Welcome to UP2YOUTH: Youth - actor of social change

New Europe Centre for Regional Studies, Plovdiv Print
The New Europe Centre for Regional Studies, Plovdiv, is partner in the working group on Young Parenthood.

The New Europe Centre for Regional Studies in Plovdiv is a private non-profit research institution, registered with the National Statistical Institute in Bulgaria. Its main activities are research and consultation in the field of social, political and economic change in the country and the region of South-East Europe. NEC has conducted quantitative and qualitative studies on the local, regional and European level and has provided expertise to national and European bodies in the field of social policy, economics, politics and demography. The Centre has experience in extensive use of statistical data, as well as conducting in surveys, focus-group and in-depth-interviews.
Recent projects:

‘Households, Work and Flexibility’, April 2000-May 2003, 86506 Euro, 5th Framework of the European Commission (contract # HPSE-CT-1999-0030);

Families and Transitions in Europe’, October 2001-September 2004, 31050 Euro, 5th Framework Programme of the European Commission (contract # HPSE-CT-2001-00079);

‘Gender, Parenthood and the Changing European Workplace: young adults negotiating the work-family boundary’, January 2003-December 2005, 66924Euro, 5th Framework Programme of the European Commission (contract # HPSE-CT-2002-00125);

Report ’The situation of young persons regarding access to social protection in the Russian Federation: main problems and obstacles’, January-April 2001, consultant fee 1500 Euro, Council of Europe, Directorate of Social Affairs and Health, (Contract # 1/CS/2001);

Report on the situation of young people in Europe under the theme ‘Exploring the European Youth Mosaic: The social situation of young people in Europe’, November 2001-April 2002, 2500 Euro, Council of Europe (contract number 101 CEJS/2001).

Siyka Kovacheva, phd, head of centre. Fields of expertise: family, life course, labour market and transformation.

Polina Manolova, research assistance. Fields of expertise: family policy. 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 September 2007 )

Project supported by funding under the European Union's Sixth Research Framework Programme - Coordinated by IRIS e.V.

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