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Granting of Social Assistance Based on Participation in Public Works

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Under the Social Assistance Reform Project, the experts of CASE Ukraine prepared the concept of granting social assistance to unemployed able-to-work individuals based on their participation in public (socially significant) works. The report presented below contains the concept itself, a comparative analysis of different options of implementing the mechanism of public works and estimates of their potential impact on the performance of the social assistance system. The report also provides a legal conclusion on the feasibility of introducing mechanism of public works for unemployed able-to-work applicants in Ukraine and a brief overview of Central and Eastern European countries’ experience in implementing public works mechanisms in their social assistance systems.

Concept of Social Assistance Granting Based on Participation in Public (Socially Significant) Works (UKR)

 

December 30, 2010