Category Archives: Poverty

Tackling climate change can be a driver for growth and jobs

The Commission has published the 2019 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, this time dedicated to the theme of sustainability. The 2019 report shows that tackling climate change and preserving growth go hand in … Continue reading

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Our and EESC Workers’ Group Priorities for the European Union

Too many people living in European countries do not see and do not believe in the importance of the different nation having to work together. Several citizens think it is just something for the happy few, but they are wrong, … Continue reading

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Tackling the pollution challenge

Tackling the pollution challenge is vital to securing human well-being. It is a critical insurance policy for current and future generations, the fulfilment of whose rights depends on a healthy environment. Special attention must be paid to the needs of … Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, Demographic trends and New blood from abroad

Europe has to face the inevitable effect of the extra-large baby boom generation hitting retirement age and stepping away from the work force. For many years, economists from Europe and America have spoken of Japan and Western Europe as places … Continue reading

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Les partis politiques s’engagent à élever le revenu minimum au-dessus du seuil de pauvreté européen et réformer le statut cohabitant

Dans le cadre des élections fédérales du 26 mai, le Réseau belge du revenu minimum (BMIN) a organisé le 28 mars un grand débat politique sur l’une des mesures les plus importantes pour sortir les gens de la pauvreté : … Continue reading

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Involvement and implementation of European Pillar of Social Rights

The European Pillar of Social Rights wants to provide security for the European citizens. Regardless of the type and duration of their employment relationship, workers, and, under comparable conditions, the self-employed, have the right to adequate social protection. When in … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom of refugee rights in European Union #2 Branded as a ghetto

The organisation “Refugees Welcome Denmark” is a small, humanitarian organization based on volunteering which has as starting point the Refugee Convention and human rights and has as their primary efforts free legal advice and assistance to asylum seekers. At the … Continue reading

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Pushing people in a corner danger for indoctrination and loss of democratic values

We must be very careful that a fear of certain faith groups does not lead us to reduce or even remove many elements of the acquired liberties from our human rights. We must also ensure that we protect the vulnerable young people from extremist propaganda, because they have no strong sense of identity and, for example, are excluded by society because of their rejection in schools due to head coverings. Continue reading

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