Four years have passed already since an informal gathering of European leaders in the Swedish city of Gothenburg proclaimed the “European Pillar of Social Rights”. Some, including leaders of the host country of the 2017 conference, still believe that the EU itself does not need to do much for its actual implementation. The notion that […]
European Progressives can be proud of this achievement as it reaffirms the European Union’s commitment to further develop the European social.
The launch of the European Pillar of Social Rights has unleashed a fruitful debate, which is closely linked to the future of EU integration. Dr. Tsarouhas looks back at the launch of the Pillar and assesses what should be done now for it to fulfil its potential. The renewed focus on socio-economic convergence has […]
The proclamation of European social rights at the Gothenburg summit of EU leaders in 2017, is a significant social policy milestone for the Union.