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Economic Downturn: Employment

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A special Summit dedicated to employment will take place in Prague on 07/05/09. The Prime Ministers of the Troika, i.e. the Czech Republic, Sweden and Spain, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Vladimír Špidla, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and the social partners will discuss the consequences of the crisis on employment. They will try to identify practical ways of keeping workers in their jobs, and to help those who have lost their jobs to find another one as quickly as possible. They will also discuss how the actions coordinated on a European level can complement actions taken at national level, as well as how to effectively use the tools and resources available on a European level, such as the European Social Fund and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund.In the framework of this Summit, the Audiovisual Service offers a infoclip that shows the following images:- the construction of a motorway in Poland;- a control center of Telenet, Belgium;- installation of transmission cables from the Cable Company for Telenet, Belgium;- a high speed train (AVE) in Spain;- the European Social Fund in action in Lithuania;- and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in action in Finland.
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Type: Stockshots [short]   Reference: I-061271   Date: 05/05/2009   Duration: 06:09 Location: Brussels | Spain | Poland | Finland | Lithuania  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Belgium | EGF | ESF | Economic crisis | Employment | European Globalisation Adjustment Fund | European Social Fund | Finland | Labour policy | Lithuania | Poland | Spain | Work
© European Communities, 2009   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Sophie Letroye, Raymond Maxwell
Journalist: Test Test
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