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Cohesion Policy: Commission commits more than 66 billion euro to promote economic development across Europe (13/02/2015)

The European Commission has today adopted 40 new programmes under the European Cohesion Policy to support economic development and social cohesion across the European Union. An additional 10 programmes will be adopted before the end of this month. Together, these 50 programmes will be worth more than 66 billion euro.

Il-Kummissjoni Juncker tagħmel biljun ewro disponibbli għaż-żgħażagħ qiegħda (04/02/2015)

Illum, il-Kummissjoni Ewropea qed tipproponi li tagħmel biljun ewro disponibbli għall-Inizjattiva favur l-Impjieg taż-Żgħażagħ sa minn din is-sena. Din il-bidla se żżid bi 30 darba l-prefinazjament li l-Istati Membri jirċievu biex jingħata spinta lill-impjieg taż-żgħażagħ, inizjattiva li permezz tagħha se jintlaħaq sa 650 000 żagħżugħ li se jiġu megħjuna biex isibu xogħol aktar malajr.

Accelerated pre-financing for the Youth Employment Initiative: Questions and Answers (04/02/2015)

Avoiding a "Lost Generation": what (more) can the EU do tackle youth unemployment? (19/01/2015)

Marianne Thyssen - Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility - Closing speech at seminar on youth employment organised by Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the European Economic and Social Committee

European Social Fund: EUR 1 billion for employment and social inclusion in Flanders (28/11/2014)

The European Commission has today adopted the Flemish Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) for the period 2014-2020.

European Social Fund: more than EUR 1 billion for employment and social inclusion in Bulgaria (28/11/2014)

The European Commission has today adopted the Bulgarian Operational Programme "Human Resource Development" for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) in the period 2014-2020.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Croatia on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (30/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Croatia setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Slovenia on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (30/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Slovenia setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Spain on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (30/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Spain setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Italy on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (29/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Italy setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

Il-Kummissjoni Ewropea tadotta “Ftehim ta’ Sħubija” ma’ Malta dwar l-użu ta’ Fondi Strutturali u ta’ Investiment tal-UE għat-tkabbir u l-impjiegi matul l-2014-2020 (29/10/2014)

Il-Kummissjoni Ewropea adottat “Ftehim ta’ Sħubija” ma’ Malta li jistabbilixxi l-istrateġija għall-aħjar użu tal-Fondi Ewropej Strutturali u ta' Investiment mal-pajjiż kollu.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Belgium on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (29/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Belgium setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with the United Kingdom on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (29/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with the United Kingdom setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Luxembourg on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (29/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Luxembourg setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Sweden on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (29/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Sweden setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

Speech: Cohesion and convergence in Europe (24/10/2014)

Lecture at the Warsaw School of Economics by László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

European Social Fund: €2.6 billion to boost employment and social inclusion in Germany (21/10/2014)

The European Commission has today adopted the German federal Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) in the period 2014-2020.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Austria on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (17/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Austria setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Social Fund: EUR 2.9 billion for growth and employment in metropolitan France (10/10/2014)

The European Commission has today adopted the French national Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) in mainland France in the period 2014-2020.

MEMO: The EU Youth Guarantee (08/10/2014)

Questions and answers

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Finland on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (07/10/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Finland setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Social Fund: over 1 billion euros to boost growth and jobs in the Netherlands (19/09/2014)

The European Commission welcomes the adoption of the Dutch national Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund in the period 2014-2020.

Statement on Roll-out of the Youth Employment Initiative (17/09/2014)

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Parliament plenary session

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Hungary on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (29/08/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Hungary setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with the Czech Republic on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (26/08/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with the Czech Republic setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with The Netherlands on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (22/08/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with The Netherlands setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

The European Commission adopts a "partnership agreement" with France on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs over the period 2014‑2020 (08/08/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "partnership agreement" with France setting out the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and cities for 2014-2020.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Bulgaria on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (07/08/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Bulgaria setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

European Social Fund: 400 million euros to boost growth and jobs in Denmark (05/08/2014)

The European Commission has adopted today the Danish national Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund in the period 2014-2020.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Portugal on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (30/07/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Portugal setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.

Rapport ġdid tal-Kummissjoni jgħid li l-effiċjenza fl-enerġija, l-impjiegi u l-SMEs huma l-fowkus prinċipali tal-Politika ta’ Koeżjoni 2014-2020 tal-UE (23/07/2014)

Is-sitt rapport tal-Kummissjoni Ewropea dwar il-Koeżjoni Ekonomika, Soċjali u Territorjali ppubblikat illum juri li l-Politika ta’ Koeżjoni tal-UE qed tagħti riżultati rigward il-miri ta' tkabbir tal-Istrateġija Ewropa 2020 billi ħolqot l-impjiegi u naqqset l-inugwaljanzi madwar l-Ewropa.

Youth Employment Initiative: €1.1 billion of EU money to tackle youth unemployment in Italy (11/07/2014)

The European Commission has adopted today the national Operational Programme for the implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) in Italy.

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission and Member States meet to speed up implementation of €6bn euro dedicated fund (08/07/2014)

Experts from the European Commission and Member States are meeting in Brussels on 11th July to accelerate the programming arrangements and practical implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative at a special seminar organised by the Commission.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Slovakia on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (20/06/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Slovakia for the period 2014-2020, setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and cities.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Cyprus on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (20/06/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Cyprus setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in tackling the crisis and encouraging growth for the benefit of the country and its people.

Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreements’ with Baltic States for EU Structural and Investment Funds, 2014-20 (20/06/2014)

The European Commission has adopted the "Partnership Agreements" with the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds to benefit the countries' regions and people.

Youth Employment Initiative: Commission adopts first programme with France to use €620 million to tackle unemployment (03/06/2014)

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.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Poland on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (23/05/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Poland setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions, cities and people. Today’s agreement paves the way for investing €77.6 billion in total Cohesion Policy funding over 2014-2020 (in current prices, including European Territorial Cooperation funding), which is the biggest national allocation among the EU’s 28 Member States.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Greece on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (23/05/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Greece setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and cities for 2014-2020. Today’s agreement paves the way for Greece's return to recovery and growth, and its transformation into a productive economy. It sets out how €15.52 billion in total Cohesion Policy funding in current prices and €4.2 billion for rural development to be invested in the country’s real economy.

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Germany on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (22/05/2014)

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Germany setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and cities. Today’s agreement paves the way for € 19.2 billion (current prices including European Territorial Cooperation funding) in total Cohesion Policy funding and €8.3 billion for rural development to be invested in the country’s real economy.

European Commission adopts EU's first ‘Partnership Agreement’ on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 (05/05/2014)

The European Commission has adopted the first of 28 "Partnership Agreements" that set down the strategies in EU member states and regions for European Structural and Investment Funds. Today’s agreement was signed with Denmark and will pave the way for €553 million (current prices) in total Cohesion Policy funding and €629 million for rural development to be invested in the country’s real economy.

L-integrazzjoni tar-Rom: Il-qafas tal-UE joħloq l-ewwel riżultati (04/04/2014)

Azzjoni miftiehma mill-Kummissjoni Ewropea poġġiet b'mod deċiż l-Integrazzjoni tar-Rom fl-aġenda politika madwar l-Ewropa. L-ewwel sinjali ta' titjib fil-ħajjiet tar-Rom qed jibdew jidhru bil-mod, jgħid rapport ġdid li tħabbar illum dwar il-progress tal-Istati Membri miksub skont il-Qafas tal-UE għall-istrateġiji nazzjonali tar-Rom.

ESF and the Youth Employment Initiative: vital instruments for a job rich recovery (05/02/2014)

The ESF plays a fundamental role in supporting Member States' investment in human capital and thereby in strengthening the competitiveness of the European economy as it is emerging from the crisis

European Social Fund: conference to promote more effective and efficient implementation in 2014-2020 (05/02/2014)

To ensure an efficient and effective use of the more than €70 billion (more than €80 billion in current prices) available to Member States from the ESF in the 2014-2020 period, the European Commission, together with the Greek Presidency of the EU's Council of Ministers, is bringing together policy makers and ESF stakeholders at a conference in Brussels on 6-7 February.

Il-Fondi Strutturali u ta' Investiment: il-Kummissjoni tixpruna r-rwol tal-imsieħba fl-ippjanar u fl-infiq (07/01/2014)

Illum, il-Kummissjoni Ewropea approvat sett ta' standards komuni biex itejbu l-konsultazzjoni, il-parteċipazzjoni u d-djalogu mal-imsieħba, fosthom awtoritajiet pubbliċi reġjonali, lokali, urbani u oħrajn, trade unions, impjegaturi, organizzazzjonijiet mhux governattivi jew entitajiet responsabbli għall-promozzjoni tal-inklużjoni soċjali, l-ugwaljenza bejn is-sessi u n-nondiskriminazzjoni matul l-ippjanar, l-implimentazzjoni, il-monitoraġġ u l-valutazzjoni ta' proġetti ffinanzjati mill-Fondi Ewropej Strutturali u ta' Investiment (ESIF).

Adottat l-ewwel strument legali tal-UE għall-inklużjoni tar-Roma (09/12/2013)

It-28 Stat Membru tal-Unjoni Ewropea llum impenjaw ruħhom sabiex jimplimentaw sett ta’ rakkomandazzjonijiet, proposti mill-Kummissjoni Ewropea, sabiex iżidu l-integrazzjoni ekonomika u soċjali tal-komunitajiet tar-Roma.

