Our fight after the European Elections continues: Mobilising for a Democratic and Social Europe
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Our fight after the European Elections continues: Mobilising for a Democratic and Social Europe

After these European elections, we choose to see the glass half full: the democratic centre has held its ground.   A coalition of conservatives, socialists, liberals and greens is possible – even if their majority has been weakened. Having won this election, the conservative parties hold the key to this cooperation. But the progressive forces…

Shaping the Social Europe we want ahead of the 2024 European elections
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Shaping the Social Europe we want ahead of the 2024 European elections

On 22 May 2024, SOLIDAR together with Pour la Solidarité and Smart debated over the future of Social Europe with civil society representatives and Belgian candidates to the European elections.   As the 2024 European Elections approach, the call for a Social Europe is louder than ever. With 88% of Europeans valuing social policies and…

Social rights in the Western Balkans – SRM23 conference in Albania
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Social rights in the Western Balkans – SRM23 conference in Albania

Social rights in the Western Balkans – SRM23 Conference in Tirana SOLIDAR & CLR present the Social Rights Monitor to Albanian stakeholders – the role of the EPSR in the Western Balkans  SOLIDAR’s Albanian member Center for Labour Rights (CLR) held an event in Tirana dedicated to the findings of the Social Rights Monitor 2023,…

The EU finally sees platform workers: member states should not be short-sighted in transposing the directive  
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The EU finally sees platform workers: member states should not be short-sighted in transposing the directive  

The EU finally sees platform workers: member states should not be short-sighted in transposing the directive   On 24th April the European Parliament plenary formally voted in favour of the Directive to improve working conditions in platform work, moving one step closer to the final adoption of this piece of legislation, which at this stage only…

The Social Pillar and the future of the EU Social Agenda
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The Social Pillar and the future of the EU Social Agenda

The study titled “The Social Pillar and the future of the EU Social Agenda” was co-authored by Danielle Brady, Tommaso Grossi, Laura Rayner from EPC and thanks to the contribution of SOLIDAR, Social Platform, Foundation of Progressive Studies, AK Europa. This study acknowledges the progress made in the EU social policies since the introduction of the…

BRIEFING PAPER #106:  SOLIDAR Reviews EU Policies on Access to Essential Services
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BRIEFING PAPER #106:  SOLIDAR Reviews EU Policies on Access to Essential Services

BRIEFING PAPER #106:  SOLIDAR Reviews EU POLICIES on Access to Essential Services December 28, 2023 In June, the European Commission (EC) released its first-ever assessment report on Access to Essential Services in the European Union. This comprehensive and long-awaited report examined the extent of access to Essential Services listed in Principle 20 of the European…