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II Evaluation of the youth employment initiative

II Evaluation of the youth employment initiative

publicación José Manuel Fresno, Alia Chahin, Leticia Henar, Natalia Jiménez

This report contains the second evaluation of the Youth Employment Initiative, one of the main financial resources of the EU to finance the application of the Youth Guarantee.

Can the Sustainable Development Goals contribute to combatting antigypsyism?

Can the Sustainable Development Goals contribute to combatting antigypsyism?

publicación José Manuel Fresno, Stefan Meyer

This report, written for the European Roma Grass-roots Organisations Network ERGO, reflects on how the issue of Roma inclusion could be displayed in the Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

Universal child welfare schemes mark the agenda – globally, in Europe and in Spain

Universal child welfare schemes mark the agenda – globally, in Europe and in Spain

blog Stefan Meyer ˇ 21 de Feb de 2019

Target 1.3. (Sustainable Development Goal 1) on social protection is gaining traction. This post resumes some of the most recent events and publications of the global social policy debate.

Would a European

Would a European "Child Guarantee" help to fight against child poverty?

blog Stefan Meyer ˇ 06 de Nov de 2018

1. The Great Depression 2007-17 has questioned the intergenerational contract, increasing the rate of child poverty and youth unemployment.

2. The protection of children's rights has been gaining importance in European priorities, especially with the communication of "Investing in childhood: breaking the cycle of disadvantages" (2013).

3. Despite this, one in four children in Europe are at risk of poverty or exclusion.

4. Much more needs to be done and the approach must be preventive and integrated (multisectoral).

5. The European Parliament believes that a Child Guarantee can be the decisive step we need to take.

6. The Commission has asked a consortium, of which we are part, to study the viability of this initiative.