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Guidance on Joint Action Plans (15/06/2015)

The purpose of this note is to provide Member States with guidance on the content, preparation and implementation of JAPs, as set out in Articles 104-109 of the CPR.

Guidance on standard scales of unit costs and lump sums adopted under Article 14(1) Reg. (EU) 1304/2013 (12/06/2015)

This guidance note specifically covers the situation where the Commission decides to exercise its prerogative to prepare a delegated act on the basis of data submitted for the consideration of the Commission by Member States under Article 14(1) Reg. (EU) 1304/2013.

Guidance Article 14(1)
Template for submitting data for the consideration of the Commission

Quality of Public Administration - A Toolbox for Practitioners (23/04/2015)

The Toolbox aims to support, guide and encourage those who want to build public administrations that will create prosperous, fair and resilient societies. It is intended as a reference and resource, not a prescription or a panacea, by signposting readers to existing EU policies and international practices, illustrated by almost 170 inspirational case studies.

Toolbox - Full version - The complete Toolbox with all detailed chapters and full case studies in one single file
Abridged version - For a quick reference of all themes, main messages and tools, including references to inspiring case examples
Table of contents
Foreword and reader's guide - Introduces the concept and context for the Toolbox - linking policy to funding - and explains the structure, the style and the case studies to the reader
Principles and values of good governance - Outlines typical principles and values, and discusses how they can become integrated and ingrained in the administrative culture
Theme 1: Better policy-making - Explores the qualities of good policy-making, approaches to longer-term strategic planning, stakeholder consultation and the advent of co-responsibility with citizens and businesses
Theme 2: Embedding ethical and anti-corruption practices - How to put in place a comprehensive, balanced and tailored package of measures to instil a culture of integrity, deter and detect unethical behaviour, take corrective action and build public trust
Theme 3: Professional and well-functioning institutions - Examines how public organisations can engage in results-based management, build effective leadership, modernise people management, and create a quality culture
Theme 4: Improving service delivery - Explores how administrations can better understand needs and expectations, improve processes and simplify administration, commit to service standards and measure satisfaction
Theme 5: Enhancing the business environment - Details ways and means of how administrations can become more business friendly, by making compliance with essential ‘red tape’ as painless as possible, and considering business needs throughout the life cycle
Theme 6: Strengthening the quality of judicial systems - Looks at how judiciaries can modernise and improve their performance, including through e-Justice systems, better communication and consultation, user-centric processes, judicial training and continuing professional development
Theme 7: Managing public funds effectively - Considers how administrations apply the principles of good financial governance and prepare, plan, execute, monitor and control their spending, and gives guidance for improving public procurement as well as ESIF management
Some considerations for managing Thematic Objective 11 - Provides tips for practitioners that are involved in managing ESIF funds or projects under TO11: "enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration"

Orientations à l'intention des bénéficiaires des Fonds structurels et d'investissement européens (02/12/2014)

Ces orientations à l'intention des bénéficiaires ne prétendent pas répertorier de façon exhaus-tive tous les fonds européens disponibles. Elles reprennent les éléments du cadre stratégique commun (annexe 1 du règlement (UE) nº 1303/2013) qui définit les bases d'une meilleure coordination entre les Fonds ESI et les autres instruments de l'UE.

Note d'orientation sur les options de coûts simplifiés (SCO’s) (10/10/2014)

Ce document propose des recommandations techniques et des exemples pour les trois types d’options de coûts simplifiés applicables à tous les Fonds ESI pour la période de programmation 2014-2020.

Orientations pour la mise en oeuvre de l’Initiative pour l’emploi des jeunes (23/09/2014)

La présente note d’orientation relative à l’IEJ cible en particulier les autorités de gestion du FSE qui sont responsables de la mise en oeuvre de l’initiative. Elle propose un aperçu des règles applicables et met l’accent sur les groupes cibles, les aspects de la programmation, le champ d’application et les règles de financement associés à l’IEJ.

Investing in people: EU funding for employment and social inclusion (28/07/2014)

Volume 7 of the Social Europe guide focuses on EU funding instruments used to help people into employment or out of poverty and social exclusion. The guide outlines the aims and objectives of four specific funds: the European Social Fund (ESF); the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD); the EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI); and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).

