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26/05/2016

Social Agenda n°44– Integrating refugees

Ahead of the European Commission adopting an action plan on the integration of third country nationals (i.e. from outside the EU), this new issue of Social Agenda looks at the refugee issue from an

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Suitcases and bags in trunk of car ready to depart for holidays 22/07/2016

Summer holidays – but not for everyone!

Schools are closed, summer holidays are here, and also this blog is having its well-deserved summer break. Like many of you, authors of Evidence in Focus are leaving their desks to travel in Europe and beyond.

Group of workers with hardhats gathered together 20/07/2016

Posting of Workers: Commission discusses concerns of national Parliaments

The College adopted today a Communication re-examining its proposal for a revision of the Posting of Workers Directive in the context of the subsidiarity control mechanism that several national parliaments triggered in May.

Report shows first results of Fund for European aid to the most deprived - providing food aid and social integration 14/07/2016

Report shows first results of Fund for European aid to the most deprived - providing food aid and social integration

The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) contributes to alleviating the worst forms of poverty in the EU, such as food deprivation, child poverty and homelessness.

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Events

June
20/06/2016 - 22/06/2016

24th European Social Services Conference (ESSC)

The 24th European Social Services Conference (ESSC) explored how public services can collaborate more effectively with local communities and their citizens in combatting poverty and social exclusion.

20/06/2016

New Skills Agenda for Europe - Launch event

On 20 June the European Commission organised a high-level event to launch the New Skills Agenda for Europe to boost human capital, employability and competitiveness, adopted on 10 June 2016.

10/06/2016

2016 Work Forum on the implementation of the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities

The Work Forum on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Convention) met in Brussels on 10 June.

01/06/2016 - 31/12/2017

Access City Award 2017

EU cities are invited to participate in the seventh edition of the Access City Award - The European Prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people.

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Videos

  • European Health Insurance Card: Travel light
  • New skills Agenda for Europe
  • Message by Marianne Thyssen on the Pillar of social rights
  • European Pillar of Social Rights
  • Carcinogens exposure at work

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