|Council of the European Union
|Official Journal of the European Union
|L 223, Pages 14-23
Recommendation (EU) 2021/1004 - adopted by the Council of the European Union on 14 June 2021 - aimed at the establishment of a European Child Guarantee.
The aim of this Recommendation is to prevent and combat social exclusion by guaranteeing access of children in need to a set of key services, thereby also contributing to upholding the rights of the child by combating child poverty and fostering equal opportunities. It is recommended to EU Member States that effective access is provided, free of charge, to:
The Recommendation also suggests that Member States provide children in need with effective access to healthy nutrition and adequate housing.
This proposal was adopted by the European Commission on 24 March 2021, alongside the publication of a new EU strategy on the rights of the child. The draft text was adopted by the Council of the European Union on 14 June 2021 and published in the Official Journal on 22 June 2021.
|Employment and Social Affairs
|Children | Young People, Social Inclusion | Exclusion
|European Union [EU]