Investir dans les ressources humaines: les financements de l’UE en faveur de l’emploi et de l’inclusion sociale

The implementation of simplified cost options with the ESF in Italy: a case study - ESF thematic paper (25/07/2014)

SCOs were introduced in the 2007–2013 programming period for ESF in order to reduce the administrative burden on Managing Authorities when implementing ESF co-funded projects and on beneficiaries. SCOs enable also to shift the focus from input to output and results. This thematic paper shares the Italian experience with this tool in the hope that good practices can be taken up by other EU countries when managing ESF projects.

Assessing the effectiveness, efficiency and relevance of the ESF Learning Networks (03/07/2014)

This summary presents the findings of an evaluation aimed at assessing the effectiveness, efficiency and relevance of the ESF Learning Networks. Findings are based on research undertaken between May 2013 and April 2014.

Youth Employment Initiative and the European Social Fund - ESF thematic paper (31/03/2014)

This thematic paper provides an overview of the European Social Fund's track record in supporting initiatives for combatting youth unemployment and its potential to provide further and better targeted support to young people in the 2014-20 programming period. The brochure furthermore details the legal context, functioning and objectives of the newly launched Youth Employment Initiative which represents substantial dedicated funding to support Member State policies to combat youth unemployment.

Final Synthesis Report: Main ESF achievements, 2007-2013 – ESF Expert Evaluation Network (26/03/2014)

This overall synthesis report of the main ESF achievements over the 2007-2013 programming period is based on a review of Annual Implementation Reports delivered by Member States (to extract statistical and other key data and information) and on evidence from evaluations carried out in the respective countries to create a country report organised around 6 policy fields - increasing adaptability, enhancing access to employment, reinforcing social inclusion, enhancing investment in human capital, promoting partnerships and strengthening institutional capacity. Drawing on the evidence presented in these country reports, the overall synthesis report provides a picture of what has been achieved by the ESF. The results reported are generally based on data and evaluations covering the period 2007 to end 2012.

Info graphic: Transparent and effective public services (07/02/2014)

Reducing regulatory and administrative burdens and promoting high standards of transparency, efficency and accountability in public administration helps to increase productivity, strengthen competitiveness and ultimately, create jobs. The European Social Fund (ESF) is a concrete European contribution to national policy reforms in the area of public administration and good governance.

Promoting inclusive growth - ESF thematic paper (31/01/2014)

The changing economic and social climate over the past years has caused a rethink of policies governing the labour market, social inclusion and education. The current emphasis is on anti-crisis, short-term measures aimed at limiting unemployment and reigning in social disparities. Nonetheless, the number of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU now accounts for nearly one-fourth of the EU population. The European Social Fund is playing a key role in helping Member States increase employment and skills by training their work force, reducing poverty and cut across bottle-necks in the job market by reforming education and training systems and boosting worker mobility.

Code de conduite européen sur le partenariat (29/01/2014)

Le partenariat, l'un des principes clés de la gestion des fonds de l'Union européenne, implique une étroite coopération entre les pouvoirs publics des États membres aux échelons national, régional et local, d'une part, et les partenaires sociaux, les organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) et les autres parties prenantes concernées, d'autre part.

Promoting good governance - ESF thematic paper (29/01/2014)

A well run public administration system benefits people and business. The ongoing economic challenges mean less money is available for administrative activities: but good governance and legal certainty is central to economic growth. Through support to organisational and technological innovation via improvement of systems, structures and processes, human resources and service delivery, the European Social Fund is helping administrations across the EU rise to the challenge.

Map: Structural Funds (ERDF and ESF) eligibility 2014-2020 (28/01/2014)

This print-ready map shows the eligibility of all EU regions according to their GDP per head ratio compared to the EU-27 average

Info Graphic: Getting people into jobs (20/12/2013)

The European Social Fund (ESF) supports organisations around the EU to put in place projects aimed at training people and helping them get work. Projects supporting small start-ups with timely funding and companies who want to re-think their approach to their older workers are also funded. In a challenging job market, the ESF helps people make the most of their opportunities.

