Factsheets published on the occasion of the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth, Gothenburg, Sweden, 17 November 2017.
The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven hosted a Social Summit to promote fair jobs and growth in Europe. It explored areas for improvement: fair and well-functioning labour markets, effective and sustainable social protection systems and expanding social dialogue. The Summit gathered heads of state and government and representatives from businesses and trade unions. At the Summit, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights.