Social Justice Matters

137. SJI Seminars Ep31. Hugh Frazer - How the European Pillar of Social Rights can help to advance social policy in Ireland

October 20, 2022

Hugh Frazer is an expert on European policies to combat poverty and social exclusion, especially child poverty. He played a lead role in the feasibility studies that contributed to the establishment of the European Child Guarantee.  He has acted as adviser to a wide range of national and European organisations ( ESN, Eurochild, EAPN and UNICEF). He is a former coordinator of the European Social Policy Network (2006-2019); worked as an expert on social inclusion policy in the European Commission (2001-2006); was director of the Irish government's Combat Poverty Agency (1987-2001) and was director of the Northern Ireland Voluntary Trust (1979-1986 – now the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland). He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Social Studies, Maynooth University (Ireland).

We can listen back to Hugh presenting his paper for the Social Justice Ireland's 34th Annual Social Policy Conference on the European Pillar of Social Rights, "How the European Pillar of Social Rights can help to advance social policy in Ireland ".

All the Papers and Videos from the Conference can be accessed HERE.

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