A New Agenda for Europe

Key Achievements

Organizations and governments across the region are exploring ways to use the European Union Regional Social Progress Index to inform local priorities.

Existential Challenges

The European Union is challenged to deliver relevant policy and funding solutions that meet the needs of people living in different countries and conditions.

Guiding Decisions

Social Progress Index data is informing decisions in the European Union.


Political, economic and social uncertainty is rising globally. The world is looking urgently for solutions that will build prosperous economies and inclusive societies. In order to meet that challenge we need to understand what is working and why. Anchored by the Social Progress Index, the second annual What Works global summit will bring together leaders […]

4 Mar 2017

Friend, Last week, we saw the creation of immigration policies that could threaten social progress—not just in the United States but around the world. It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of such sweeping blockades, but we have an imperative to offer better solutions—ones that are data-driven, and promote equal opportunities and access for […]

31 Jan 2017

Excerpt: “Is Europe coming together or falling apart? A new pan-EU analysis of social progress suggests that, despite continued differences in wealth, the real quality of life of citizens across the EU appears to be converging.”   Read more on The Huffington Post website. Explore the data for all the EU regions on the EU […]

1 Nov 2016

Watch Rafal Rudzki, Senior Manager at Deloitte Central Europe, discusses the 2016 European Union Regional Social Progress Index. (In Polish)          

20 Oct 2016