The European Commission has partnered with UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) to test how the EU Child Guarantee can work in practice in seven Member States.
The high-level event “Making the European Child Guarantee a Reality in the EU: Insights from testing the European Child Guarantee” aims to take stock of how the pilot has progressed in the pilot countries to inspire all Member States in their implementation of the European Child Guarantee.
It will provide an opportunity to share experiences and give concrete examples of good practices, models and services that are proving successful in supporting children in need and addressing child poverty and social exclusion.
The high-level event is organised jointly by the UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the European Commission, in coordination with the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The high-level will consist of a panel discussion of ministers in charge of social affairs from Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Slovenia and Spain.
The event will also be joined by the Vice President of the European Commission, Dubravka Šuica, Portugal’s Minister for Employment, Solidarity, and Social Security Ms. Ana Mendes Godinho, UNICEF´s Director for Europe and Central Asia Region, Ms. Afshan Khan and the European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Mr. Nicolas Schmit. The President of the European Parliament, Mr. David Sassoli, will address the event through a video message.
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More about the programme and further information –> https://www.unicef.org/eca/stories/making-european-child-guarantee-reality-insights-testing-european-child-guarantee