The first, out of three Public hearings, ”Gap Analysis and improvement of social services and social innovation for vulnerable groups”, planned within the project “Better Social Inclusion through strengthened IRIS CSOs Network”, was held on June 1st, 2021. in Brčko.
The Public hearing was attended by representatives of Brčko District institutions, SDI municipalities and civil society organizations from this region.
The next two Public hearings will be held in the FBaH and RS.
Participants in Brčko were welcomed by the representatives of LIR CD and ASB, and the representative of the European Union in Brčko, project donor, and afterward the project “Better Social Inclusion through strengthened IRIS CSOs Network“ was briefly presented.
The main reason for the Public Hearing, the results of ”Gap Analysis and improvement of social services and social innovation for vulnerable groups” was presented by the author.
After presenting the results of the Analysis, representatives of institutions, municipalities and CSOs actively participated in the discussion on the Analysis itself, but also on the situation and state of social services in local communities and at the levels of the entities and the Brčko District.
During the discussion, numerous quality proposals and suggestions were given, not only regarding the Analysis, but also about the functioning of social services in general.
The relaxation of epidemiological measures throughout the country will enable the next two of Public hearings to be organized in a similar atmosphere, with numerous participants, constructive discussions and a pleasant atmosphere.