The European Pillar of Social Rights – turning principles into actions

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights in 2017 at the Gothenburg Summit. The Pillar sets out 20 key principles and rights essential for fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems in the 21st century. The Pillar is structured around three chapters:  Equal opportunities and access […]

Commission proposes action to uphold child rights and support children in need

On 24 March the European Commission adopted the first comprehensive EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child, as well as a proposal for a Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee, to promote equal opportunities for children at risk of poverty or social exclusion. In preparation of both initiatives, the European Commission, in association […]

The work of FEBA EU Working Group continues

On 7 April 2021, the European Food Banks Federation organized virtually the 3rd 2021 meeting of its EU Working Group.   15 food bankers from 11 different countries participated and the discussion focused on the transition from FEAD – REACT-EU and ESF+. In this challenging period, a dialogue between Food Bankers from all over Europe and […]