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A New European Social Contract Rethinking Our Welfare State

In cooperation with EuroBabble

The welfare state is a universal concept in Europe. It is a pillar of society, underlying the idea that in Europe no one should be left too far behind and everyone has the right to a basic quality of life. However, that pillar is fracturing under the weight of new pressures and growing imbalances. Is it time for a new, European welfare state model? What should this look like and how do we really get there? Experts and academics are increasingly facing up to this problem, but it is clear that in spite of the common problems, there is not yet one unequivocal solution for the continent, and there may well never be.

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EU action towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for SDGs

In February 2019, the EP Committee on Development (DEVE) and the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) held a joint public hearing to discuss strategic actions about the future of Europe, concerning the Sustainable Development Goals.

The two Committees have decided to cooperate to enhance the role of the European Parliament in promoting a more ambitious implementation of the 2030 Agenda. 2019 will be the year for the revision of the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the UN summit in September.

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