This week's Talking Europe show is looking at how the EU hopes to put Social Cohesion – creating jobs, giving workers new skills, cutting poverty – at the heart of its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. That was the goal of the recent Social Summit in Porto, the first European Council dedicated to Social Affairs. Our guest is a key figure in shaping the EU's response: Nicolas Schmit, the EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights. He tells us how the Porto Social Summit demonstrates the EU's commitment to tying rebuilding the economy to the social dimension.
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