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29/05/2013

Report to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Barcelona objectives. The development of childcare facilities for young children in Europe with a view to sustainable and inclusive growth

COM (2013) 322
Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2013 - ISBN 978-92-79-29898-1 - doi:10.2838/43161




A Commission report on the Barcelona objectives shows that most EU countries have missed the targets agreed by the European Council in 2002 for availability and accessibility of childcare services. The reports demonstrates that investment in high quality services must be continued.


author(s): European Commission
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