Town and district social cohesion plan, Wallonia, Belgium

A plan for social cohesion within the cities and towns of Wallonia. The plan aims to support the municipalities of Walloon in their commitment to promote social cohesion within their territory. Social cohesion is defined as processes that provide for all individuals, or groups of individuals, regardless of ethnicity, cultural affiliation, religious or philosophical status, social, age, sexual orientation, or disability: equal opportunities; access to fundamental rights; economic well – being; ability to participate and be recognized within society; social and cultural well-being.

The intention is to encourage all municipalities to develop new action plans geared towards the promotion of universal access to basic rights. Matters to be taken into account include: Full transparency in the selection of projects and grants; Involvement of local partners and an appropriate and participatory evaluation process. The right to a decent income The right to health protection including social and medical assistance The right to decent housing and a health environment The right to work & training Social development of neighbourhoods To fight against all forms of poverty and insecurity in the broadest senses.

Original title: Plan de cohésion sociale des villes et communes de Wallonie (PCS)

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Built environment (housing, transport, urban planning), Financial security, social protection, social inclusion, access to care, poverty, Groups that experience vulnerability: women, ethnic minorities, LGBTI+, migrants, disability, Health systems and services, primary health care, integrated systems, prevention services, health workforce, Maternal health, pre- peri-natal, childhood conditions, adolescent health, education

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