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László Andor, the new EU Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion attended the opening conference of the 2010 European Year in Paris.
László Andor, the new EU Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion attended the opening conference of the 2010 European Year in Paris on 18 February, 2010.
The study shows the large variety of methods and administrative sources used across the EU to measure the magnitude of undeclared work (UDW).
In this fourth issue of the European Gender Equality Law Review several experts via their individual contributions, the independent experts of the European Network of Legal Experts in the field of Gender Equality highlight interesting developments at national level.
Economic growth has resumed in the EU, although the recovery remains fragile.
Daniela Bankier, Head of the European Commission’s unit for Equality between Men and Women, called for the gender pay gap to be urgently addressed as it leads to a waste of resources for society and businesses.
Speaking in Strasbourg following the European Parliament voting, Mr László Andor, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion commented: “I warmly welcome today's vote by the European Parliament which clears the way for the adoption of the new European Microfinance Facility for employment and inclusion. This facility will offer a lifeline to people suffering from the crisis and help create new jobs".
The new European Commission started work on 10 February 2010, following the positive vote by the European Parliament on 9 February.
Immediate action is required to solve Europe's skills deficiencies and give Europeans a better chance of labour market success in the future, says an independent expert report published by the European Commission on February 4, 2010.
Europeans are on average broadly satisfied with their personal situation, but less satisfied when it comes to the economy, public services and social policies in their country, according to an opinion survey released 2 February.
Results of the public consultation on Europe 2020 and an evaluation of the Lisbon Strategy.