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.
The European Commission welcomes today's official launch of the Public Employment Services Network, a new cooperation structure helping Member States further coordinate their policies and actions against unemployment and reinforcing the European economic governance framework.
The European Commission has published today a study on bottleneck occupations, i.e. jobs where employers have had problems in the past to find and hire staff to fill vacancies, and expect the same in the future.
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.
The European Commission - in cooperation with the Council of Europe - has convened a high level international conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 October 2014 to take stock of progress and lessons learned in integrating Roma at the local level with the support of the ROMACT programme.
The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) is organising the 13th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty (PeP) on 22-24 September in Brussels.
Commissioner László Andor and DG EMPL will host a two-day conference in Brussels on 18-19 September to discuss the state of play and the way forward in the area of labour economics.
The European Social Network will organise the 22nd European Social Services Conference in Rome on 7-9 July 2014.