On Thursday, 4 March, the European Commission presented the Action Plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights. The EU Alliance for Investing in Children is convinced that a strong Social Europe needs to start by investing in its children.
EU Alliance for Investing in Children statement on the ESF+ political agreement
A milestone in EU budget talks, Thursday 28 January 2021 also marked a historical day for children’s rights in the EU. The EU’s co-legislators reached an agreement on the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) which for the first time, includes
EU Alliance for Investing in Children response to the Joint Declaration by the Council of the EPSCO Ministers “Overcoming poverty and social exclusion – mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on families – working together to develop prospects for strong children”
On 11 December, the Presidency Trio of Portugal, Slovenia and Germany published a Joint Declaration on overcoming child and family poverty and social exclusion. The document is co-signed by the Ministers of the EPSCO Council and represents a crucial step forward
EU Alliance for Investing in Children Response to the public consultation on the Action Plan to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights
Introduction Child poverty is unacceptable. When the European Pillar of Social Rights was proclaimed in 2017, 24,9% of children in the EU were children growing up at risk of poverty or social exclusion. That is 1 in 4 children, in