This brochure presents the EU’s contribution to the active ageing agenda and shows that the EU is a strong partner in this regard. The objective is to inspire more determined efforts in all Member States to promote active ageing, thereby ensuring that solidarity between generations can withstand the test of population ageing. This publication is available in printed format in all EU official languages.
2012 being the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, Social Agenda issue 29 devotes a special feature to this event. This issue also presents key policy documents which the European Commission recently adopted, on how to concretely achieve a job-rich recovery, keep pensions adequate, safe and sustainable, and anticipate and prepare company restructuring. Further subjects include an EU-funded project on how to boost inclusive entrepreneurship, a cross-border social security coordination project and the social dimension of the Europe 2020 Strategy. On top of regular items, this issue features an interview with Lieve Fransen, European Commission Director for Social Policies and Europe 2020. Social Agenda is available in English, French and German.
The 2012 European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations raises awareness of the contribution that older people make to society and how this can be supported. It seeks to encourage and mobilise policymakers and relevant stakeholders at all levels to take action with the aim of creating better opportunities for active ageing and strengthening solidarity between generations. This leaflet is available in printed format in all EU official languages and in Icelandic.