Deinstitutionalization of residential institutions of social protection in Serbia

Republic Institute for Social Protection

The reform of the social protection system in Serbia began after the change of government in 2000, with deinstitutionalization as one of the most important of these changes. This report gives an overview of implemented activities in the process of deinstitutionalization, identifying the main obstacles, effects, and achieved results. The overall objective of the report is to achieve greater understanding of the progress and shortcomings of the process of deinstitutionalization and transformation of social protection in Serbia, and to analyze relevant policies that will provide input for the creation of new measures for further support of the reform process of social protection in Serbia.