THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AMSTERDAM TREATY AND LISBON STRATEGY FOR INCREASING EMPLOYMENT IN EUROPE Cover Image

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AMSTERDAM TREATY AND LISBON STRATEGY FOR INCREASING EMPLOYMENT IN EUROPE
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AMSTERDAM TREATY AND LISBON STRATEGY FOR INCREASING EMPLOYMENT IN EUROPE

Author(s): Gabriela Motoi, Gabriel Pricină
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Politics, Social Sciences, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, International Law, Political Theory, Political Sciences, Governance, Sociology, Social development, Sociology of Politics, Globalization, Geopolitics
Published by: Ediktura Beladi
Keywords: employment; Amsterdam Treaty; economic cohesion; Lisbon Strategy; European social model;

Summary/Abstract: This article if focusing othe the role of the Amsterdam Treaty and Lisbon Strategy for incresing employment in Europe. The first document can be considered as a significant milestone in the evolution of coordinated European approach to employment policy work. The Lisbon Strategy was focused on full employment and increasing economic and social cohesion by 2010. Achieving these goals required the formulation of an overall strategy based on: preparation and transition to a knowledge-based society by formulating viable policies in informational technology, research and development, as well as intensifying the structural reform process for competitiveness and innovation and the development of the internal market. In the same time, the Lisbon Strategy has promoted an European social model, strengthening the concept of investing in people and combating of social exclusion.

  • Issue Year: XI/2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 38-42
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English