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European Parliament votes for stronger rules governing post-2020 EU funds

As the EU’s multi-annual budget is being currently negotiated, the European Parliament’s Committee on Regional Development delivers a landmark vote on Common Provisions Regulation (CPR), key rules governing seven shared management funds such as the European Social Fund+, the European Regional Development Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the Asylum and Migration Fund. In the 2021-2027 EU budget, they will serve as the main vehicle that helps to promote social rights, social inclusion and investing in children. Giving a green light to the updated regulations governing these funds means that they will have better synergies and better serve the needs of people at risk of poverty and social exclusion.
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New Action Plan for Deinstitutionalisation in Croatia

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Croatia updated its Action Plan on Deinstitutionalisation (DI). In December 2018, the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy published a document “Deinstitutionalisation, Transformation and Prevention of Institutionalisation 2018-2020” on its website. The new Operational Plan for Deinstitutionalisation of Children and Adults was a long-awaited regulation which was developed in 2017 in cooperation with the World Bank and was expected to be launched in July 2018. 
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How the 2021-2027 EU budget can end the institutionalisation of children in Europe

od_recom_mff2021_2027_dec2018_2The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children releases recommendations to support and inform negotiations on the future long-term budget of the European Union (EU). The campaign urges the European Parliament and the Council of the EU to take forward the renewed commitment to deinstitutionalisation –  the transition from institutional to family- and community-based care, as reflected in the European Commission’s proposals for the regulations on MFF 2021-2027.  
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