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Partnership agreement with France adopted Partnership agreement with France adopted (12/08/2014)

On 8 August 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with France, paving the way for more than €6 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.

Partnership agreement with Bulgaria adopted Partnership agreement with Bulgaria adopted (11/08/2014)

On 7 August 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Bulgaria, paving the way for around €1.5 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years - a 20% increase compared to the previous period.

The ESF in the news

Better administration
Better administration (07/08/2014)

A district in Bulgaria is offering training to boost the skills of its public administrators

Hands-on career guidance
Hands-on career guidance (07/08/2014)

Romanian school students are getting better prepared for their career choices with visits to future workplaces

Incubating ideas
Incubating ideas (01/08/2014)

In Paris the Agoranov incubator is helping turn R&D ideas into successful businesses

Events

Open Days - 12th European Week of Regions and Cities
Open Days - 12th European Week of Regions and Cities (06/10/2014)

The cycle of cohesion policy suggests that due to the launch of the 320+ national, regional and territorial cooperation programmes in 2014, first experiences with their implementation may be at the forefront of debates during the 12th European Week of Regions and Cities.