A fair green and digital transition is a catalyst for change, says Letta report
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A fair green and digital transition is a catalyst for change, says Letta report

May 7, 2024 At the end of April, former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta launched a report on the future of the EU’s Single Market, with proposals that should shape the next EU mandate. The report stresses that a fair green and digital transition is a catalyst for a stronger European single market and reaffirms…

A socially just and environmentally sustainable EU economic governance? – An experts’ paper
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A socially just and environmentally sustainable EU economic governance? – An experts’ paper

Although intended to be an effective information-driven mechanism for monitoring and steering Member States’ public finances, the European Union’s economic governance framework has evolved into a complex structure of detailed rules and exceptions that, apart from a brief respite during the Covid-19 pandemic, remains based on an austerity-driven approach. This approach has forced Member States…

SOLIDAR at the Beyond Growth Conference 2023 – How to build a socio-ecological welfare state?
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SOLIDAR at the Beyond Growth Conference 2023 – How to build a socio-ecological welfare state?

SOLIDAR at the Beyond Growth Conference 2023 – How to build a socio-ecological welfare state? What does it mean concretely to move towards a socio-ecological state? What social and fiscal policies are needed? And how can it guarantee all the elements necessary to a good life in sustainable economic systems? On 15 May 2023, SOLIDAR’s…

European Semester 2022 – the Spring Package and the impact of the ongoing crises
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European Semester 2022 – the Spring Package and the impact of the ongoing crises

European Semester 2022 – the Spring Package and the impact of the ongoing crises On 23rd May the European Commission published its Spring Package, that includes, among others, the Country Reports and the Country Specific Recommendations (CSR) and marks one of the main stages of the European Semester cycle. The European Semester is an instrument of…

European Conference 2021 – “BUILDING BACK BETTER: Social rights and wellbeing at the heart of a new EU economic governance”
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European Conference 2021 – “BUILDING BACK BETTER: Social rights and wellbeing at the heart of a new EU economic governance”

European Conference 2021 – “BUILDING BACK BETTER: Social rights and wellbeing at the heart of a new EU economic governance” On 1 December 2021, SOLIDAR organised in collaboration with FEPS (Foundation for Progressive Studies) their annual European Conference. The event, titled “BUILDING BACK BETTER: Social rights and wellbeing at the heart of a new EU economic governance” coincided with the official presentation of the Social Rights…

Civil society demands a more social European Semester
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Civil society demands a more social European Semester

Civil society demands a more social European Semester This week, on 12 September, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted a public hearing on civil society’s contribution to the next European Semester cycle. A wide range of civil society organisations came together to discuss how to make their voices heard more clearly throughout the…