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Poverty is still a reality in Europe
Social affairs | Runtime: 08'45''
Poverty is still a reality in Europe
    Almost 80 million people, of which 19 million are children, live below the poverty line in the EU. Despite an improvement in overall living standards over the past decade, poverty and social...
12-09-2009  | 18328 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Do we really know the Roma?  International Roma Day raises the question
    Between ten and twelve million Roma live in the European Union today, the majority suffering extreme levels of social deprivation leading to a public perception usually based on ignorance, prejudice...
03-29-2010  | 17044 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Labour Law - 'flexicurity' in a changing labour market
Social affairs | Runtime: 11'52"
Labour Law - 'flexicurity' in a changing labour market
    In response to a constantly evolving labour market, the European Commission took concrete action by promoting the concept of 'flexicurity' (flexibility + security) to address the specific needs of...
02-04-2009  | 11455 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Social Security coordination in Europe – new measures to serve mobile citizens
    There are around 10 million mobile citizens in Europe, which represents about 2% of the population. These are people of a different nationality to the country in which they live or work. To make life...
10-12-2009  | 10958 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Women to the top
Social affairs | Runtime: n/a
Women to the top
    Women earn an average of 17% less than men in the European Union, though this figure varies widely between countries and professions, and is usually greater in the private sector. The difference...
03-05-2010  | 10583 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information