Social Services Europe has released a briefing paper on the Report of the High-Level Task Force on Investing in Social Infrastructure in Europe "Boosting Investment in Social Infrastructure in Europe".
The high-level task force purpose was to examine the requirements for boosting investments in social infrastructure in the areas of education, health and social housing and to offer recommendations and proposals on how to fill the investment gap that exists in these areas.
The briefing highlighted the key messages of the report that:
- There is a demand for investment in social infrastructure;
- Inequality and divergence in Europe are hard to overcome;
- The social infrastructure sector often relies on public funding;
- Social infrastructure can be attractive for private/institutional investors.
The briefing explores these key messages and includes the recommendations made on how to address the investment gaps.
To read Social Services Europe’s Briefing paper on Boosting Investment in Social Infrastructure in Europe click here.