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Large group of people seen from above gathered together in the shape of piece of puzzle 02/06/2016

Measures to support the integration of asylum seekers and refugees

On 22 June 2016, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission hosted a Thematic Event under the umbrella of the Mutual Learning Programme addressing the integration of asylum seekers and refugees.

24/05/2016

Peer Review on 'Labour market inclusion of international protection applicants and beneficiaries', Madrid, Spain, 23-24 May 2016

The current refugee crisis is stressing the mechanisms in European countries to deal with asylum requests and general migration on economic grounds. This Peer Review presented the specific Spanish experience on labour integration of applicants and beneficiaries of international protection.

07/04/2016

Peer Review on 'The Guarantee for Youth' (a particular measure within the broader context of the Youth Guarantee), Paris, France, 7-8 April 2016

This Peer Review presented the specific experimental measure “Garantie Jeunes” in the youth guarantee (“Garantie Jeunesse”) context. This experimental measure targets the most vulnerable NEETS (young people not in employment, education or training) and supports them by providing a first professional experience, including both work experience and training opportunities; as well as financial support.

30/11/2015

Peer Review on ‘Universal Credit', London, United Kingdom, 30 November-1 December 2015

This Peer Review presented Universal Credit, a new type of benefit in the UK which was designed to support people who were on a low income or out of work. Universal Credit replaced six existing benefits and aimed to make work pay and effectively incentivise people towards and within work.

22/10/2015

Peer Review on ‘Dismissal Law 2.0. How to promote work-to-work transitions and sustainable labour relations?' The Hague, Netherlands, 22 -23 October 2015

This Peer Review provided the opportunity to analyse the new changes made to the dismissal law in the Netherlands in January 2015 which aims to make the dismissal procedure more activating, fairer and simpler.

05/10/2015

Peer Review on 'Strategies for Employment Policy reform. Implementation challenges in decentralised countries' Madrid, Spain 5-6 October 2015

This Peer Review provided the opportunity to analyse the new system of activation policies in Spain, which reveals the opportunities and challenges of a highly decentralised system of activation policies.

24/09/2015

Peer Review on 'Targeting NEETs – key ingredients for successful partnerships in improving labour market participation' Oslo, Norway, 24 - 25 September 2015

This Peer Review presented the Norwegian labour market schemes and policies which aim to identify, assist or prevent NEETs (young people not in employment, education or training).

19/05/2015

Peer Review on Making Work Pay for Mothers, St Julian’s, Malta, 18-19 May 2015

Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on ‘Making Work Pay for Mothers’, in Malta on 18-19 May 2015.

20/11/2014

Peer Review on Flexicurity, Copenhagen, Denmark, 20-21 November 2014

Peer Review on Flexicurity, Copenhagen, Denmark, 20-21 November 2014

06/10/2014

Peer Review on Counterfactual Impact Evaluation, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-7 October 2014

Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on Counterfactual Impact Evaluation (CIE) in Prague on 6 – 7 October.


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