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European Pillar of Social Rights

There are large differences in unemployment rates or in inequality in the Euro area. - There are large differences in unemployment rates or in inequality in the Euro area. The European Pillar of Social Rights will set out a number of essential principles to support well-functioning and fair labour markets and welfare systems.

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  • Fad ama: 01:57
  • Dáta: Apr 2016
 

Message by Marianne Thyssen on the European Pillar of Social Rights

Message by Marianne Thyssen on the European Pillar of Social Rights - Message by Marianne Thyssen on the European Pillar of Social Rights

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  • Fad ama: 00:00:56
  • Dáta: Mar 2016
 

VIDEO MESSAGE Accessibility Act

Message by Marianne THYSSEN, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility on the occasion of the Accessibility Act

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  • Fad ama: 02:00
  • Dáta: Dec 2015
 

Rights of Persons with Disabilities

How does the European Union help people with disabilities? This video explains the EU Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in international sign language. - How does the European Union help people with disabilities? This video explains the EU Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in international sign language.

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  • Fad ama: 10:29
  • Dáta: Jul 2015
 

4th Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

The fourth Annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion took place in Brussels on 20-21 November 2014. - The fourth Annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion took place in Brussels on 20-21 November 2014. This year the focus was on social innovation and how new creative ideas can contribute to address social needs and to improve people's lives.

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  • Fad ama: 4
  • Dáta: Jan 2015
 

Third Annual Convention of the Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion: keynote speech by László Andor

The Third Annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion, one of the Flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy, took place on 26-27 November 2013 in Brussels. - The Third Annual Convention of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion, one of the Flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy, took place on 26-27 November 2013 in Brussels.

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  • Fad ama: 4'26''
  • Dáta: Jan 2014
 

Second Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

Second Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion - Second Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

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  • Fad ama: 4'45''
  • Dáta: Dec 2012
 

Social Innovation

The clip shows three innovative examples of projects and their results on the ground, through images and testimonies of the projects’ representatives and stakeholders. - The clip shows three innovative examples of projects and their results on the ground, through images and testimonies of the projects’ representatives and stakeholders.

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  • Fad ama: 5'38''
  • Dáta: Nov 2012
 

Pensions

As the number of pensioners in Europe rises relative to the number of people in employment, ensuring adequate pensions on sustainable basis is a major challenge. - As the number of pensioners in Europe rises relative to the number of people in employment, ensuring adequate pensions on sustainable basis is a major challenge.

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  • Fad ama: 2'40''
  • Dáta: Jan 2012
 

Inequality in Europe

There is no common trend in raising inequality in Europe but some countries like Spain, the UK, Sweden, have experienced a large increase in income inequality, of the same magnitude as in the US. - There is no common trend in raising inequality in Europe but some countries like Spain, the UK, Sweden, have experienced a large increase in income inequality, of the same magnitude as in the US. The main question is whether for instance the next generation can for the same type of job maintain the same living standard as the previous generation.

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  • Fad ama: 4'56''
  • Dáta: Dec 2011
 

Inequality in Europe

This video clip looks into the challenges posed by inequalities by confronting ideas, opinions and suggestions from the public with the views of three distinguished experts. - This video clip looks into the challenges posed by inequalities by confronting ideas, opinions and suggestions from the public with the views of three distinguished experts. It will open the high-level expert conference on Inequalities in Europe and the Future of the Welfare State, organized by the European Commission in Brussels on 5-6 December 2011.

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  • Fad ama: 2'30''
  • Dáta: Dec 2011
  • Tuairimí: 1490
 

Clip Ethan Hawke

Actor Ethan Hawke says talent needs to be nurtured to succeed in adulthood. - Actor Ethan Hawke says talent needs to be nurtured to succeed in adulthood. In this 30-second clip, he calls on the Roma community to give their children the right start to reach their potential… send them to school.

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  • Fad ama: 0'30''
  • Dáta: Sep 2010
  • Tuairimí: 1212
 

Bridging Europe's Pensions Gap

With life expectancy in Europe rising and birth rates falling, how much longer can states provide proper pensions for their senior citizens? With fewer people working to support retirees, governments are encouraging their citizens to postpone taking their pensions. - With life expectancy in Europe rising and birth rates falling, how much longer can states provide proper pensions for their senior citizens? With fewer people working to support retirees, governments are encouraging their citizens to postpone taking their pensions.

