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…

Private sector: Mismatching development with economic growth?
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Private sector: Mismatching development with economic growth?

This briefing aims to shed light on the impact of the private sector’s involvement in development, particularly on the achievement of the main development cooperation goals of inequality reduction and poverty eradication through a human rights based approach ensuring a space for civil society. The main objective is to question the recent promotion of and…