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The European Commission has put forward a proposal to develop a new instrument - the Programme for Social Change and Innovation (PSCI) - which will support employment and social policies throughout the EU.
About 5.5 million people under the age of 25 are unemployed in the European Union.
According to a recently published report, employers, workers and governments used Social Dialogue to develop flexible solutions that saved jobs during the economic crisis.
Europe’s population is ageing because people are living longer and not producing enough children, according to a recently published report. This issue represents a major challenge for the EU across many areas of life including employment, the sustainability of welfare systems and pensions provision.
The Roma is Europe’s largest minority group, with a presence in almost all EU Member States. But wherever they live, the Roma tend to suffer social exclusion and deprivation. A new initiative from the European Commission aims to change this situation by encouraging Member States to do more for their Roma populations.
The ‘Agenda for new skills and jobs’ is a flagship initiative of the EU’s Europe 2020 strategy for growth and aims to help people of all ages gain the competences they need for the jobs of the future.
More than 20 million European jobs are already linked to the environment in some way – and as the EU gears up for a greener future that figure is only going to increase.
With Europe coping with its worst economic recession in generations, the much anticipated 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion proved an important stepping stone to making substantial progress on these issues.
How can Europe make goods and services more accessible to people with disabilities?
A European Commission public awareness campaign around the question "Do you know what Social Europe can do for you?", which used circus themes to illustrate the impact of the EU’s social and employment policies on people’s lives, attracted over 1.2 million visitors to events held in 60 cities during 2009 and 2010.