social cohesion


Access City Award 2020

Celebrating the 10th Access City Award | On 29 November 2019, the European Commission will announce the winners of the 10th Access City Award edition (1st, 2nd, and 3rd places) at a ceremony closing the European Day of Persons with Disabilities’ conference (28-29 November) in Brussels. A financial prize will be given to the winning cities for the first time in the Award’s history, to celebrate its 10th anniversary.





The New Directive and European Women’s Lobby Long-Standing Demands for Work-Life Balance

The new Directive is the most concrete initiative of the European Pillar of Social Rights. However, the Directive only establish minimum standards and it will bring little change in the “best-performing” countries. In other words, Member states with more generous parental leave systems will be able to keep their current national arrangements.








How to learn together? Combined high school students’ values, attitudes and coping strategies in a multilingual and multicultural school

Cultural difference | Support measures and motivation to learn help to overcome difficulties and cultural differences. Problems arising from cultural differences are addressed through various measures, including thoughtful and regular explanations for both students and parents.







European Platform for Investing in Children publishes policy memo on education for unaccompanied migrant children in Europe

The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a policy memo on approaches to education for unaccompanied migrant children in Europe. This memo is the third in a series of short policy memos aimed at policymakers, researchers and practitioners and focusing on topics relevant to child welfare.






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