Info graphic: More jobs, less marginalisation (22/11/2013)

Employment is the most effective way of giving people independence, financial security and a sense of belonging. The European Social Fund (ESF) finances many thousands of projects to help people in difficulties and those from disadvantaged groups to get skills, to get jobs and have the same opportunities as others do.

Info graphic: Equipping Europe’s youth for the job market (19/11/2013)

The ESF finances thousands of projects to help young people get the training and opportunities they need in order to find work. The ESF also helps countries put in place the Youth Guarantee Scheme for the 15–24s.

Initiative pour l’emploi des jeunes – régions éligibles (19/11/2013)

L’Initiative pour l’emploi des jeunes soutiendra exclusivement les jeunes ne travaillant pas et ne suivant ni études ni formation dans les régions confrontées à un taux de chômage des jeunes supérieur à 25 %.

Le Fonds social européen à l’œuvre – Sur le chemin de l'emploi (18/11/2013)

Le Fonds social européen (FSE) aide les organisations de toute l’UE à mettre en place des projets visant à former les personnes pour qu’elles trouvent plus facilement un emploi. Il finance également les projets qui soutiennent les jeunes entrepreneurs au moment où ils en ont besoin, ainsi que les entreprises qui souhaitent repenser leur approche envers leurs travailleurs âgés. Sur un marché du travail difficile, le FSE aide les citoyens européens à saisir au mieux les opportunités qui se présentent à eux.

Le Fonds social européen à l’œuvre – Créer des emplois pour lutter contre la marginalisation (18/11/2013)

L’emploi est la façon la plus efficace de rendre les gens indépendants, de garantir leur sécurité financière et de susciter un sentiment d’appartenance. Le Fonds social européen (FSE) finance des milliers de projets pour aider les personnes en difficulté et celles issues de groupes défavorisés à acquérir des compétences, à décrocher un emploi et à disposer des mêmes chances que les autres.

Le Fonds social européen à l’œuvre – Préparer les jeunes Européens au marché du travail actuel (18/11/2013)

Au vu de l’ampleur du problème que représente le chômage des jeunes dans l’UE, il est évident que la jeunesse restera au premier rang des priorités européennes dans les années à venir. Le Fonds social européen (FSE) finance plusieurs milliers de projets pour aider les jeunes à obtenir la formation et les opportunités dont ils ont besoin pour trouver du travail.

Le Fonds social européen à l’œuvre – Des services publics transparents et efficaces (18/11/2013)

Réduire les contraintes réglementaires et administratives et promouvoir des normes strictes de transparence, d’efficacité et de responsabilité de l’administration publique permettent d’augmenter la productivité, de renforcer la compétitivité et, à terme, de créer des emplois. À ce titre, le Fonds social européen (FSE) est une contribution européenne concrète aux réformes politiques nationales dans le domaine de l’administration publique et de la bonne gouvernance.

Sept rencontres - Sur la voie du succès avec le Fonds social européen (19/08/2013)

Partez à la rencontre de Brigitte, James, Jolanta, Anna, Nauras, Ebrahim et Carlos à travers Sept rencontres. Vous découvrirez comment chacun d’entre eux a trouvé sa voie et a réussi à concrétiser son projet professionnel grâce à des projets et programmes soutenus financièrement par le Fonds social européen (FSE).

EU Cohesion Policy contributing to employment and growth in Europe - Background paper (19/07/2013)

The Union's cohesion policy – funded with EUR 346 billion from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Cohesion Fund - represents 35 % of the Union's budget over the period 2007-2013. Together with the co-financing provided by Member States, cohesion policy accounts for a very significant proportion of public investment in Europe. As part of the essential economic policy package of macro-economic and fiscal stability, structural reforms and growth enhancing measures, EU cohesion policy is making a significant contribution to investments in employment and growth in Europe.

Final Synthesis Report on Women and Young People - ESF Expert Evaluation Network (01/07/2013)

This synthesis report focuses on the support provided by ESF to women and young people. The main resource used in creating the synthesis report is a set of 10 detailed country reports, 5 focussed on women (DE, ES, GR, PL and UK) and 5 on young people (AT, CZ, FR, IT and PT).

