The European Social Network (ESN) reflects on the country reports which have been recently developed and disseminated by the European Commission. Based on our initial assessment, we can conclude that more indicators should be defined and implemented to monitor the implementation of all principles within the European Pillar of Social Rights.
High-level conference at the European Parliament celebrates milestones of the UN CRC but highlights implementation challenges, especially for children in care and unaccompanied migrant children.
A new European Commission is being formed following the European Parliament elections in May 2019 and the confirmation of the new Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. On the 10th September 2019 Ursula von der Leyen revealed the names of the Commissioner-designates who will oversee the different policy areas of the Commission.
Cities can engage with European programmes on sharing knowledge and access funding.
We summarise new EU policies on cross-border family issues and a range of new studies on family policies.