Free movement of people: five actions to benefit citizens, growth and employment in the EU (25/11/2013)

The joint responsibility of Member States and the EU institutions to uphold EU citizens' rights to live and work in another EU country is underlined in a policy paper just adopted by the European Commission. To support Member States' efforts to do so, the Commission's paper outlines five concrete actions to strengthen the right to free movement, while helping Member States to reap the positive benefits it brings.

EU Cohesion Policy: Commission welcomes European Parliament's support for fundamental reforms (20/11/2013)

Johannes Hahn and László Andor, European Commissioners for Regional Policy and for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion respectively, have warmly welcomed the European Parliament's vote today to endorse reform of Cohesion Policy. The Parliament gave its consent to new rules that refocus investment in the real economy, on key areas to create jobs and foster growth.

Konċentrazzjoni ġdida tal-Politika ta' Koeżjoni tal-UE għal Impatt Massimu fuq it-Tkabbir u x-Xogħlijiet: Ir-Riforma f'10 punti (19/11/2013)

Skont il-baġit tal-UE għall-2014-2020, il-Politika ta' Koeżjoni se tinvesti € 325 biljun fl-Istati Membri tal-Ewropa u r-reġjuni u l-ibliet tagħhom biex twettaq il-miri ta' tkabbir u impjiegi madwar l-UE kollha, kif ukoll biex tittratta l-kambjament fil-klima, id-dipendenza fuq l-enerġija u l-esklużjoni soċjali.

Triljun ewro x'ninvestu fil-ġejjieni tal-Ewropa – il-qafas baġitarju tal-UE 2014-2020 (19/11/2013)

Illum il-Parlament Ewropew ivvota favur il-Qafas Finanzjarju Pluriennali (QFP) tal-UE għas-snin 2014 sa 2020. Il-kunsens tal-PE jwitti t-triq għall-approvazzjoni finali mill-Kunsill fil-ġimgħat li ġejjin.

Employment: Commission urges Member States to urgently implement Youth Guarantee to help young jobless (12/11/2013)

Now is the time for Member States to put in place the structural reforms and infrastructure to make the Youth Guarantee a reality as soon as possible. This was the message to Member States from European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor to the high-level conference on youth unemployment hosted by French President Fançois Hollande in Paris on 12 November.

EU measures to tackle youth unemployment (08/11/2013)

What is the current situation and what is the EU doing?

Youth Guarantee: Commission works with Member States to prepare for immediate implementation (17/10/2013)

The European Commission and Member States are meeting to discuss the practical implementation of the Youth Guarantee at a seminar organised by the Commission in La Hulpe, Belgium on 17-18 October. The event forms part of an on-going programme set up by the Commission to help Member States design and develop their national Youth Guarantee schemes, which also includes technical support and financial assistance.

The role of the European Social Model (25/09/2013)

Speech by Commissioner Andor / Joint seminar on "The European Social Model: Key driver for competitiveness" organised by European Parliament, Cedefop, EU-OSHA, ETF and Eurofound / Brussels

Commission approves Croatia’s plan for EU cohesion policy investment of 450m euro to deliver growth and jobs (26/08/2013)

The European Commission has today approved Croatia’s investment plan to use EU cohesion policy funds worth €449.4m allocated to the country when it joined the EU on 1st July 2013.

Member States and regions must lose no time in preparing the next generation of EU programmes for growth (10/07/2013)

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn has told Member States and regions there is no time to lose in planning the EU structural funds programmes for 2014-2020. The call to action comes after members of the European Parliament's Regional Development Committee adopted a series of reports that in principle agree a radical reform of Regional Policy.

New cohesion policy: MEPs approve €325 billion investment tool for EU regions (10/07/2013)

New rules for investing €325 billion in regional development projects across the EU in 2014-2020 were approved by the Regional Development Committee on Wednesday. This funding - roughly a third of the EU budget - will boost local growth and job creation.

Towards a greater result orientation of ESF investments (05/07/2013)

Speech by Commissioner Andor / International Evaluation Conference – Cohesion Policy 2014-2020: towards evidence based programming an evaluation / Vilnius

Ir-Roma: Il-Kummissjoni tappella lill-Istati Membri biex iżidu l-isforzi dwar l-integrazzjoni (26/06/2013)

Il-Kummissjoni Ewropea appellat lill-Istati Membri biex jaħdmu fuq l-impenji tagħhom biex jassiguraw ugwaljanza u biex jagħmlu aktar biex itejbu l-integrazzjoni ekonomika u soċjali tal-10 sa 12-il miljun nies Roma fl-Ewropa. Is-sejħa tiġi wara r-rapport ta' progress mill-Kummissjoni li nħareġ illum li juri li l-Istati Membri jeħtieġu li jagħmlu aktar biex jimplimentaw l-istrateġiji nazzjonali tagħhom għall-integrazzjoni tar-Roma mressqa skont il-Qafas tal-UEgħall-istrateġiji nazzjonali għall-integerazzjoni tar-Roma.

