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Social policy

European Liberal Democrats have constantly been at the forefront of acknowledging pressing issues within the area of Social Policy; addressing issues such as gender equality, the right to marry for same-sex couples and more recently the pressing challenges of demographic change in Europe. Find an overview of 35 years of adopted liberal policies within this area or or consult the different resolutions below.

Congress in Warsaw, Poland, December 2016

Youth Unemployment

Congress in Lisbon, Portugal, November 2014

Increasing equality - making parental leave an option for both parents in the EU

Congress in Palermo, Italy, November 2011

Drugs Policy

Maternal Health

Congress in Helsinki, Finland, October 2010

Theme Resolution Liberal Responses to the Challenges of Demographic Change

Equal Treatment of Single Person Households in the EU

Congress in Barcelona, Catalonia, November 2009

Major European Hospitals


Congress in Bath, United Kingdom, October 2002

Equal Opportunities for Women and Men - The Liberal Way

Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 2001

Ending Exclusion in Matrimonial Law

Congress in Brussels, Belgium, September 1997

Twelve National Protection Systems