The seminar will be an interactive event providing an overview of the role of monitoring and evaluation in improving the effectiveness of traineeship and apprenticeship programmes.
The European Commission, in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee and the City of Strasbourg, is launching in Strasbourg on 16-17 January a large European interactive event on Social entrepreneurship and the social economy.
The European Federation for Services to Individuals (EFSI), in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), is organising the 5th European Conference on personal and household services on 11-12 November, under the patronage of the European Commission and the European Parliament.
The PARES Stakeholders conference will take place in Brussels at the Hotel Thon EU, on 24-25 October.
On 23-24 October, the European Commission is organising the "ESCO goes live" conference in Brussels.
The European Commission organised a working and learning seminar on Practical support for the design and implementation of Youth Guarantee Schemes. The event took place at the Dolce Hotel in La Hulpe on 17-18 October 2013.
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion organised a conference on "Restoring socio-economic convergence in Europe" in Brussels on 10 October 2013.
Between 23 September and 23 October 2013, the European Union will organise one month of online debates on the Single Market.
The European Alliance for Apprenticeships was launched in Leipzig on 2 July and aims to increase the quality and supply of apprenticeships across Europe and change mind-sets towards apprenticeship-type learning. This would facilitate a smooth transition of young people from education to work.
The Mutual Learning Programme (MLP) thematic event will be held on 26 June in Brussels and be devoted to "Pathways to green jobs: strategies and policy options for a sustainable job-rich recovery".