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Wooden table with a white paper on, with the words 'Social Policy' written on it 12/04/2017

New social policy initiatives in the UK

Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) have just become available and provide information on recent social policy initiatives in the United Kingdom.

Symbolic picture representing among other things several professions, education, science, arts, ... 11/04/2017

Commission welcomes OECD report on 'Getting Skills Right'

The report 'Getting Skills Right - Financial Incentives for Education and Training systems' was published yesterday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The words 'Have your say at an open public consultation on the four agencies under the remit of DG EMPL' 10/04/2017

Commission launches public consultation for the evaluation of Eurofound, Cedefop, ETF and EU-OSHA

The European Commission has launched a public consultation in the context of the evaluation of the four EU agencies under the remit of DG Employment.

Network cables connected in network switches in a server room 07/04/2017

Commission proposes €2.6 million from Globalisation Fund to support former Nokia workers in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €2.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 821 former workers of Nokia Network Systems to find new jobs.

European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly at the European Ombudsman Award for Good Administration 2017 03/04/2017

Recognition for Open Data Platform for EU funds and Vocational Skills Week

Two European Commission projects have received recognition in the field of employment, social affairs and inclusion.

 People working at office building in London 29/03/2017

Creating jobs – reforms are producing results

The 2017 Joint Employment Report and its Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators provide a snapshot of employment and social developments in the EU. This analysis provides a focus on unemployment and Member States' efforts in the labour market to bring it down.

Logo of the 60 years' celebration of the European Social Fund (ESF) 23/03/2017

The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary: 6 decades of investment in people

The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Social Fund (ESF), Europe's oldest and main instrument to invest in people.

Joint Employment Report 2017: Main findings from the Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators 14/03/2017

Joint Employment Report 2017: Main findings from the Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators

The EPSCO Council adopted the 2017 Joint Employment Report (JER) on 3 March, including the Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators. The table below summarizes its main findings.

Save the date: European Vocational Skills Week on 20-24 November 2017
10/03/2017

Save the date: European Vocational Skills Week on 20-24 November 2017

This year's European Vocational Skills Week will be held on 20-24 November.

Women working in a lab 07/03/2017

Steady improvement of European labour market conditions according to Joint Employment Report

On 3 March, the European Council of employment and social policy ministers adopted the 2017 Joint Employment Report.

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