(26 February 2013) - In 2011, 27% of children aged less than 18 were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to Eurostat. The risk of poverty decreases with increasing education level of parents. It concerns almost one child in three with a migrant background.
(22 February 2013) – The European Commission has just published the 2012 annual report of the Social Protection Committee. "Social Europe - Current challenges and the way forward" gives a very complete overview of the current social situation in the EU and its Member States.
(21 February 2013) - Investigative journalism should be supported in the EU and media independence protected from political and economic pressures, says the Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament in a resolution on media freedom voted on Thursday.