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Youth Guarantee: learning from the Finnish experience 18/09/2014

Youth Guarantee: learning from the Finnish experience

Members States are meeting on 18-19 September in Helsinki to review the implementation of the Youth Guarantee in Finland, a pioneer country in developing this scheme.

Report shows worker mobility key to tackle EU demographic and skills challenges 18/09/2014

Report shows worker mobility key to tackle EU demographic and skills challenges

To address the effects of population ageing, the EU will need to close the gender gap and increase the participation of young and older workers in the labour market, but mobility and migration also have a key role to play. This is the main finding of the joint Commission-OECD report on matching economic migration with labour market needs published today.

2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations – Evaluation report 15/09/2014

2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations – Evaluation report

The European Commission has adopted a report today on the implementation, results and overall assessment of the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.

Commission proposes €12.7 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Peugeot Citroën Automobile in France 11/09/2014

Commission proposes €12.7 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Peugeot Citroën Automobile in France

The European Commission has proposed to provide France with €12.7 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 2,357 workers made redundant by carmaker Peugeot Citroën Automobile (PSA) to find new jobs.

Forced labour: Commission urges EU countries to implement new ILO Protocol 11/09/2014

Forced labour: Commission urges EU countries to implement new ILO Protocol

The European Commission proposed to the EU's Council of Ministers EU Member States should be authorised to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) new Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention.

Youth Guarantee: Commission reviews 18 pilot projects 09/09/2014

Youth Guarantee: Commission reviews 18 pilot projects

The European Commission is meeting with the coordinators of 18 Youth Guarantee pilot projects at a seminar in Brussels today. The meeting will review achievements and lessons learned.

Storyboard competition: winners announced! 08/09/2014

Storyboard competition: winners announced!

A medieval knight in armour will be promoting the European Health Insurance Card in a video soon! This concept was most popular amongst the voters of the 'European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) Storyboard Competition'.

Commission proposes €911,934 from Globalisation Fund for former steel workers in Belgium 05/09/2014

Commission proposes €911,934 from Globalisation Fund for former steel workers in Belgium

The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with €911,934 from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 752 former workers of steel producer Carsid S.A. to find new jobs.

Q&A on the concept of 'Basic European Unemployment Insurance' 03/09/2014

Q&A on the concept of 'Basic European Unemployment Insurance'

Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions on the concept of "basic European unemployment insurance" as advocated by Commissioner Andor.

External evaluation of the Programme for Employment and Solidarity (PROGRESS) 2007-2013 27/08/2014

External evaluation of the Programme for Employment and Solidarity (PROGRESS) 2007-2013

The European Commission has published today the external ex-post evaluation report of the Programme for Employment and Solidarity (PROGRESS) 2007-2013.