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Nurturing social inclusion in Slovenia
Nurturing social inclusion in Slovenia (23/02/2017)

A new centre is promoting social inclusion for the elderly, the unemployed and marginalised groups in Slovenia.

Embracing Roma integration in Greece
Embracing Roma integration in Greece (17/02/2017)

A support centre for a Roma community in Karditsa, Greece has been granted funding for the next three years.

Adults get a second chance to learn in Estonia
Adults get a second chance to learn in Estonia (10/02/2017)

An ESF-funded education project is offering free training across Estonia in 2017.

Better together – working with Lithuania’s Roma community
Better together – working with Lithuania’s Roma community (10/02/2017)

A new project aims to integrate the Roma community into the labour force in Lithuania.

Stay in school! Finnish project helps Roma youth
Stay in school! Finnish project helps Roma youth (19/01/2017)

An ESF-funded project in Finland is helping Roma youth to complete their secondary level education.

Overcoming language and culture barriers
Overcoming language and culture barriers (15/09/2016)

Roma adults and children are more integrated and able to express themselves thanks to ESF funds in Slovakia.

Integrating asylum seekers into the Austrian labour market
Integrating asylum seekers into the Austrian labour market (08/07/2016)

Austria carries out performance tests to better identify refugees’ competences.

Roma: education for better integration in Slovenia
Roma: education for better integration in Slovenia (18/04/2016)

Roma children and their families will receive extra support to underline the importance of education in better integration and career prospects.

Encouraging Roma people in Finland to aim higher
Encouraging Roma people in Finland to aim higher (01/04/2016)

A nationwide ESF-funded education project to help Roma youngsters to continue studying and be more integrated into society.

Breaking down social barriers to get a job
Breaking down social barriers to get a job (11/02/2016)

More than 750 people affected by mental disorders have found a job in Spain thanks to ESF-funded rehabilitation centres.

Bringing social barriers down
Bringing social barriers down (10/12/2015)

Roma in Spain are finding work thanks to ESF funding and support.

New paths to employment in Denmark
New paths to employment in Denmark (04/12/2015)

The ESF is supporting targeted activities to secure work for 600 jobseekers in Jutland.

 Youngsters in Spain learn on the job
Youngsters in Spain learn on the job (16/10/2015)

‘Learning while working’, an ESF-funded project managed by the Red Cross and Gipsy Foundation, is giving young Spaniards who are unemployed, undereducated or working in the black economy a fresh start.

A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020
A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020 (03/09/2015)

Report calls for strengthening cooperation in education and training up to 2020 and especially to promote social inclusion.

Adoption of Spanish programme for social inclusion and social economy
Adoption of Spanish programme for social inclusion and social economy (12/08/2015)

1.1 billion euros to support social inclusion and social economy

Boosting job prospects of Roma in Spain
Boosting job prospects of Roma in Spain (24/07/2015)

Roma women in Extremadura, Spain, have successfully completed a training course to boost their employability as part of the ESF-funded project ‘Acceder’.

Operational Programme for the development of Italian metropolitan cities
Operational Programme for the development of Italian metropolitan cities (15/07/2015)

Newly adopted programme addresses urban sustainability, digital services and combating social exclusion

More funding to Roma integration
More funding to Roma integration (19/06/2015)

Member States continue to make progress in Roma integration, but further efforts are necessary. This is the conclusion of an annual Commission report.

Trades offer way out of long-term unemployment
Trades offer way out of long-term unemployment (30/04/2015)

The Czech NGO ‘Vzájemné soužití’ is organising trade qualification and retraining courses for the long-term unemployed in the east of the Czech Republic. The partly ESF-funded project mainly targets Roma.

Traditional craft to help foster social inclusion
Traditional craft to help foster social inclusion (17/04/2015)

A new ESF-backed project aims to promote the social inclusion of Roma in the Romanian commune of Vad in Cluj County with the help of the ancient craft of wicker making.

Music for inclusion
Music for inclusion (06/03/2015)

The Musical Talent Centre in the small Hungarian village of Felsőörs offers 60 disadvantaged young Roma per year the chance to develop their musical talent.

