 4th PEOPLE International Conference taking place in Krakow on the 9th of March 2011, followed by a study visit on the 10th of March. The events are dedicated to PEOPLE sub-objective 5: Social entrepreneurship.