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Third meeting of the European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS)

03/05/2018 Strasbourg

The European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS) met for the 3rd time on 3-4 May 2018, in Strasbourg. The Platform elected Ms Rita Skrebiškienė (Lithuania) as Chair and Mr Joseph Gerada (Malta) as Vice-Chair. Mr Michele Palma (Italy) has been nominated Gender Equality Rapporteur. The PECS discussed...

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Second meeting of the European Social Cohesion Platform

19-20/09/2017 Strasbourg, France

The European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS) met for the second time on 19-20 September 2017, in Strasbourg. The meeting focused on the finalisation of the implementation of its mandate 2016-2017 and on possible future orientations. The Platform was created as an ad hoc committee to respond to...

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European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS)

Meeting of the PECS Vice-Chair, the Rapporteurs of the Working Groups and the Gender Equality Rapporteur

12-13.06.17 Strasbourg, France

The Vice-Chair, Ms Petia Moeva, the Rapporteurs of the Working Groups, Mrs Linda Niki Volosinovsky / WG1, Mr Arman Sargsyan / WG2, Mr Joseph Gerada / WG3, and the Equality Rapporteur, Mrs Merita Xhafaj, met in Strasbourg on 12- 13 June to take stock of the work of the Working Groups and...

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European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS) - Interim report by the Secretary General

24/03/2017 Strasbourg, France

In accordance with the Terms of Reference of the European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS), the Interim report by the Secretary General (document SG/Inf(2017)3) on progress and results in the Platform’s field of competence was presented on 7 February to the GR-SOC (Rapporteur Group on Social and...

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The Vice-Chair of the European Social Cohesion Platform presented the results of the first meeting of the Platform to the Ministers Deputies

27/09/2016 Strasbourg, France

“Promoting Social cohesion remains a challenge for all the member states. We made a joint effort to capture the air of time and to meet the needs. This is the expression of our responsibility and good will to work for the implementation of the European Social Charter, to identify the main...

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First meeting of the European Social Cohesion Platform

27-28/06/2016 Strasbourg, France

The European Social Cohesion Platform held its first meeting on 27-28 June 2016 in Strasbourg. Particular attention was paid to social rights, as guaranteed by the European Social Charter and other relevant instruments with a special emphasis on vulnerable groups and young people. The Platform...

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