Undocumented Migrants and the Europe 2020 Strategy: Making Social Inclusion a Reality for all Migrants in Europe (PICUM)
This study, published by the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM), focuses on links between the Europe 2020 Strategy and undocumented migrants.
The EU has set itself social targets through the Europe2020 Strategy including investment in employment and education, improved social inclusion and substantial reduction of poverty. Migrants, and particularly undocumented migrants, face an increased and disproportionate risk of poverty and social exclusion but in practice, these concerns have not yet been sufficiently addressed in the implementation of the Strategy’s social targets.
PICUM's new position paper entitled “Undocumented Migrants and the Europe 2020 Strategy: Making Social Inclusion a Reality for all Migrants in Europe” aims at informing the debates on poverty and social inclusion, education and on labour migration. The paper develops links with the three social targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy – poverty, employment, and education - offering insight to how the targets could positively impact undocumented migrants and how the inclusion of this group could help achieve the objectives of the Strategy.
The paper provides recommendations on concrete measures to include undocumented migrants in each of the three social targets in the areas of legislation, policy, data and funding.
You can find more information about PICUM and the study here.