Il-Kummissjoni tappella għal kunsens ġdid biex tiġi xprunata l-ekonomija ħalli terġa' tikber (19/06/2013)

Impjiegi fost iż-Żgħażagħ u Finanzjar lill-SMEs fuq il-mejda tad-diskussjoni għall-Kunsill Ewropew li jmiss

Youth employment: EU support for apprenticeship and traineeship schemes (07/06/2013)

The importance of good quality apprenticeships and traineeships in the transition from education to work and for implementing the Youth Guarantee was the main focus of a conference hosted by László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in Brussels on 5-6th June.

EU measures to tackle youth unemployment (28/05/2013)

MEMO - overview of EU actions to tackle youth unemployment

Cohesion Policy: getting the most from EU Funds for growth and jobs - Commission moves to help (21/05/2013)

Measures to help crisis-hit countries to use much needed EU funds have been proposed today by the European Commission. The measures would help these Member States to tackle youth unemployment, to support small and medium sized business and to pay for key infrastructure projects. In the absence of this proposed measure, Cohesion Policy investments for growth could be lost because of a lack of time to spend the money or because of the difficulty of finding national and private co-finance in the current economic climate.

Speech by Commissioner Andor: Investing in people is the best investment we can make (03/05/2013)

Irish Presidency Conference on the Social Investment Package

Il-Politika ta’ Koeżjoni tal-UE qed tgħin biex tittaffa l-kriżi u tipproduċi tkabbir, jgħid ir-Rapport Strateġiku tal-Kummissjoni 2013 (18/04/2013)

Il-Kummissjoni Ewropea llum ippreżentat ħarsa ġenerali ta’ kif il-Fondi Strutturali tal-UE qed jaħdmu fl-Istati Membri. Ir-“Rapport Strateġiku” dwar l-implimentazzjoni tal-programmi tal-Politika ta’ Koeżjoni għall-perjodu 2007-2013 jgħaqqad flimkien informazzjoni disponibbli mingħand l-Istati Membri, sal-aħħar tal-2011 fil-biċċa l-kbira tal-każijiet.

Speech by Commissioner Andor: Harnessing everyone's skills and talents as a way out of the crisis (18/04/2013)

Job Expo Fair Conference / Nitra (Slovakia)

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.

Il-Kummissjoni tipproponi regoli biex tagħmel l-Inizjattiva dwar l-Impjiegi għaż-Żgħażagħ realtà (12/03/2013)

Il-Kummissjoni Ewropea qed tipproponi regoli operattivi biex timplimenta l-Inizjattiva dwar l-Impjiegi għaż-Żgħażagħ biex tiġġieled il-qgħad fost iż-żgħażagħ

Investiment soċjali: Il-Kummissjoni tħeġġeġ lill-Istati Membri biex jiffokaw fuq it-tkabbir u l-koeżjoni soċjali (20/02/2013)

Investiment soċjali: Il-Kummissjoni tħeġġeġ lill-Istati Membri biex jiffokaw fuq it-tkabbir u l-koeżjoni soċjali

CoR call for improvements to the planning and management of Structural Funds (03/12/2012)

CoR call for improvements to the planning and management of Structural Funds

Ir-Rapport tal-UE dwar iż-Żgħażagħ jappella biex l-impjieg u l-inklużjoni soċjali jingħataw l-ogħla prijorità (11/09/2012)

Ir-Rapport tal-UE dwar iż-Żgħażagħ ippubblikat illum jappella biex l-impjieg taż-żgħażagħ, l-inklużjoni soċjali, is-saħħa u l-benessri taż-żgħażagħ jingħataw l-ogħla prijoritajiet fil-politika tal-Ewropa dwar iż-żgħażagħ. Ir-rapport, li jitressaq kull tliet snin mill-Kummissjoni, jisħaq fuq il-fatt li l-UE u l-Istati Membri għandhom jagħmlu aktar biex jappoġġjaw liż-żgħażagħ, li ġarrew il-piż tal-kriżi ekonomika.

Il-Kummissjoni Ewropea tappella lill-Istati Membri biex jimplimentaw pjanijiet nazzjonali għall-integrazzjoni tar-Rom (23/05/2012)

Commission proposes one programming tool for all structural funds (14/03/2012)

Following the Cohesion Policy proposals of 6th October, and in order to help Member States with their preparations for the next programming period the Commission has today presented the "Common Strategic Framework" (CSF).