01/12/2015 – This Report produced for the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union focuses on the social dimension of the European Semester. It reviews developments in the 2015 European Semester and provides recommendations about ways of further strengthening its social dimension, including as regards broader social stakeholder participation. It also discusses recent more ambitious proposals for restructuring the European Semester.
Vanhercke B. and Zeitlin J. with Zwinkels A. (2015) Further Socializing the European Semester: Moving Forward for a ‘Social Triple A’?, Report prepared for the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Brussels, European Social Observatory, 1 December 2015, 36 pp.