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FRA joins the first European Employment and Social Rights Forum

On 17 November, FRA joined the first European Employment and Social Rights Forum.

European Commission representatives, Ministers, academics, policymakers and stakeholders discussed the current societal challenges, in particular those facing young people in the EU.

European Commission representatives from shared findings from their report on employment and social challenges for young Europeans. They stressed how the Covid-19 pandemic continues to pose major challenges for young people.

Discussions around the new EU care strategy made it clear that services should be person-centred, integrated, of good quality and offer good working conditions to attract staff. It should also be accessible and affordable for all. A common quality framework for care services should reflect that