Global Coalition for Social Protectors Floor

04/03/2015- EAPN Europe is part of a Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors partnering at the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council and taking part on a side event named ‘Social Protection Floors and Human Rights’ this month in Geneva. Social protection floors can help better realisation of social, economic and cultural rights. The side event at the UN Human Rights Council aims at raising awareness on social security as a human right.

EP Committe on Employment and Social Affairs report on European Policies for Lifelong Guidance to fight Early School Leaving and Unemployment

3/03/2015- EP EMPL Committe new report on European Policies for Lifelong Guidance to Fight Early School Leaving and Unemployment. This new report provides an overview of career guidance in Member States supported by research evidence showing lifelong guidance provides with better employment outcomes. The research shows a lack of guidance provision in most EU Member…

EP Committe on Employment and Social Affairs report on European Policies for Lifelong Guidance to fight Early School Leaving and Unemployment

3/03/2015- EP EMPL Committe new report on European Policies for Lifelong Guidance to Fight Early School Leaving and Unemployment. This new report provides an overview of career guidance in Member States supported by research evidence showing lifelong guidance provides with better employment outcomes. The research shows a lack of guidance provision in most EU Member…

Unequal Europe- Recommendations for a more caring EU

3/03/2015- Recommendations for a more caring EU. Friends of Europe high level group on the Social Union has launched a report based on recommendations for a more caring European Union. The reports highlights the evidence for the productive role of social policy and the negative impacts the current dominant microeconomics priorities are having in society.…

Growndbreaking Finnish Strategy on Homelessnessegy Report

3/03/2015- The Finnish homlessness strategy. Last month of February, Finland released an international review of the Finnish strategy to tackle homelessness showscasing growndbreaking good practices. The review has been published by the Finnish Ministry of Environment. The Finnish homelessness strategy focuses on taking up the Housing First approach, providing people with housing and then accompagnied…

Growndbreaking Finnish Strategy on Homelessnessegy Report

3/03/2015- The Finnish homlessness strategy. Last month of February, Finland released an international review of the Finnish strategy to tackle homelessness showscasing growndbreaking good practices. The review has been published by the Finnish Ministry of Environment. The Finnish homelessness strategy focuses on taking up the Housing First approach, providing people with housing and then accompagnied…

European Socioeconomic Governance in Action: Coordinating Social Policies in the third European Semester

23/02/2015- European Socioeconomic Governance in Action: Coordinating Social Policies in the third European Semester. OSE latest working paper, to which EAPN Europe has contributed, tackles recent governance changes and their possible effects by assessing the different coordination elements within socio-economic governance. It shows that economic and fiscal rules shall be more open to social goals.…

European Socioeconomic Governance in Action: Coordinating Social Policies in the third European Semester

23/02/2015- European Socioeconomic Governance in Action: Coordinating Social Policies in the third European Semester. OSE latest working paper, to which EAPN Europe has contributed, tackles recent governance changes and their possible effects by assessing the different coordination elements within socio-economic governance. It shows that economic and fiscal rules shall be more open to social goals.…

Socialising the European Semester? Economic Governance and Social Policy Coordination in Europe 2020

23/02/2015- Socialising the European Semester? Economic Governance and Social Policy Coordination in Europe 2020. This report, prepared for the Swedish Institute of European Studies, argues about a progressive socialisation of the European Semester since 2011. Both, Jonathan Zeitlin and Bart Vanhercke, consider this socialisation a result of European Commission’s reposnse to social disconent after austerity…