The second edition of the ESF-funded project ‘Polis’ helped 50 mentally disabled and socio-economically disadvantaged people improve their chances on the employment market. Half of the participants have now found a job – 17 of them with a permanent contract.
Investments aim at creating growth and jobs by boosting innovation and competitiveness, and improving the regional system of research and development
ESF funding in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano supports employment for women and disadvantaged groups to promote social inclusion and growth
The ESF-funded project ‘Green District’ has now presented its results in creating a network for exchanging good practices and training in the construction sector in the Italian Province of Prato.
By helping the country to develop its administrative and institutional capacity, the operational programme will contribute to Italy’s overall objective of achieving smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
Education and young jobseekers are at the heart of Sardinia’s ESF investment plans which target better and more relevant skills among its workforce.
ESF investment in Sicily is targeting education, skills and social inclusion with the aim of achieving sustainable and inclusive growth.
Abruzzo is focusing ESF investment on employment, with education and social inclusion initiatives supporting growth that benefits more of the region’s population.
Jobseekers and people excluded from the labour market are the principal beneficiaries of ESN funding in Marche, promoting growth and social inclusion.
Better and more accessible public services for the most disadvantaged groups is central to Italy’s ESF strategy for social inclusion.
Italy’s Friuli Venezia Giulia region is directing training, education and better social services at jobseekers and disadvantaged groups for social inclusion and growth.
ESF funding in the Autonoma di Trento region supports higher employment for young people, women and disadvantaged groups to promote social inclusion and growth.
The ESF programme in Italy’s Basilicata region promotes sustainable employment and growth, with a focus on young people, women and disadvantaged groups.
Lombardy’s ESF programme will provide a broad range of support to improving employment in the region, with a focus on persuading school students to stay on and get qualified.
Valle d’Aosta is using ESF funding to target education, social inclusion and employment as drivers for future growth.
Investment and growth are driving ESF funding in Piemonte, where the focus is on improving training, promoting social inclusion and finding a better work-life balance.
Young people and marginalised groups are the focus of Lazio’s targets for employment, access to childcare and other services, and education.
Investment and growth are driving ESF funding in Umbria, where the focus is on improving training, promoting social inclusion and finding a better work-life balance.
By reinforcing labour market policy, the ESF in Tuscany will support job creation by giving workers the education and skills they need.
ESF spending in Liguria will focus on employability, equal opportunities and helping young people make the transition from education into high-quality jobs.
Veneto will invest ESF funding in education and training to help people find and keep work, while increasing social inclusion.
Emilia-Romagna will invest ESF funding in measures to boost the skills and employability of its more disadvantaged citizens.
On 29 October 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Italy, paving the way for more than €10 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.