SMILE – Social Meaning Impact through Lifelong Learning universities in Europe
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SMILE – Social Meaning Impact through Lifelong Learning universities in Europe

This project is closed and ran between 2020 and 2023. WHAT IS THE PROJECT ABOUT? The project SMILE – Social Meaning Impact through Lifelong Learning universities in Europe – aims to achieve inclusive higher education by providing higher education institutions with the tools to deal with diversity and social inclusion. WHY? The first principle of…

Briefing Paper 97: the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, and the Action Plan on Integration and Inclusion 2021-2027
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Briefing Paper 97: the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, and the Action Plan on Integration and Inclusion 2021-2027

After briefly defining the policy framework, this paper describes the latest developments in the field of migration and inclusion at the EU level: the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, and the Action Plan on Integration and Inclusion 2021-2027. Subsequently, it lays out SOLIDAR’s position with respect to these developments and introduces some recommendations directed…

Social Rights Monitor 2020 and Country Reports
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Social Rights Monitor 2020 and Country Reports

We are proud to present the second edition of SOLIDAR’s Social Rights Monitor that provides an insight into the state of social rights in different European countries. This edition reports on 14 countries from the European Union – Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Spain and the Netherlands; two candidate…

“Solidarity is what has kept us going” – The Silver Rose 2020 awardees celebration on Human Rights Day
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“Solidarity is what has kept us going” – The Silver Rose 2020 awardees celebration on Human Rights Day

SOLIDAR and SOLIDAR Foundation held an online celebration of the 2020 Silver Rose awardees on Human Rights´ Day, to demonstrate once again that the fight for Social Justice does not halt – not even in times of a pandemic. With the impossibility to hold the traditional ceremony in the European Parliament with partners S&D Group and PES, the ceremony took the form of…

Celebrating the Silver Rose 2020 Winners – A pandemic is no excuse to bypass Human Rights
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Celebrating the Silver Rose 2020 Winners – A pandemic is no excuse to bypass Human Rights

Due to the current health and social crisis, the SOLIDAR and SOLIDAR Foundation Board has decided the Silver Rose Ceremony will not take place this year in person*.  However, an online event will be held in honour of the winners and their work, on 10th December 2020, Human Rights Day. Please register at this link to virtually attend the event – registration…

Stand Up for Human Rights, Stand Up for Workers’ Rights – ITUC, ETUC, SOLIDAR: SOLIDARITY Statement with ZCTU Zimbabwe
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Stand Up for Human Rights, Stand Up for Workers’ Rights – ITUC, ETUC, SOLIDAR: SOLIDARITY Statement with ZCTU Zimbabwe

At the occasion of the World Day for Human Rights and the SOLIDAR Silver Rose Award ceremony, the ITUC, the ETUC and SOLIDAR, reiterate their support and solidarity with the struggle of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to promote social justice, human rights and workers’ rights in the country.   Japhet Moyo, Secretary General of the ZCTU and Silver Rose…

Briefing Note: Updated Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) – A question of education and participation or competitiveness?
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Briefing Note: Updated Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) – A question of education and participation or competitiveness?

On 30 September 2020, the European Commission has revealed its updated Digital Education Action Plan, which is set to ensure the coordination of the digital transition between 2021 and 2027. The update comes after the previous Action Plan finished its cycle (2018-2020) and after a public consultation in which SOLIDAR Foundation took part. SOLIDAR Foundation…