EU employment and social affairs ministers meet on the 21st October in Luxembourg. Main agenda items are related to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy.
Two new studies on social protection and social inclusion for European Neighbourhood countries are now available on line: a study on Ukraine and a synthesis report on Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine.
One European in six reports a constant struggle to pay household bills and three quarters believe that poverty has increased in their country over the past year.
The European Foundation for the improvement of Working and Living Conditition has just published a new study about the working poor in Europe
The discussion at the Council on the Europe 2020 strategy focused on employment targets and poverty reduction
This edition of the Exchange newsletter focuses on the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion.
The European Commission has published studies assessing the challenges that Belarus and Moldova face in the areas of poverty, social exclusion, pensions and health care.
More than 60% of employees in Europe are covered by some form of employee representation.
The EU's strategy for growth and jobs must pay more attention to social cohesion goals in the future, says a new report presented by the European Commission on 29 September 2009.
Exchange, the quarterly information bulletin on social protection and social inclusion in the European Union, devotes the editorial in its latest issue to the crisis and the Commission’s initiative for employment.