Study of the ESF-Intervention, its set-up and impact in Germany (27/05/2013)

This study analyses the specific contribution from the ESF to the promotion of employment opportunities, education and social inclusion in Germany, based on the experience in the 2007-2013 programming period.

Setting and adjusting targets for ESF Operational Programmes - Background paper (26/05/2013)

In preparation of the ESF 2014-2020 multi-annual framework, the European Commission organised a learning seminar on setting and adjusting targets for ESF Operational Programmes. To account for expenditures, indicators on outputs (numbers of participants, entities) and results (numbers of participants finding employment, gaining a qualification etc.) are essential. This background paper discusses methodologies for setting and adjusting quantified cumulative employment targets.

ESF performance target setting and adjusting in social inclusion - Background paper (16/05/2013)

In preparation for the programming period 2014-2020 Member States are required to develop performance indicators and set targets for monitoring the implementation and performance of Operational Programmes (OPs). This background paper summarises the main methodologies for ESF target setting and adjusting in OPs in social inclusion.

Final Synthesis Report on Social Inclusion - ESF Expert Evaluation Network (19/12/2012)

This third Synthesis Report from the ESF Expert Evaluation Network assesses ESF-supported Social Inclusion actions across the 27 Member States on the basis of country reports.

Le Fonds Social Européen - investir dans les personnes (26/10/2012)

Cette brochure présente le Fonds social européen et détaille ses caractéristiques et ses actions. Elle décrit la manière dont les activités du FSE contribuent à aider des groupes de citoyens de toute l’Europe à acquérir de nouvelles compétences et à améliorer leurs perspectives d’emploi.

Final Synthesis Report on Access to Employment - ESF Expert Evaluation Network (01/10/2012)

This second Synthesis Report from the ESF Expert Evaluation Network assesses ESF-supported Access to Employment actions across the 27 Member States on the basis of country reports.

Sweden and the European Social Fund (07/08/2012)

Sweden is using ESF funding to achieve its aim of full employment and a more cohesive society. Education and training initiatives are helping disadvantaged groups, such as the low-qualified, to obtain skills and get into jobs. Sweden is also helping employers and workers to acquire the modern skills and competences they need to ensure sustainable growth in the future.

Ireland and the European Social Fund (07/08/2012)

The economic crisis has le Ireland facing some major challenges. Over EUR 750 million of ESF funding is being channelled into reversing the rapid rise in unemployment seen in recent years. Retraining the workforce with new skills for new industrial sectors, and giving citizens from disadvantaged groups the skills to improve their job prospects, are the two main priorities.

Évaluation du soutien du FSE à l’éducation et la formation tout au long de la vie (31/07/2012)

Le présent résumé porte sur une étude relative au recours au Fonds social européen (FSE) pour soutenir l’éducation et la formation tout au long de la vie (EFTLV) pendant les périodes de programmation 2000-6 et 2007-13.

Slovenia and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Slovenia is using ESF funding to address two main challenges. First, it aims to give its workers, its older workers and its young people the skills to benefit from future economic growth. Second, the objective is to ensure that disadvantaged groups – including the Roma – are not left behind, by taking measures to enhance social cohesion.

Slovakia and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Slovakia is using ESF funding to tackle high-levels of long-term unemployment and significant regional disparities. Over EUR 1.7 billion is being invested in a wide range of projects aimed at improving the situation for employment and social inclusion through support for jobs and better access to quality education and lifelong learning opportunities – key factors for future economic growth.

Romania and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Romania is deploying ESF funds to give its people the jobs and skills they need to benefit from the modernisation of its economy and convergence to EU living standards. Projects are addressing a wide range of activities, from education and training to helping the young, older workers and women gain access to work and careers. And Romania is building a fairer society with focused efforts to help poor, rural populations and its Roma citizens to get the same opportunities for education and jobs as everyone else.

Poland and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Poland is using ESF funds to boost the links between science, innovation and industry and to train the highly qualified workers companies need as the economy switches towards more technology-oriented sectors. Reforms to the education and training system are under way to support this effort. And the job prospects of disadvantaged groups are being improved through training and social enterprise.

Malta and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Malta is investing over EUR 131 million in measures aimed at improving the qualifications, skills and active participation of its workforce. With limited natural resources, Malta’s economy is more dependent than others on the quality of its workers and their ability to adapt to changing circumstances. So ESF funding is helping to build a culture of education and training in Malta and encouraging a greater level of participation in working life.

