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Monday June 6th, 2022 ARCO LAB

Promoting the economic empowerment of women, an in-depth study

The empowerment process enables women to deal with violence, in all its forms: physical, sexual, psychological, economic. The analysis of the case study provided by the project Do.N.N.E (Do Not Neglect Equality) – which intervenes in communities in Central Italy affected by the violent earthquakes of 2016 and 2018 and whose evaluation was carried out […]

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Wednesday May 11th, 2022 ARCO LAB

ESRI European Social Rights Indicator a composite indicator to monitor social rights across Europe

The European Social Rights Indictor, ESRI, has been developed by ARCO researchers in the framework of the the Horizon 2020 project EUROSHIP - Closing gaps in social citizenship.  The elaboration of the ESRI is part of a wider stream of work on social indicators based on the cooperation between TARKI Social Research Institute and the [...]

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Wednesday April 27th, 2022 ARCO LAB

Analysis of the impact of a multi-component project on food security and SDG-related outcomes

Improving the living conditions of smallholder farmers is key for the achievement of most Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and specifically for the achievement of SDG1-No poverty and SDG2-Zero hunger. Although modernizing agriculture and promoting rural development is not a sufficient condition for eradicating poverty (SDG1) and achieving food security (SDG2), it is an important ‘‘policy [...]

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Thursday March 10th, 2022 ARCO LAB

Scopri il bando “Coltiva la tua impresa!” per imprenditori sociali a Pistoia

Il bando "Coltiva la tua impresa!" sostiene la nascita e la diffusione di imprese sociali a Pistoia e nella provincia di Pistoia attraverso un percorso di accompagnamento rivolto ad aspiranti imprenditori sociali o gruppi che intendono avviare o che stanno avviando un'attività di impresa sociale. I progetti presentati che risulteranno più meritevoli potranno accedere alla [...]

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Wednesday February 23rd, 2022 ARCO LAB

A gender lens: gender mainstreaming and evaluation strategies for development projects

When developing an evaluation strategy for a project or programme, regardless of the sector of intervention and the specific topics addressed, it is essential to ensure that phenomena are read through an inclusive “lens”. Indeed, such an approach, which is also increasingly promoted by international development organisations (OECD DAC, 2019), makes it possible to distinguish […]

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Vinil: employability assessment and job placement for persons with disabilities in Tuscany

The VINIL form, Valutazione INtegrata per l'Inclusione Lavorativa, has been developed by the Inclusive Development Unit to elaborate a specific profiles of persons with disabilities in order to foster and strengthen their inclusion on the job market. The form focuses on the assessment of the person's employability in different contexts and projects. It is a [...]

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Thursday October 21st, 2021 ARCO LAB

Voluntary Local Reviews as drivers for SDG Localisation

Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) have recently emerged as a powerful tool to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), representing an innovation by and for the cities to advance progress on their local priorities in a participatory, inclusive and transparent manner. VLR process can substantially accelerate the localisation of the SDGs in many core elements of [...]