The European Commission has requested Luxembourg to end discrimination against migrant workers and members of their families in accessing study grants, financial aid for volunteers and the so-called allowances of 'boni pour enfant'.
The European Commission has requested the United Kingdom to complete the full transposition of new EU law on European Works Councils (the recast of EU Directive on European Works Councils) into its national law.
The European Commission has requested Malta to stop reducing Maltese old-age pensions by the amount of civil servant pensions received from other Member States.
IMF Créa-sol (Institut de Microfinance Créa-sol) is joining the group of microcredit providers under Progress Microfinance with a senior loan agreement of up EUR 1 million, which is expected to generate, thanks to the leverage effect, at least EUR 1 million in microloans, if fully utilised.
The Council of EU Employment and Social Policy Ministers will meet on 17 February in Brussels.
The European Commission has published a White Paper on adequate, safe and sustainable pensions. It looks at how the EU and the Member States can work to tackle the major challenges that confront our pension systems.
The European Commission has proposed today to provide Spain with €1.6m from the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,138 redundant construction workers back into employment.