Institute of Sociology of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences has organized a seminar/workshop „Housing as a social right: situation in the EU and Lithuania“. The seminar took place on 23 of September 2022 in Vilnius. The purpose of the seminar was to discuss housing problems, to study at housing as a social right, not only as a good and/or a market element, and to bring together people working in the field of housing, both scientists and practitioners. Jolanta Aidukaite and Ruta Ubareviciene have presented their working paper “Assessing housing rights in the EU countries“.
There were other important presentations by the Lithuanian scientists and policy makers in the seminar. The seminar was attended by representatives from Vilnius city housing (Vilniaus miesto būstas), the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Social Security and Labor, the Presidency, the Lithuanian Energy Institute, and Vilnius University. The program of the seminar can be found here.
The seminar was funded by the Horizon 2020 project „European Social Citizenship“.