European Social Policy Network

  • Rajevska, Olga (Expert)
  • Rajevska, Feliciana (Expert)
  • Kļave, Evija (Expert)

Project Details


The European Social Policy Network (ESPN) of independent experts provides the Commission with a comprehensive overview of policies on social protection (such as pensions, long-term care, access to social protection for all types of work) and social inclusion (such as inequalities, active inclusion, addressing child poverty, access to essential services, combatting homelessness, etc.) in the EU Member States, candidate countries and potential candidates, including their strengths and weaknesses, and identifies areas most in need of further progress in these fields.

It produces Thematic Reports (Country and Synthesis Reports), and Flash Reports.
Effective start/end date1/01/1731/12/22

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty

Field of Science

  • 5.6 Political science
  • 5.4 Sociology
  • 5.2 Economy and Business
  • 5.9 Other social sciences

Smart Specialization Area

  • Social sciences and humanities as fields with horizontal impact on RIS3


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