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Child Poverty and Well-Being in the EU - Current status and way forward  (25/02/2008)

Catalog N. : KE-30-08-251-EN-C, ISBN 978-92-79-08343-3

Using commonly agreed indicators, this report identifies the predominant factors affecting child poverty in each country. Indicators have not been used to name and shame but to group countries according to the common challenges they face: joblessness, in-work poverty, insufficient support to families. The report also reviews the national monitoring and evaluation systems in place and draws 15 recommendations to better assess and monitor child poverty and the multiple dimensions of child well-being across the EU. It is available in English only.


Poverty and social exclusion among lone-parents households - Policy Studies Findings 9  (02/01/2008)

Catalog N. : KE-AR-07-002-EN

This leaflet is a summary of a study which focuses on lone-parent households, analysing the reasons why they experience higher poverty risks and the barriers they have to face in order to access employment and other means of social inclusion. opportunities. This leaflet is available in English, French and German.

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Joint Report on social protection and social inclusion 2007  (12/09/2007)

Catalog N. : KE-AK-07-001-EN-C, ISBN 978-92-05561-4

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.


Measuring homelessness in Europe  (24/07/2007)

Catalog N. : KE-AR-07-001-EN-C, ISBN 978-92-79-05643-7

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.


MISSOC 2006  (02/04/2007)

Catalog N. : KE-AE-07-001-EN-C, 92-79-03198-8

The CD-ROM attached to this publication contains the MISSOC comparative tables on European social protection systems in an interactive web page format as well as in a PDF version. It also includes descriptive information about the organisational structure of social protection in each country and the social protection systems for the self-employed. This publication is available in English, French and German.


A more cohesive society for a stronger Europe  (13/03/2007)

Catalog N. : KE-76-06-439-EN-D

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.

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Social services of general interest in the European Union - Implementing the Community Lisbon programme  (01/12/2006)

Catalog N. : KE-76-06-017-EN-C, ISBN 92-79-01944-9

This Communication is a follow-up to the White Paper on services of general interest, which announced a "systematic approach in order to identify and recognise the specific characteristics of social and health services of general interest and to clarify the framework in which they operate and can be modernised" as reiterated in the Social Agenda and the Community Lisbon programme. This publication is available in English, French and German.


Joint Report on Social Protection and Social Inclusion 2006  (04/08/2006)

Catalog N. : KE-76-06-018-EN-C, ISBN 92-79-01936-8

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.


Thematic Study on Policy Measures concerning Disadvantaged Youth - Policy Studies Findings - 6  (24/05/2006)

Catalog N. : KE-AR-06-001-EN-C; ISBN 92-79-01376-9; ISSN 1830-5423

The aim of the study is to analyse the policy measures concerning the specific situation of disadvantaged youth in the age group 16-25, and the study will particularly analyse access to employment. This policy study will examine successful policy approaches to including those at risk across a number of Member States and candidate countries. It will aim to identify the key mix of elements that are necessary to reduce the level of poverty and unemployment amongst this age group. The publication is available in English, French and German.