Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, The Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion: a European framework for social and territorial cohesion
Corporate nameEuropean Council
Subject headingsEU/EC Economic and social cohesion ; EU/EC Action programmes ; Social exclusion ; Fighting poverty ; Social policy ; Europe 2020
The EU has identified restoring economic growth and providing more and better jobs as key factors in fighting poverty. In order to help achieve this, the European Commission proposes establishing a European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion. This Communication sets out the challenges presented by poverty and exclusion and outlines the contribution of different policies to reducing poverty and increasing inclusion. It goes on to identify a number of associated actions and to explain the design and the content of the Platform.
Number of pages24 p.
OtherCOM(2010) 758 final
SEC(2010) 1564 final
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