Quality of citizens' life
Since the 1980s, the European Union and its Member States have pursued policies to liberalize public network services.
One in five children in the world still live in extreme poverty.
The International Labour Organization brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States.
The OECD has just published a new report on the level of social expenditure.
The International Social Survey Program is conducted in more than 40 countries around the world and is the subject of numerous research publications.
The European Social Survey (ESS) has been conducted every two years since 2002 in nearly 30 European countries.
The SHARE survey is the first European multidisciplinary survey on the health, retirement and economic situation of people aged 50 and over.
Every five years since 1990, Eurofound has published a European survey on working conditions, which in recent years has paid particular attention to gender issues.
Based in New Zealand, the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) has launched its first set of data tracking the human rights performance of countries around the world.
Published every 4 years since 2003, Eurofound's Quality of Life in Europe survey examines the living conditions and perceptions of European citizens on topics as diverse as employment, housing, health or the balance between work and private life.