Culture, art… we often have the impression that they are the poor relations of European policy. The cousin from the provinces that we don’t want to hear about. By the admission of Julie Ward, MEP of the Socialist and Democratic Group, when she was elected to the European Parliament, she
No one ignores it, the United-Kingdom is about to leave the European Union. On 23 June 2017, British citizens have voted to leave the Union in a referendum organised by former conservative Prime Minister, David Cameron. The so-called “leave vote” obtained 51.9% of the votes. While this is not an
A year ago, the European Commission (EC) launched a public consultation about the European social pillar project. A common social base for all Member States was Jean-Claude’s Juncker ambition as he called to make Europe more social in its speech on the state of the Union on September 2016.
16 October – Ministers of the EPSCO Council approved a general approach “on a decision establishing a Platform to improve cooperation at EU level in order to prevent and deter undeclared work more effectively”.
4 November – EMPL Members of the Parliament voted in favour of Marita Ulvskog’s (Sw, S&D) amended proposal on “Employment and social aspects in the EU2020 strategy”. The later has been adopted in plenary session on 25 November.
13 Octobre – Member of the European parliament held their first exchange of views on the initiative report of Maria Noichl (All, S&D) on “EU strategy for equality between women and men after 2015”. The report offers the contribution of the Parliament to the European Commission, since the latter will write a post-2015 strategy on the subject of gender equalities.
8 October – EU heads of states met on 8 October in Milan at the occasion of a Summit dedicated to employment, with a focus on youth employment.
One of the aims of the Summit was to discuss the concrete release of the €6 billion promised by the Union to its member states to help them with the implementation of the Youth Guarantee. Junker’s €300 billion investment plan and growth in Europe were the other topics on the agenda.
Under the thematic cycle “Le bruit des droits qui craquent”, the Ligue des Droits de l’Homme will offer throughout the year activities focusing on the access to economic, social and cultural rights.
This report aims to pinpoint and clarify a number of recent policy initiatives (2011-2012) at the EU level affecting national authorities’ leeway in health care organisation and funding.
During the 9th International Labour Organisation (ILO) European Regional Meeting, labour ministers adopted the Oslo Declaration: “Restoring confidence in jobs and growth”.