EU and regional funding is backing a Sustainable Urban Development Strategy to improve overall working, family and community life in Thessaly, Greece.
Thanks to ESF and national funding, citizens can once again visit the Archaeological Museum of Kythira which had been closed since an earthquake in 2006.
A new ESF-backed project has been launched to help people in Lisburn and Castlereagh to start their own business or find new jobs and training opportunities.
Partnership and social development are critical to the success of the CLDS – 3G programme in Portugal’s Ribeira de Pena region, which is tackling unemployment, poverty and an ageing population.
Palma’s Council has hired 58 new employees over 45 thanks to the ESF-funded project 'Job Placement Income'. They will work as educators, administrators, painters, etc. for the local authorities and government.
Hundreds attended a single launch of the EU-funded ‘Adult Guarantee’ in Italy’s Lazio region. This popularity is expected to be repeated as the programme is rolled out across the country.
Since the beginning of September, the partly ESF-funded job info point (PIE) in the French commune of Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg has resumed its support service for jobseekers and those in professional training.
Some 29 jobseekers from 15 countries have just received their European Language Certificates attesting to their abilities in French and German in the framework of a part ESF-funded project in the German-speaking Community of Belgium.
As part of a new ESF-backed federal funding programme to reduce long-term unemployment in Germany, the job centre of the Erzgebirgekreis – a district in the Free State of Saxony – will receive EUR 10.2 million.
The European Social Fund and the UK National Lottery have pledged GBP 14 million (EUR 19.7 million) to tackle poverty and unemployment in the city of Leicester and the surrounding county.
Eestis jagatakse 4,9 miljoni euro suuruses summas Euroopa Sotsiaalfondi toetust projektidele, millega luuakse ligi 1000 uut lapsehoiukohta kuni 7aastastele lastele.
The part-ESF-funded project ‘Bestis’ has been expanded and will continue until the end of 2016 to help young people and disadvantaged groups find employment.
The economic situation in the EU started gradually improving nearly two years ago, and most Member States have recently registered positive GDP growth. Employment has started picking up, with improvements now materialising in most sectors.
The Belgian French Community Commission (CoCof) has pledged €360 million to support 93 mainly vocational training projects in Brussels. The ESF will cover €138 million of that amount.
The ESF-funded project Proeisol helped 250 jobseekers find employment in Badajoz, Spain, with 64% of project participants entering the healthcare sector.
An ESF-funded training for caretakers organised by the Regional Association of Vocational Training (AREP) of Fourmies in the North of France opens up new job prospects to its 14 alumni.
The social integration project ‘La Ferme’ in the Belgian municipality of Comines-Warneton has been awarded ESF-funds to continue its work.
Over the past 18 months, the partly ESF-funded project Second Success has helped 25 residents of Torfaen County Borough in Wales re-enter the employment market.
A training course in industrial painting, co-financed by the ESF in Belgium, has proved a great success with 70% of its participants returning to gainful employment.
The part ESF-funded training plan ISLA for jobseekers in the Spanish province of Cáceres proves to be a success as 223 of its alumni find new employment.
The region around the Dutch cities of Lochem and Zutphen will receive ESF funding to the tune of EUR 481 250 to help people who have been unemployed for more than six months back into paid work.
Komisjoni uusima, 15. jaanuaril avaldatud ülevaate „Tööhõive ja sotsiaalareng Euroopas” teemaks on majanduskriisi tagajärjed ja õppetunnid tööhõive ning elatustaseme seisukohast.
The part ESF-funded Business Support Programme for Women (PAEM) has offered entrepreneurial guidance to more than 2150 women in the Spanish city of Ciudad Real since its inception in 2000.
Six young SCUBA divers were hired to work on the construction of a new coastal road on the French island of Réunion. Their training was financed by the ESF.
Euroopa soolise süvalaiendamise praktikute kogukond (GenderCoP) on loonud vahendi Euroopa Liidu struktuurifondide menetluste tõhustamiseks ja nende kvaliteedi parandamiseks liidu ja liikmesriikide tasandil, andes selgeid selgitusi ESFi nõuetest ja hea tava näiteid soolise võrdõiguslikkuseni jõudmiseks Euroopa Sotsiaalfondi kõigis tsüklites.
A Danish region is using ESF funding to investigate how to attract more men into vocational education and less male-oriented professions