The purpose of RISE is to promote the social, professional and economic integration of people in difficulty in Romania on the labor market, through the development of social enterprises.

RISE advocates for social and cohesion, economic and environmental policies that guarantee the full exercise, with respect for human dignity, of access to essential rights for employment, education, housing, maintenance, culture and well-being, including the excluded and marginalized.

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The Romanian Network of Insertion Social Enterprises (RISE) currently reunites 12 members – social enterprises, social insertion enterprises, authorized protected units, resource organizations and experts in the field of employment, socio-professional insertion of disadvantaged groups, social economy.

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For the proper functioning of the social economy and social insertion enterprises in Romania both a general framework favorable to the development of social economy organizations, measures that promote their optimal integration into the economic and welfare system, and special measures dedicated to the social economy or certain types of social enterprises are needed.

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The RISE Romania network is actively involved in the implementation of projects with European funding meant to contribute to the development of the social enterprise sector in particular and of the social economy sector in general.

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The WISE Observatory is an online collection of job integration policies, learning materials and case studies from RISE partner countries, available to any organization interested in the subject of socio-professional insertion.

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BWISE – The Executive Summary of Work Package 1

In the framework of Work Package 1 “Research – State of the Art”, EURICSE made some key findings about the WISEs ecosystem in Europe, labour policies and skills needs and gaps. The labour market: trends and challenges Work is crucial to both the welfare of every human being and to the stability of societies. However, … Read more

BWISE – an article on soft technical skills

One of the research activities led in the framework of work package 1 was to map skills needs and gaps in WISEs across the 13 project partner countries. It was led in the form of an empirical analysis to map the skills needed to perform the jobs and fill the skills gaps in WISEs, with … Read more

State of play of technology and digital skills gaps in WISEs

This article focuses on technology, digitisation and digital skills of WISEs in the 13 B-WISE participating countries. It summarizes the results of 403 face-to-face and 175 online surveys carried out between October and December 2021. For a more comprehensive report (English), please consult chapter 7 of the “Report on trends and challenges for work integration … Read more

B-WISE – Press release : Publication of the report on trends and challenges for WISEs in Europe

The B-WISE project partners are glad to announce you the publication of the “Report on trends and challenges for Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISEs) in Europe – Current situation of skills gaps, especially in the digital area”, prepared by EURICSE, with the support of all the project partners. The report aims to contribute to develop … Read more

Caritas Câmpulung Association – the place where young and single mothers find support

In Câmpulung there is a special place where young mothers in foster care, single mothers or who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking, find moral support and guidance for the future. This place is Caritas Câmpulung Association, an organisation accredited as a social insertion enterprise that helps these mothers to understand their past … Read more