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Population ageing in Europe

Facts, implications and policies : outcomes of EU‑funded research

This publication focuses on the challenges and opportunities of population ageing in Europe. Reviewing the outcomes of EU-funded research in social sciences funded under the sixth and the seventh framework programmes, it aims to address the question of how the EU is preparing for advanced population ageing and what type of public policies it should pursue.

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A global actor in search of a strategy

Between multilateralism and bilateralism

This publication draws on the key findings of 8 projects conducted in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities to discuss the advances in EU bilateral and multilateral activities beyond the Union’s immediate neighbourhood and discussing the EU’s role as a global actor.

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New skills and jobs in Europe

Pathways towards full employment

The Europe 2020 employment strategy, and in particular its initiative "An agenda for new skills and jobs", aims to support the full employment goal of the Lisbon Treaty, questioning current approaches and calls for increased policy learning amongst EU Member States.


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