Europe’s population is ageing because people are living longer and not producing enough children, according to a recently published report. This issue represents a major challenge for the EU across many areas of life including employment, the sustainability of welfare systems and pensions provision.
Every European Union citizen has the right to live and work in another Member State.
A new economic strategy which aims to help the European Union exit the recent recession and guide the economy over the next decade also promises to have a significant impact on social issues, such as poverty and inclusion.
Changes to the way the European Union coordinates Member States’ social security systems should make living and working abroad a good deal easier for millions of European citizens.