Social economy, an innovative model to promote active inclusion of vulnerable groups.

Project partners

 November 2008 - October 2011

Main areas of intervention

    - Research on the state of play and opportunities concerning social economy in Europe and Romania;
    - Development of an adequate Romanian legal framework;
    - Establishment of resource centres at national and local level;
    - Information and awarness raising;
    - Support to emerging social enterprises (pilot projects).


ENSIE's involvement

ENSIE tasks and responsabilities:Analysing the legislation and policies in the field of social economy;Analysing the social economy mechanisms of the other EU member states, including financial opportunities;Identifiying models that can be adapted in the Romanian context;Facilitating communication between relevant European and Rumanian actors;Organizing study visits and transnational seminars;Coordinating the activity related to the participation at education and training programs abroad;Facilitating communication between transnational networks in the social economy field, social entreprises as well as pilots of social economy in Romania.

Project opportunities



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