- Publication date
- 17 November 2017
- Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
The European Pillar of Social Rights sets out 20 principles to work towards a strong social Europe that is fair, inclusive and full of opportunity. The principles are divided into three chapter on: equal opportunities and access to the labour market; fair working conditions; social protection and inclusion. The first principle of the Pillar focuses on ensuring that everyone has the right to quality and inclusive education, training and life-long learning in order to maintain and acquire skills that enable them to participate fully in society and manage successfully transitions in the labour market.