Lithuania and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Lithuania is focusing on ensuring high-quality jobs and social inclusion, promoting lifelong learning, increasing the opportunities for its technical graduates and boosting the efficiency of public administration. Through these activities, ESF funding is helping citizens take an active and equal part in the country’s economic future, with particular attention to those most affected by the recent rise in unemployment.

Latvia and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

A key aim of Latvia’s growth strategy is to shift its economy towards more hi-tech industrial sectors as well as boosting exports. In view of this, ESF activities are targeting better jobs for workers, through better education and training. In particular, Latvia is promoting technical careers for young people, and more vocational training for workers, the unemployed and vulnerable groups as a way of improving living standards and avoiding the trap of long-term unemployment.

Hungary and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

Hungary has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to build a strong, competitive, dynamic and sustainable economy. Over EUR 4 billion is being invested through ESF programmes to meet the specific challenges that the country is facing – particularly the low percentage of the population in jobs, high long-term unemployment, and persisting inequalities of opportunity between regions and between specific sections of the population.

Hungary and the European Social Fund

Greece and the European Social Fund (11/07/2012)

With ESF support, Greece is taking determined measures to make its companies more competitive and export-led while giving its workers the improved skills they need to find jobs. The education system is helping young people to obtain higher qualifications, and Greece is using lifelong learning as an integral tool to improve job prospects. Furthermore, ESF funding is focused on helping the most vulnerable groups to overcome obstacles to work.

Cyprus and the European Social Fund (10/07/2012)

Cyprus is deploying ESF funding to equip workers with new skills and competences such that they can drive the modernisation of the country’s economy. And support for women, young people, older workers and the lowskilled is helping them get jobs and raise their living standards. At the same time, the education system is being redesigned to raise standards and ensure young Cypriots have the best qualifications and prospects for their future working lives.

La Belgique et le Fonds social européen (10/07/2012)

La Belgique bénéficie de plus d’un milliard d’euros en provenance du FSE pour mettre en œuvre des actions en faveur de l’emploi au travers de l’ensemble de ses Communautés et Régions. L’aide du FSE lui permet ainsi de s’attaquer aux problèmes que constituent en particulier le faible taux d’emploi et le vieillissement de la population. Chacune des entités belges dispose de fonds du FSE pour soutenir l'emploi, encourager la formation initiale et continue, améliorer l’inclusion sociale et lutter contre toutes les formes de discrimination.

The United Kingdom and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

The UK is investing in employment and education as a means to overcome bottlenecks to growth. As part of this, the UK is deploying over EUR 8.6 billion of ESF funding to help broaden the country’s skills base and open routes to work and success for all citizens, wherever their starting point. Better skills are also targeted as a way of making the British workforce the most adaptable and flexible in the EU.

The United Kingdom and the ESF

Spain and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Spain is using ESF funding to keep workers employed and help job-seekers get back to work. Better education and vocational training are targeted as the means to ensure a more skilled workforce for the future, as are better job prospects for the young, women, the low-skilled and disadvantaged groups – to boost their participation in a more dynamic labour market.

Portugal and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Portugal is modernising its economy while offering all of its people the chance to acquire the new skills that will help them benefit from future growth. The education system is being boosted at all levels, people in work are getting training opportunities, and focused help is available for those social groups facing obstacles to finding a job.

The Netherlands and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

With ESF support, the Netherlands is dedicating close to EUR 2 billion to proactive measures to help more people into work and improve skills. Part of this eff ort includes reaching out to disadvantaged groups, and reducing the number of early school leavers. In addition, the Netherlands is encouraging its companies to train workers in new skills and to seek new, innovative ways of improving performance.

LE LUXEMBOURG ET LE FONDS SOCIAL EUROPÉEN (13/06/2012)

Le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg utilise le financement du FSE pour aider les personnes qui éprouvent des difficultés à trouver un emploi, comme les travailleurs âgés et les jeunes peu qualifiés, à améliorer leurs compétences et leurs perspectives d’emploi. Une autre priorité est l’établissement d’une culture de l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie, de façon à ce que les travailleurs puissent maintenir leurs compétences à jour et profiter des possibilités d’emploi actuelles et futures.

