This second joint report on social protection and social inclusion examines the first ever integrated national strategies on social inclusion, pensions, healthcare and long-term care. It reviews the main trends across the EU and at national level. The report includes country profiles identifying the key challenges in each Member State. It is available in English only.
Commissioned by DG Employment and Social Affairs of the European Commission in December 2005, this research builds upon the recommendations of the study carried out in 2003 by the French statistical institute (INSEE) on behalf of Eurostat. This report provides tools to improve the knowledge of homelessness and housing deprivation.
This leaflet illustrates the Open Method of Coordination - the European Union's commitment to social protection and social inclusion. It is available in 22 official languages of the European Union.
This second Joint Report on social protection and social inclusion responds directly to the challenge of the Hampton Court Summit and of Lisbon, and builds on the 2003 Communication "Strenghtening the social dimension of the Lisbon strategy: Streamlining open coordination in the field of social protection". It is available in English only.