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  • Fad ama: 3.31
  • Dáta: Jul 2010
  • Tuairimí: 1560
 

Active inclusion

The EU has developed a strategy to promote 'active inclusion' - adequate income support, inclusive labour markets and access to quality services. - The EU has developed a strategy to promote 'active inclusion' - adequate income support, inclusive labour markets and access to quality services. This video shows three examples of how the active inclusion approach works in practice - the active solidarity income ("RSA") in France, the Priority Neighbourhoods in The Hague and the Socially supported residential homes in Vienna.

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  • Fad ama: 3'50''
  • Dáta: Apr 2010
  • Tuairimí: 972
 

No discrimination for Roma children at school!

Video clip produced in Romania - Video clip produced in Romania

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  • Fad ama: 0'30''
  • Dáta: Feb 2010
  • Tuairimí: 388
 

No discrimination for Roma children in the playground!

Video clip produced in Romania - Video clip produced in Romania

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  • Fad ama: 0'30''
  • Dáta: Feb 2010
  • Tuairimí: 1392
 

Poverty in Europe

Almost 80 million people, of whom 19 million are children, live below the poverty line in the EU. - Almost 80 million people, of whom 19 million are children, live below the poverty line in the EU. Despite an improvement in overall living standards over the past decade, poverty and social exclusion remain major issues in most countries, with substantial differences across the EU.

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  • Fad ama: 8'44''
  • Dáta: Jan 2010
  • Tuairimí: 4404
 

A short video clip on poverty

Today in Europe, one person in six lives below the poverty threshold.

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  • Fad ama: 1'07''
  • Dáta: Jan 2010
  • Tuairimí: 4079
 

Roma dreams - Roma realities

Roma have the same hopes and dreams or the future as all Europeans: for example, to have a good education and a fulfilling career and to be integrated in society. - Roma have the same hopes and dreams or the future as all Europeans: for example, to have a good education and a fulfilling career and to be integrated in society. Although discrimination against members of this important minority is still widespread, there are examples that Roma can achieve their dreams. EU Member States together with the European Union's institutions promote the social inclusion of Roma and provide support for them to access education, find a job and participate in public life. This short film focuses on the case of Hungary and shows examples of initiatives helping Roma to participate actively in improving their lives.

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  • Fad ama: 6'12''
  • Dáta: Dec 2009
  • Tuairimí: 456
 

Parental leave – Increased possibilities for European fathers

Balancing work and a harmonious family life can be a real challenge; one where parental leave can play a crucial role. - Balancing work and a harmonious family life can be a real challenge; one where parental leave can play a crucial role. On 30 November, a directive implementing the EU social partners’ latest agreement on parental leave will be agreed upon at the EU Employment and Social Affairs Council.

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  • Fad ama: 10'17''
  • Dáta: Nov 2009
  • Tuairimí: 263
 

Balancing work and private life

Balancing work, family and private life is a daily challenge for millions of European men and women. - Balancing work, family and private life is a daily challenge for millions of European men and women. This film shows how four families in different EU Member States have overcome this challenge, with the help of the flexible parental leave, access to care for children and other dependants, flexible working arrangements and a real sharing of responsibilities between men and women.

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  • Fad ama: 20'41''
  • Dáta: Sep 2009
  • Tuairimí: 2710
 

Intergenerational solidarity

The video looks at efforts being made to change perceptions of young and old, to help people of all ages to realise their potential and to see demographic change not as a threat but as an opportunity to fundamentally rethink of how our society functions. - The video looks at efforts being made to change perceptions of young and old, to help people of all ages to realise their potential and to see demographic change not as a threat but as an opportunity to fundamentally rethink of how our society functions.

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  • Fad ama: 3'39''
  • Dáta: Apr 2009
  • Tuairimí: 421
 

Better healthcare for the Roma in Greece

Better healthcare for the Roma in Greece: story of project co-funded by the EU through the European Social Fund to provide healthcare services to the Roma. - Better healthcare for the Roma in Greece: story of project co-funded by the EU through the European Social Fund to provide healthcare services to the Roma.

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  • Fad ama: 7'24''
  • Dáta: Jan 2009
  • Tuairimí: 1358
 

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