Le Luxembourg et le Fonds social européen

Italy and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Italy is supporting job creation in its many successful SMEs by giving workers the skills they need to improve competitiveness and boost exportled performance. ESF funding is also focusing on helping more women and people from disadvantaged groups into work, while building stronger entrepreneurial links between universities, graduate students and industry.

Germany and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

With ESF support, Germany is dedicating close to EUR 16 billion to proactive measures to meet the challenge of its ageing workforce and ensure continued growth. At federal level, ESF programmes focus on getting more people into work through supporting job creation and entrepreneurship, while in the Länder, young people, skills and education are priorities. Together, these activities are nurturing the highly skilled workers Germany needs for growth, today and for the future.

LA FRANCE ET LE FONDS SOCIAL EUROPÉEN (13/06/2012)

La France bénéficie de 5,4 milliards d’euros du FSE pour mettre en oeuvre des actions en faveur de l’emploi et de la formation pour la métropole et les Départements d’Outre-Mer. L’aide du FSE lui permet aussi de lutter contre les inégalités et d’aider les entreprises à s’adapter à l’évolution économique. Ces axes sont prioritaires pour favoriser la croissance et renforcer la compétitivité de la France sur la scène internationale.

La France et le FSE

Finland and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Finland’s main source of growth over the past decade has been in its dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises which have created over 75 % of new jobs since 1995. ESF funding is supporting enterprise and job creation, with an emphasis on greater ‘internationalisation’, as well as addressing the challenges of a rapidly ageing population, diminishing workforce and long-term unemployment in certain sections of the population.

Estonia and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Estonia is nurturing high-technology and knowledge-based industries and services that need new workers – with the skills and know-how to ensure success and growth. So ESF funding is helping Estonian workers join in and drive this transformation – by off ering opportunities for training and lifelong learning, updating the education system for young people, and ensuring everyone – from all social groups – has the chance to embrace change.

Denmark and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Denmark is spending over EUR 500 million on its ‘More and Better Jobs’ ESF programme to equip more of its people with more and better skills. This is vital to nurture high living standards, improve competitiveness and ensure that an ageing population does not put future growth at risk. Danish ESF spending is also boosting the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation among many social groups.

The Czech Republic and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

ESF funding is helping Czech workers to take an active part in their country’s future growth through improved education and training opportunities, better adaptation of training to the needs of the market, and better job opportunities for all. And improvements to the education system are under way that will equip Czech graduates with the high-level skills needed to thrive in an innovative, competitive economy.

Czech Republic and the ESF

Bulgaria and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

Thanks to ESF support, Bulgaria is spending nearly EUR 1.4 billion on measures to support education and training, strengthen its public administration and reduce poverty. This investment is helping Bulgaria boost workers’ skills and prospects and improve public services – particularly those supporting business and employment – thus ensuring all of its citizens, including vulnerable groups like the Roma, can benefit from future growth.

Austria and the European Social Fund (13/06/2012)

With ESF support, Austria is spending EUR 1.1 billion on forward-looking measures to meet the challenge of its ageing workforce and ensure continued growth. ESF programmes focus on getting more people into work through supporting education, training and job creation for the unemployed, women, people with a migration background and other disadvantaged groups.

Évaluation de la réaction du FSE à la crise économique et financière (21/05/2012)

Ce rapport final sur « L’évaluation de la réaction du FSE à la crise économique et financière” permet d’évaluer le rôle joué par le FSE pour aider l’UE et les Etats membres à relever les défis occasionnés par la récente récession.

Affiches sur les principaux domaines d'activité du FSE (06/12/2011)

Cette série de 6 affiches illustre les différents domaines d'activité du FSE, comme par exemple l'intégration sociale et le soutien aux travailleurs et entreprises en phase de changement.
Vous pouvez les télécharger au format PDF ou les commander en versions papier.

Rapports par pays N-U: Évaluation du soutien apporté par le FSE à l'amélioration de l'accès au marché du travail et de l'inclusion sociale des migrants et minorités ethniques (01/05/2011)

Rapports par pays sur le soutien apporté par le FSE à l'accès au marché du travail et à l'inclusion sociale des minorités ethniques et des migrants.

