New report released on combating child poverty across the European Union
Mutual Learning Seminars highlight challenges of bringing young people into employment, education or training
European Vocational Skills Week 2018 helps millions to discover benefits of vocational education and training
2018 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee now available14/11/2018
2018 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee now available
The 2018 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee (SPC) delivers on the Committee’s core task to monitor the social situation in the EU and the developments in social protection policies in the Member States.
FEAD successfully complements national initiatives to combat poverty14/11/2018
FEAD successfully complements national initiatives to combat poverty
The Commission adopted a summary report on the implementation of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) in 2016, based on the reports submitted by EU countries.
European Pillar of Social Rights: Statement by President Juncker, Vice- President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Thyssen one year following its proclamation13/11/2018
European Pillar of Social Rights: Statement by President Juncker, Vice- President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Thyssen one year following its proclamation
Almost one year ago, on 17 November 2017, the leaders of the European Union solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Report on inequalities in access to healthcare across the EU released13/11/2018
Report on inequalities in access to healthcare across the EU released
The study, which includes country reports and a synthesis report, provides an overview of inequality in access to healthcare in 35 European countries - EU Member States as well as EFTA and enlarging countries - showing that important inequalities persist, both between and within countries.
PES Network Stakeholder Conference: The future of work12/11/2018
PES Network Stakeholder Conference: The future of work
On 8 November 2018, the European Network of Public Employment Services organised a Stakeholder Conference on the ‘Future of work’ in Brussels to discuss how PES and their partners can respond to changing labour markets.
Social convergence in Europe: research seminar12/11/2018
Social convergence in Europe: research seminar
The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team welcomes researchers, analysts and policy-makers to discuss the issue of social convergence in Europe during a research seminar which will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Brussels, on Monday 26 November (1-5pm).
Social investment in Europe: call for abstracts09/11/2018
Social investment in Europe: call for abstracts
The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team welcomes your abstract for an oral presentation at a SSM seminar that will take place in Brussels, in late January/early February 2019, depending on speakers’ availability.