• 26.04.2023-27.04.2023
  • Skopje


The Employment and Social Affairs Platform 2 (ESAP 2) project of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) will host the Regional event: “Western Balkans 4 Decent Working and Living”, which will take place in Hotel Holiday Inn in Skopje, North Macedonia on 27th and 28th April 2023.

ESAP 2 project assists the Western Balkan (WB) economies’ institutions with labour market and social policy reforms in order to improve employment opportunities and working conditions of citizens in the region.

The regional event “Western Balkans 4 Decent Working and Living” will be covering two mutually reinforcing themes:

•    Theme I: State of Play of the European Pillar of Social Rights in the Western Balkans
•    Theme II: Alignment of the Western Balkans with the EU Acquis Chapter 2 and Chapter 19  

The event will be held in a hybrid mode, with central stage in Hotel Holiday Inn, Skopje, North Macedonia with in-person presence of the participants, allowing also online participation via zoom.

The event will gather over 40 representatives of partner institutions and organisation from Western Balkan (WB) economies coming from the ministries in charge of employment and/or social affair and enforcement authorities, region’s representatives involved in Chapters 2 and 19 alignment with the EU, European Union’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, International Labour Organisation (ILO), European Training Foundation (ETF), etc.