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.…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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Drivers for Health Equality

01/03/2015 – DRIVERS (2012-2015) was a three-year research project funded by the 7th Framework Programme which aims to understand and promote health equity through policy and practice in early childhood development, employment & working conditions, and income & social protection. EAPN was amongst the 7 partners to the Project let by EuroHealthNet.   Key documents…

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Task Force on Social Innovation

This Task Force comes under both Objective 1.2 and Objective 2.2 of the EAPN Strategic Plan. –          Objective 1.1: EAPN will work to ensure that the Europe 2020 strategy, the Platform against Poverty and the Social Inclusion strategy (Social OMC) deliver progress to effectively mainstream social concerns and to reduce poverty and inequality. –          Objective…

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Task Force on Social Innovation

This Task Force comes under both Objective 1.2 and Objective 2.2 of the EAPN Strategic Plan. –          Objective 1.1: EAPN will work to ensure that the Europe 2020 strategy, the Platform against Poverty and the Social Inclusion strategy (Social OMC) deliver progress to effectively mainstream social concerns and to reduce poverty and inequality. –          Objective…

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EAPN’s Response to the Annual Growth Survey Package 2015

08/12/2014 – EAPN publishes its assessment of the 2015 Annual Growth Survey and and Draft Joint Employment Report “Fresh start or broken promises?” with a series of 6 key messages. EAPN’s assessment is sent today to the Ministers for Employment and Social Affairs ahead of their EPSCO meeting on 11 December, where they will discuss progress on the Europe 2020 Strategy and the Mid-Term Review.

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EuroHealthNet | “European decision makers take forward DRIVERS recommendations to improve health equity”

03/02/2015 – EuroHealthNet held a conference co-hosted by Julie Ward MEP (S&D, UK) and Eider Gardiazabal Rubial (S&D, ES) as part of DRIVERS for Health Equity to present its policy recommendations for improving health equity and to build support for taking them forward. As noted by Julie Ward MEP, “concern about global health challenges should not obscure the fact that serious differences in health exist between social groups in Europe”. EAPN participates as a partner of the Drivers’ Project.

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