After years of austerity, confidence in Europe’s capacity to care for the weakest and most disadvantaged has come under close scrutiny. The Maltese presidency pledges to lead by example advancing Europe social policy in close consultation with social partners, civil society and citizens.
The Presidency is a video series by EURACTIV, looking at the priorities of the Council Presidency. In this debate, Brian Maguire moderates a discussion on social inclusion, one of the priorities of the Malta Presidency.
Brian was joined in the studio by:
- Silvan Agius, Representing the Maltese Presidency, Director of Human Rights
- Brando Benifei, S&D MEP from Italy
- Joao Lopes Pimenta, GUE, MEP from Portugal
- Montserrat Mir, Confederal Secretary, ETUC
The Presidency series is supported by the Maltese Presidency of the EU.