Briefing Paper 98 – Action Plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights

On 4 March 2021, four years after the proclamation of  the  European Pillar of Social Rights in Gothenburg, the European Commission presented its long awaited Action Plan for the Social Pillar. With this new Action Plan, the European Commission aims to turn principles into actions “for a strong Social Europe that focuses on jobs and skills for the future and paves the way for a fair, inclusive and resilient socio-economic recovery.”

This briefing paper sets out the most important points of the document relating to social and education policies and gives SOLIDAR’s assessment of the plan.