CAN THE EUROPEAN UNION 2020 STRATEGY DELIVER ON SOCIAL INCLUSION?

CAN THE EUROPEAN UNION 2020 STRATEGY DELIVER ON SOCIAL INCLUSION?

CROP/UiB Global WORKING PAPER SERIES on Global Challenges, Issue #3. Author: Maria Petmesidou

No. 3 - June 2017

This series seeks to disseminate research focused on issues such as poverty and inequality, sustainability, and other relevant global Challenges.

Open access to the full publication is available through Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA) at the University of Bergen:

Open access to FULL PAPER


ABSTRACT

In 2010, amidst the financial and sovereign debt crisis, the launching of a novel European strategy for “smart, sustainable and inclusive growth" signaled a significant step in the European coordination strategies for tackling poverty and social exclusion. Crucial in this respect is the unprecedented prominence accorded to a quantified goal in poverty reduction across the EU, to be achieved by 2020, along a supranational governance process that sets the ambitious aim of bringing the social field within the framework of EU financial and economic governance. In this paper, I critically examine how this new strategy has fared so far and what the expectations are for its effectiveness in combating poverty and social exclusion within the set time frame.


12.09.2017
Share:         
UiB ISSC

CROP News and Events

The Humanitarian Aid Machinery

26 September 2017 (08:30-09:30) | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

SEMINAR organised by CROP/UiB: Diana Skelton (ATD Fourth World) and Arne Strand (CMI) in conversation with Alberto Cimadamore (CROP)

On the Move - Global Migrations, Challenges and Responses

September 2017

DIGITAL PUBLICATION by the ISSC as a follow-up to last year's "On the Move" conference co-organised by CROP.

Putting Children First

23-25 October 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CONFERENCE: Putting Children First - Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa.

News from CROPNET

ISSC General Assembly 2017

24-26 October 2017 | Taipei

The meeting takes place within the context of the 32nd ICSU General Assembly, hosted by the Academy of Sciences, Taipei.

World Social Science Forum 2018

25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS: Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures: Deadline 30 September 2017

Higher Education Governance, Research and Policy in Africa

Deadline: 30 September 2017

CALL by CODESRIA for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)