Commission adopts Hungarian programme for employment and social cohesion
Commission adopts Hungarian programme for employment and social cohesion (03/03/2015)

Investment programme will increase the human capital and improve the social environment in Hungary

Educating the educators for better Roma inclusion
Educating the educators for better Roma inclusion (27/02/2015)

A total of 2706 teachers, psychologists and tutors at 200 Slovakian primary school have so far completed training programmes intended to foster the inclusion of marginalised Roma communities. A further 1500 will follow suit before the end of the ESF-funded project in October 2015.

Support for Roma children
Support for Roma children (22/01/2015)

The Romanian government has adopted a series of measures to foster the social inclusion of Roma children.

Work(ing) for you
Work(ing) for you (19/12/2014)

In the French city of Lyon, an ESF-funded project promotes the integration of Roma with great success.

Integration through language courses
Integration through language courses (19/09/2014)

A pilot project in Germany seeks to prepare asylum seekers for the labour market.

More inclusion and independence
More inclusion and independence (11/07/2014)

ESF co-funds a project in Croatia to improve the social services on offer to young people

Focused approach
Focused approach (04/07/2014)

Romania launches an ESF project which focuses on Roma employability and inclusion

A pearl of a project
A pearl of a project (26/06/2014)

In France, the ESF-supported PERLE project is successfully helping the homeless into accommodation and jobs

Supporting immigrant families
Supporting immigrant families (23/06/2014)

In Italy, a new ESF project aims to boost the inclusion of young second-generation immigrants

A recipe for Roma integration
A recipe for Roma integration (02/05/2014)

With ESF support the first Roma restaurant opens in Slovenia

Reaching out to young Roma
Reaching out to young Roma (11/04/2014)

In Plovdiv, the ESF is helping to convince young Roma of the opportunities that educational qualifications can offer them

Roma integration: EU Framework triggers first results
Roma integration: EU Framework triggers first results (04/04/2014)

Concerted action by the European Commission has put Roma integration firmly on the political agenda across Europe.

Roma on the beat
Roma on the beat (24/02/2014)

In the Czech Republic Roma assistants are helping the police connect better to local communities

”Vi har inte råd att svika dem”
”Vi har inte råd att svika dem” (13/12/2013)

Medlemsstaterna förbinder sig att uppnå konkreta resultat för romers integrering

Boosting Roma education
Boosting Roma education (20/09/2013)

An ESF project which improved the educational opportunities for Roma children has just ended in Romania

A nursery for planting skills
A nursery for planting skills (03/07/2013)

In Austria, immigrant mothers get help with important language skills

Boosting rural employment
Boosting rural employment (03/07/2013)

A Romanian-Greek project to boost rural entrepreneurship has just finished

International Roma Day: Commission calls for decisive action to further Roma integration
International Roma Day: Commission calls for decisive action to further Roma integration (08/04/2013)

To mark International Roma Day, the European Commission has underlined the need for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation for Roma communities in Europe.

Racing against illiteracy
Racing against illiteracy (07/03/2013)

Jesuits run marathon to combat illiteracy in Malta

Better opportunities for immigrants
Better opportunities for immigrants (21/02/2013)

The ESF promotes the closer integration of immigrants in Finland with help to find work

Slovakia encourages self-help
Slovakia encourages self-help (17/01/2013)

ESF funding has helped marginalised communities in Slovakia to improve their circumstances

Reducing Roma drop-outs
Reducing Roma drop-outs (19/12/2012)

ESF community centres are helping young Roma to complete their education and get new opportunities

The language of success
The language of success (21/11/2012)

Hungary is supporting foreign language skills and IT training to boost employability and competitiveness

EPIC success for immigrant jobseekers
EPIC success for immigrant jobseekers (07/11/2012)

A successful training scheme in Ireland has given 222 immigrants the practical skills that helped them to find work

En multikulturell brandkår
En multikulturell brandkår (04/10/2012)

Räddningstjänster i Sverige ordnar egen utbildning för brandmän med invandrarbakgrund för att fylla lokala behov.

Making schools more inclusive
Making schools more inclusive (21/09/2012)

Schools across Slovakia are being helped to develop inclusive teaching environments for Roma children

Frigöra romernas potential
Frigöra romernas potential (07/09/2012)

ESF stöder utbildning i företagande för romer i Sverige