Country Reports N - U: Evaluation of ESF Support for Enhancing Access to the Labour Market and the Social Inclusion of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities

Rapports et résumés: Évaluation du soutien apporté par le FSE à l'amélioration de l'accès au marché du travail et de l'inclusion sociale des migrants et minorités ethniques (01/05/2011)

Résumés et rapports sur le soutien apporté par le FSE aux migrants et aux minorités ethniques, y compris un rapport thématique sur les Roms.

Reports and executive summaries: Evaluation of ESF Support for Enhancing Access to the Labour Market and the Social Inclusion of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities

Rapports par pays A-L: Évaluation du soutien apporté par le FSE à l'amélioration de l'accès au marché du travail et de l'inclusion sociale des migrants et minorités ethniques (01/05/2011)

Rapports par pays sur le soutien apporté par le FSE à l'accès au marché du travail et à l'inclusion sociale des minorités ethniques et des migrants.

Country Reports A - L: Evaluation of ESF Support for Enhancing Access to the Labour Market and the Social Inclusion of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities

Rapport final, résumés, monographies nationales et études de cas - Évaluation des interventions visant au renforcement des capacités administratives et institutionnelles et besoins futurs dans le cadre du FSE (28/04/2011)

Analyse et conclusions des activités du FSE relatives au «renforcement des capacités» et aux «besoins futurs».

Final Report, Executive Summaries, Country Monographs and Case Studies - Assessment of administrative and institutional capacity building interventions and future needs in the context of ESF

Développer des logiques d’intervention et des indicateurs communs pour le FSE lors de la prochaine période de programmation (04/04/2011)

Le cadre de logique d’intervention développé par cette étude est présenté sous forme de tableau pour que les Programmes opérationnels (PO) puissent être systématiquement résumés et de manière à assurer la transparence de l’organigramme logique du PO, y compris le choix des indicateurs.

Capacité des mécansimes de mise en oeuvre du FSE à attirer et soutenir les groupes cibles des programmes opérationnels (08/03/2011)

L’objectif de cette évaluation est de fournir des connaissances sur la façon dont les systèmes d’allocation du FSE fonctionnent en pratique afin d’améliorer la capacité des systèmes d’allocation au sein des États membres à attirer et soutenir les groupes cibles des programmes opérationnels.

Coup de pouce (16/02/2011)

Quatre vies, quatre parcours. Découvrez dans la nouvelle bande dessinée "Coup de pouce" comment Alex, Nataline, Dimitra et Ivana ont réussi à changer le cours de leur destin. Découvrez comment ces quatre Européens ont relevé un nouveau défi dans leur vie grâce au soutien de l’Europe, à travers le Fonds social européen. Après le succès de la bande dessinée "Rebonds", publiée en 2010 en 23 langues, la Commission européenne propose ce second volet tout en sensibilité et tendresse. Inspirées d’histoires vraies, ces aventures humaines ont été mises en images par quatre jeunes auteurs de talent : Maud Millecamps, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Vanyda et You sur un scénario de Rudi Miel. Cette bande dessinée est disponible dans toutes les langues officielles de l'Union européenne.

Évaluation du soutien apporté par le Fonds social européen à l'égalité entre les hommes et les femmes (24/01/2011)

Évaluation du soutien apporté par le Fonds social européen à l'égalité entre les hommes et les femmes

Evaluation of the European Social Fund's support to Gender Equality

Rapport final pour l'évaluation ex-post du Fonds social européen (2000-2006) (10/12/2010)

Évaluation rétrospective des résultats du Fonds social européen sur la période 2000-2006

Final report for the ex-post evaluation of the European Social Fund (2000-2006)

Eurobaromètre spécial 350 / Vague 73.5 sur le Fonds social européen (01/11/2010)

Study on the Return on ESF Investment in Human Capital (01/08/2010)

This study applies to human capital investments understood as public expenditures in: (1) education and training of employees, job-seekers and/or inactive people, (2) internships and temporary work placement associated with education or training, and (3) strengthening the capacity of education and training systems and structures.

