Between 2009 and 2014, the ESF helped over 145 000 unemployed young people in the Netherlands improve their chances on the employment market, according to a study by the Dutch statistical office.
The successful ESF-backed INOV contacto programme has helped some 5000 unemployed young people from Portugal obtain a traineeship abroad to launch their international career.
A partly ESF-funded youth business project in Slovenia has attracted over 600 young people in the past two years. More than half of them have so far been successful in finding a job or creating their own business.
The Welsh government has renewed its commitment to the successful Jobs Growth Wales scheme, which will receive financial support out of ESF and government funds for another three years.
A local community initiative has now presented a new ESF-supported project, which aims to boost youth employment in the city of Zagreb, Croatia.
The music school ‘We are music’ based in Harwich (UK) has now launched a new ESF-backed project to help unemployed young people gain a foothold in the employment market.
Some 715 disadvantaged young jobseekers from France’s Loire region will benefit from special support in the framework of the ESF-funded Youth Guarantee over the next 12 months.
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.
An ESF-funded project in the framework of the Youth Guarantee scheme is aiming to boost employment in Middle Norrland, North Middle Sweden and South Sweden.
ESF finansuojamo projekto „Pasitikėk savimi“, kurį nuo 2013 m. įgyvendina Lietuvos darbo birža, tikslas – skatinti jaunuolių pasitikėjimą savimi.
The Slovenian government has announced a new part ESF-funded project to help young graduates in Slovenia make the transition from university to employment.
The European Commission proposes to make 1 billion euro from the Youth Employment Initiative available as early as this year. This change will increase by up to 30 times the pre-financing Member States receive to boost youth employment - reaching up to 650 000 young people and helping them get into work, faster.
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research has launched a new round of part ESF-funded projects to spark university dropouts' interest in apprenticeships and vocational training.
Young people and those in danger of exclusion and poverty are at the centre of Portugal’s ESF programme for social inclusion.
A six-month job placement for unemployed youth, and funding for start-up companies: an ESF co-funded job creation scheme in Wales sets an example for others.
The European Commission has adopted today the first Operational Programme with France to use the available funding from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) to tackle youth unemployment.
Top Chef Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall has won an award at the Europe wide RegioStars 2014 in the ‘Inclusive growth: Creating jobs for the young generation' category.
Komisija šiandien priėmė komunikatą „Susitelkime dėl Europos jaunimo – raginimas spręsti jaunimo nedarbo problemą“.Ji dar kartą pabrėžė, jog siekiant ekonomikos augimo, svarbiausias prioritetas yra kova su jaunimo nedarbu.
Komisija siūlo Jaunimo užimtumo iniciatyvos įgyvendinimo taisykles. Europos Taryba vasario mėnesį 2014–2020 m. laikotarpiui pasiūlė 6 mlrd. eurų Jaunimo užimtumo iniciatyvos biudžetą.
The European Union is at risk of missing its 2020 targets to reduce the number of early-school leavers and increase the share of students completing tertiary education, according to a report which will be discussed by Ministers at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport (EYCS) Council on Friday (10 February).
The new 'Youth Opportunities Initiative' adopted by the Commission, calls on Member States to work on preventing early school leaving; helping youngsters develop skills relevant to the labour market; ensuring work experience and on-the-job training and helping young people find a first good job.