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07/11/2014

Monitoring good practices in the areas of employment, social affairs and inclusion  (07/11/2014)

Catalog N. : KE-06-14-024-EN-N

The European Commission finances projects enabling national, regional and local administrations, social and economic partners and other organisations to exchange good practices in the fields of employment, working conditions, social inclusion and social protection. To facilitate the dissemination of the achieved results this report reviews good practice examples of projects supported by the Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity — Progress in the years 2011 – 2012. This report is available in English and online only, with abstracts in English, French and German.

04/08/2014

Your first EURES job - Guide  (04/08/2014)

Catalog N. : KE-01-13-882-EN-N

Your first EURES job is an EU-funded initiative to

• help young Europeans find a job, internship or traineeship in another EU country
• help SMEs and other employers access a wider talent pool

A practical guide covering…

• eligibility requirements and how to apply
• how to get financial support
• where to find further information

This publication is available in electronic format in all EU official languages.

30/07/2014

Year at a glance PROGRESS in 2013  (30/07/2014)

Catalog N. : KE-XE-14-001-EN-C

The factsheet presents the highlights of the 2013 PROGRESS Annual Performance Monitoring Report, showcasing the programme’s main achievements during that year. These include improving information-sharing on EU law and policy among Member States, ensuring the integration of cross-cutting issues such as equality into EU policy and improving policy consistency. Programme outputs were driven by employment and social objectives of Europe 2020, with activities focused on major challenges such as unemployment, social impact of the crisis and demographic changes. This leaflet is available in printed format in English, French and German.

10/07/2014

PROGRESS Annual Performance Monitoring Report 2013  (10/07/2014)

Catalog N. : KE-XC-14-001-EN-N

The 2013 PROGRESS Annual Performance Monitoring Report looks at how PROGRESS has helped the Commission make proposals on evolving policy priorities such as improved performance of public employment services, social investment for inclusive growth and handling occupational pensions. Programme outputs were driven by employment and social objectives of Europe 2020, with activities focused on major challenges such as unemployment, social impact of the crisis and demographic changes.

This publication is available in electronic format in English only.

05/05/2014

Investing in children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage – A study of national policies  (05/05/2014)

Catalog N. : KE-04-14-349-EN-N

Child poverty and social exclusion is one of the major challenges facing the European Union and in February 2013 the European Commission issued a major Recommendation on “Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage’. This Synthesis Report has been produced by the Network Core Team of the European Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion, on the basis of the independent experts’ reports covering the 28 EU Member States. It brings together the main findings of the country analyses and draws on these and the Core Team’s overall assessment to put forward a series of concrete suggestions for advancing the implementation of the Recommendation at both national and EU levels. The report is available in electronic format in English, French and German. The 28 country reports are available here together with their translation in the national language(s).

17/07/2013

Progress Annual Performance Monitoring Report 2012  (17/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-XC-13-001-EN-N

The report on the performance of the EU Progress programme in 2012 provides a key insight into how the programme has fared in meeting EU goals in the fields of employment, social inclusion and social protection, working conditions, equality between women and men and fight against discriminations. It analyses the significant contribution of the activities funded through Progress to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, in terms of policy coordination, implementation of EU laws and support to the main stakeholders. The report supports concrete outcomes by providing them with visibility, focusing on the evolving policy priorities in the relevant policy areas, and the main challenges still facing the EU. The report is available in electronic format in English.

12/07/2013

Year at a glance Progress in 2012  (12/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-XE-13-001-EN-C

The Progress factsheet for 2012 takes a look at some of the key figures of the Progress performance monitoring report 2012 about the results of the EU Programme for employment and social solidarity. It offers readers a glance at how Progress has contributed to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, by summarising some of the major analytical, mutual learning, awareness raising and dissemination activities that have been funded. It is available in printed format in English, French and German.

17/07/2012

Progress Microfinance - Portraits of entrepreneurs  (17/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-32-12-231-EN-C

The European Progress Microfinance Facility (Progress Microfinance), launched in 2010, aims to increase access to microfinance throughout Europe. Microfinance is a vital tool in encouraging growth, giving people who might not otherwise have the opportunity the chance to realise their entrepreneurial ambitions. The Progress Microfinance leaflet gives an overview of the ways in which the initiative promotes employment and social inclusion in Europe and details how people can apply for microcredit. It shows portraits of entrepreneurs across Europe who have already benefited from the Progress Microfinance. The leaflet is available in printed format in 22 EU official languages and in electronic format in Irish.