EU2020 and European Semester

The Europe 2020 Growth strategy, promoting “smart, sustainable and inclusive growth” - the EWL monitors and makes sure the gender dimension is taken into account in the strategy and in its architecture the European Semester.

  • Economic governance without a feminist perspective

    2014 years assessment on the CSR’s from a Gender Equality perspective. Members from Sweden, Finland, Austria, Estonia, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Germany and Czech Republic gives their views and recommendations on the situation regarding gender pay and pensions gaps, for migrant women and for women considered as second earners.
    Read the hole report here. Read more

  • The Europe 2020 Growth strategy

    The Europe 2020 Growth strategy consists of the the following targets: Employment - 75% of the 20-64 year-olds to be employed R&D / innovation - 3% of the EU’s GDP (public and private combined) to be invested in R&D/innovation Climate change / energy - greenhouse gas emissions 20% (or even 30%, if the conditions are right) lower than 1990, 20% of energy from renewables, 20% increase in energy efficiency Education - Reducing school drop-out rates below 10%
    at least 40% (...) Read more

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