Samstag, 15. Februar 2014
Innovative social policies needed to restore the European social model
“It is important to make clear that the increasing emphasis on social innovation and social business should not represent an alibi for governments to reverse their duties and responsibilities” stated yesterday (13 February) MEP Heinz Becker (EPP, Austria) during a lunch debate on social innovation organised by the Social Platform in the European Parliament. The focus on unmet social needs, the involvement of all relevant actors as well as the promotion of users’ rights were mentioned as some of the 9 key criteria to define a meaningful social innovation which were identified by Social Platform members in a position paper on social innovation to which SOLIDAR significantly contributed.
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