The European Semester provides a framework for the coordination of economic policies across the European Union. It allows EU countries to discuss their economic and budget plans and monitor progress at specific times throughout the year.
On Wednesday 27th of February, the European Commission published Country Reports for every Member State in the context of the European Semester. These in-depth reports look into the latest measures taken and the latest data available in each country from an economic perspective. Thanks in part to the adoption of the European Pillar of Social Rights, they are looking more and more into social aspects including social services and persons with disabilities.
EASPD aims to keep social challenges high on the agenda by assessing the situation of European social service providers in our in annual reports.