The Future of the Social Pillar

Building a social action plan for the next legislature

10:00 - 12:00
FEPS HQ, Brussels (Expert meeting)
The Future of the Social Pillar

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In view of the redesign of EU economic governance, the start of a new legislature in Brussels in 2024, the upcoming European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) review of 2025, and in the context of the war in Ukraine, the ‘cost-of-living’ crisis, the transitions, and the splintering of the political landscape, the EPSR and its role as a compass and a positive, counter-crisis narrative has never been more important. Nevertheless, with the change of European Commission and the new Parliament, and in our context of permacrisis, the emphasis on the EPSR and the implementation of its 20 thematic rights and principles is not guaranteed to remain in place

FEPS, together with Social Platform, Solidar, AK EUROPA, and the European Policy Centre (EPC), organised a hybrid policy dialogue to propose lines of action to keep the EPSR spirit and legislative power alive into the next mandate.

Building on a comprehensive stakeholders’ consultation, the European Policy Centre, authors Danielle Brady, Tommaso Grossi and Laura Rayner, presented preliminary policy recommendations for the design of a ‘Shadow European Social Agenda’, with recommendations that can influence the review of the Social Pillar Action Plan, and the next European Commission work programme and Council Strategic Agenda. 

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