The European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan: New Ambitions for a Strong EU

EPR welcomes the launch of the Action Plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights by the European Commission on 4 March 2021. The Action Plan is a window of opportunity aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals to take firm steps in the implementation of the Pillar. This shows a political willingness to work with a more global perspective and towards meeting the SDGs 2030 Agenda goals.

The Action Plan presents three targets to be achieved by 2030: equal opportunities and access to the labour market, fair working conditions, and social protection and inclusion. The targets are accompanied by actions with a timeline.

The Action Plan makes clear references and links to the use of EU funds. It

>> Read more information on the Action Plan here.