The guiding principles of the plan
Universality, solidarity and accessibility of social rights
Everybody should be able to exercise their social rights and have
equal access to quality services.
Prevention and proactivity
The public authorities have to tackle the real causes to
problems, by taking short-term action and designing medium
and long-term policy initiatives.
Comprehensiveness and mainstreaming
Municipal action needs to address social inclusion from several
approaches, to provide comprehensive care for the most
The reality of the city makes it necessary for the metropolitan area’s various public authorities to coordinate their social inclusion policies.
Participation, consensus and shared responsibility
We must encourage a public-policy management that allows dialogue between public institutions and civil society, especially with the socalaction third social sector. We must promote a shared responsibility that reflects each person’s role and responsibilities.
Appropriate responses to the life cycle with gender
The public authorities must be alert to the needs and risks posed by each stage in the life cycle and carry out preventive action that takes gender issues into account.