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Social Agenda n°45 – Skills: a new agenda

In the coming months, the European Commission will take ten initiatives to implement the New Skills Agenda for Europe which it adopted on 10 June.

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Towards better social statistics for a social Europe 24/08/2016

Towards better social statistics for a social Europe

Today the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation on new, integrated ways to collect and use data from social surveys so as to better support policy making in general and social policy in particular.

Phone buried in sand 29/07/2016

Commission proposes €5.3 million from Globalisation Fund for former Microsoft workers in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €5.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,441 former Microsoft workers to find new jobs.

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.

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29/11/2016 - 30/11/2016

European Day of Persons with Disabilities

As every year, the European Commission is celebrating the Day of Persons with Disabilities together with the European Disability Forum.

27/10/2016 - 28/10/2016

Reinforcing coordination of employment and social services

Spanish representatives from each of the regional Public Employment and Social Services, the ESF implementing bodies and from the central administration will meet in Brussels on 27 and 28 October 2016.

20/10/2016 - 21/10/2016

Conference - Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation

The European Commission, in collaboration with the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, is organising the Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2016 (COMPIE 2016) conference on 20 and 21 October 2016.


European Platform on Undeclared Work - First plenary meeting

The first plenary meeting of the European Platform tackling undeclared work will take place on 10th October 2016 in Brussels.

10/10/2016 - 13/10/2016

European Week of Regions and Cities

The 14th European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 will take place in Brussels from 10 to 13 October.

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  • The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
  • EaSI
  • 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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