Tag Archives: welfare

What’s up Webdoc ? (5) : My Social Bird

4 Apr

2 years ago, I wrote a little comic book on social services in Europe trying to find simple words to express the challenges of European economic regulation in time of crisis for social services.

I will post here some extracts, from time to time. It’s time for Poetry!   😉

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Hot topic : Belgians like fries and beer… but also their Welfare-State

17 Feb

It may be no surprise but citizens of Belgium still appear convinced by a social State. Social Security or Health Care for instance remain core values for Belgian citizens, scoring as high as 82% for Social Security and  90% for Health care.

That – and more – is suggested by a survey from European values Study. “Autre temps, Autres moeurs” was conducted by scholars VOYE, DOBBELAERE and ABTS with the support of the King Baudouin Foundation.

We hope you’ll get the chance to read the extensive article by Ricardo Guttiérrez in the print edition of Le Soir 02/16 2012 (Belgian French speaking newspaper) or a shorter web version here.

Do you think this reflects the situation in your own country ? What does it mean for you ?

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