Mid-term evaluation of the work carried out by the European Commission to communicate on the European Social Fund (ESF) during the programming period 2007-2013 (30/07/2010)

This evaluation examined the ESF I&C activities/tools undertaken and produced by the EC 2007-2009 and indicated if and how activities/tools were used, found to be appropriate and useful by respective target audiences.

Final report
Annexes

Rebonds (01/04/2010)

Julie, Viktor, Pedro et Fianne ne croient pas en la fatalité! Découvrez en bande dessinée comment ils ont su aller de l’avant grâce au soutien de l’Europe. Inspirées d’histoires vraies, ces quatre histoires montrent qu’avec du soutien et de la persévérance, tout le monde peut rebondir. Leur histoire pourrait être la vôtre ! Dessinée avec sensibilité et pudeur par Vanyda, Durieux, Savoia et Gihef, sur un scénario de Rudi Miel, «Rebonds» est une BD éditée par la Direction générale de l’emploi, affaires sociales et inclusion de la Commission européenne, à l’initiative du Fonds social européen.

Rapport final de l'évaluation ex-post de l'initiative communautaire EQUAL (2000-2006) (17/03/2010)

Évaluation rétrospective des résultats de l'initiative communautaire EQUAL de 2000 à 2006

Final report of the ex-post evaluation of the EQUAL Community Initiative (2000-2006)

Enquête Eurobaromètre (01/01/2010)

La plupart des Européens pensent que l’UE peut aider activement leur pays à surmonter les effets de la crise économique. Selon un sondage d’opinion récent, ils sont de plus en plus nombreux à connaître l’existence du Fonds social européen (FSE) et à avoir leur propre idée des domaines vers lesquels l’Europe devrait orienter ses efforts.

Synthèse des rapports d'évaluation de l'UE-15 sur EQUAL en 2007 et 2008 (27/11/2009)

Analyse combinée des rapports d'évaluation d'EQUAL 2007 et 2008.

Synthesis of EU 15 evaluation reports on EQUAL during 2007 and 2008

Synthèse de 10 rapports d'évaluation de l'UE sur EQUAL de 2006 à 2009 (09/11/2009)

Résultats, analyses et recommandations sur la base des rapports EQUAL 2006-2009.

Synthesis of EU 10 evaluation reports on EQUAL from 2006 to 2009

Évaluation de l'appel de projets au titre de l'article 6 relatifs à la gestion innovante du changement (01/08/2009)

Examen approfondi de l'appel de projets lancé en 2009 au sujet de la «gestion innovante des mutations».

Evaluation of Article 6 call for projects on the Innovative Management of Change

Pour une vie meilleure – L'UE investit dans les personnes grâce au Fonds social européen (01/06/2009)

Que fait réellement l’UE pour les citoyens? Elle utilise notamment le Fonds social européen (FSE), qui investit auprès de quelque 10 millions de personnes par an à travers les 27 États membres de l’UE. Ce livre relate l’histoire de 54 personnes, deux par État membre, qui ont saisi les possibilités offertes par les initiatives financées par le FSE. Les entretiens mettent l’accent sur le parcours d’hommes et femmes de tout âge, des adolescents aux retraités, dans les communautés urbaines et rurales, dans chaque pays de l’Union européenne. Le livre sera bientôt disponible dans toutes les langues officielles de l’Union européenne.

Étude sur la pertinence et la fiabilité des informations disponibles pour l'évaluation ex-post du Fonds social européen (2000-2006) (01/07/2008)

Rapport sur la pertinence et la fiabilité des informations disponibles pour l'évaluation rétrospective du Fonds social européen (2000-2006)

Study on the relevance and reliability of available information for the ex-post evaluation of the European Social Fund (2000-2006)

Fiche statistique (01/01/2008)

Cette fiche, qui décrit les activités du Fonds social européen au cours de la période 2007-2013, présente les principaux faits et chiffres du programme. Elle comprend des informations sur le financement du FSE dans le cadre du budget communautaire total, sur la manière dont l’argent est dépensé et sur les objectifs du programme.

FSE - 50 ans d'investissement dans les personnes (23/08/2007)

Cette brochure présente l'histoire du Fonds social européen entre 1957 et 2007.