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Hands offering a turf of earth with a young plant 15/02/2017

First European microfinance institution certified under the European Code of Good Conduct

Qredits Microfinanciering Nederland has become the first European microcredit provider to be awarded the certificate for compliance with the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision. Other microcredit providers are expected to be certified shortly.

3D figure with a megaphone 27/01/2017

Contribute to the performance monitoring and the mid-term evaluation of the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI)

Participate in our Stakeholder Survey 2017 and contribute to the performance monitoring of the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).

Sign posts with the words Progress, EURES, EaSI, Microfinance 25/01/2017

Successful and inspiring projects financed by EaSI and its predecessors – Fifth Commission report

The European Commission published its fifth monitoring report in which it reviewed activities implemented by 19 EU-level organisations in 2015 funded under the EU's Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) and 30 projects supported by its predecessor programmes PROGRESS and EURES (2013-2016).

Hands holding coins from which a little plant is growing 22/12/2016

EIF and European Commission launch new capacity building initiative for micro-credit and social finance providers

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission are announcing a new initiative to help micro-credit and social enterprise finance providers develop their businesses under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).

Four clear bottles with a plant inside. The more coins a bottle contains the bigger the plants are. The left bottle contains no coins, the right bottle is full of coins.
03/11/2016

Over 100 agreements signed with microfinance providers since start of EU microfinance initiatives

More than EUR 1 billion has been mobilised to support over 100,000 micro-entrepreneurs in 23 EU member states under the Progress Microfinance and the Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programmes.

Animation of three towers representing the three axes of the EaSI programme
20/10/2016

Evaluating the EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation - launch of an open consultation

The European Commission has launched a public consultation in the context of the mid-term evaluation of the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).


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