Presentations from Working Group 6: Costing and Financial Flows for Child Protection Services
South East Europe Consultation
Facilitator / Chairperson: Ms. ALEKSANDRA POSARAC, Senior Economist, Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank
Topic I: Financing of services and decentralization
Ms. GORDANA MATKOVIC, Director of Social Policy Studies, Centre for Liberal Democratic Studies: Overcoming imbalances in the financial responsibility of the national and local levels for residential care and family support services.
Ms. MINKO VELKOV, Financial Consultant, WB PMU “Child Welfare Reform Project” Bulgaria, Ms. VERA KOVACEVIC, Consultant, UNICEF Serbia and Ms. SUZANA VELKOVSKA, Head, Unit for Social Inclusion, FRY Macedonia: Findings on budgeting and financing from the assessments of the child care system reform carried out in preparation of the Consultation
Topic II: Budgeting process
Ms. ALIA MEKKAOUI, Director of Financial Department, National Authority for the Protection of Children’s Rights, Romania: Brief overview of budget allocations at central and sub-national levels for different types of services.
Topic III: Costing of services
Mr. VLADAN JOVANOVIC, Independent Consultant, Republic of Serbia: The Social Innovation Fund – challenges, organization, and participation.
Mr. MINKO VELKOV, Financial Consultant, World Bank PMU “Child Welfare Reform Project”, Bulgaria, and Ms. DUSANKA PETROVA, Advisor, Institute for Social Activities, FYR Macedonia: Findings from the questionnaire on costing, budgeting and financing.
Mr. MICA LISANIN, Head of Department, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Republic of Serbia: Methodology of costing for social welfare services.
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