Social Pillar under the microscope!

July2017 eNews Bulletin: Editorial

Click to enlarge our infographic on the Pillar of #SocialRights

The EU's plan to have a ‘social Triple A' rating is under the microscope! We've broken down the EU Commission's proposal to assess its offer for children, along with recommendations to national governments and the EU institutions. Read our freshly published policy position paper on the European Pillar of Social Rights.

Brexit negotiations are heating up! Our UK and Irish members are working hard to put children's rights at the centre of these negotiations. Thanks to their efforts, a number of politicians raised the issue at the recent session in the Parliament. Read about it here!

What's coming up after the summer break?

We can't wait to share the results of our Childonomics research project at the International Foster Care Organisation's Conference in early November this year. Meanwhile, catch up on the discussions at our recent seminar where we gave a glimpse of how this research can help governments spend better on child protection systems!

With the support of the Estonian EU Presidency which began at the start of this month, we will be raising the issue of deinstitutionalisation through our Opening Doors for Europe's Children campaign.

Have you heard about the General Data Protection Regulation for the EU? Well, the children's rights community is raising concerns about how its implementation could affect children's access to internet and potentially create challenges for their protection. We are keeping an eye on it, with our active members in this area!

And there is so much more. We hope you will stay tuned in September!

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