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EU labour market developments report: job recovery gains strength

Labour market developments have been improving against the background of a gradual economic recovery in the EU. Unemployment in the EU has continued to fall and job finding rates have modestly

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Shoemaker cutting and shaping wood 22/07/2015

Almost 30 000 workers supported by the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund during 2013 and 2014

During 2013-14, the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) helped a total of 27 610 workers, who had been dismissed due to the economic crisis and the effects of globalisation, to find new job opportunities.

European Health Insurance Card 20/07/2015

European Health Insurance Card: over 200 million Europeans already carry one

Almost 206 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2014.

Social Agenda - The skills imperative 20/07/2015

Social Agenda - The skills imperative

Issue 41 of the Social Agenda magazine is entirely devoted to vocational education and training (VET) and skills.

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06/07/2015 - 08/07/2015

The 23rd European Social Services Conference

The European Social Network organised the 23rd European Social Services Conference in Lisbon on 6-8 July 2015.


#EuropeanYouthChat - What does the EU do for young people?

An online chat on what the EU can do for young people took place on 30 June at 15:00 CET.


A Social Agenda for Transport

This conference gathered decision makers, experts and social partners for a day of intensive discussions and workshops on important social issues related to transport policy making.


Piloting Youth Guarantee on the Ground – Experiences from the European Parliament Preparatory Action (EPPA)

DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion organised a Dissemination Conference of the Youth Guarantee EP Preparatory Action to showcase the outcomes and lessons learnt from 18 local Youth Guarantee pilot projects in Spain, Italy, Romania, Ireland, UK, Poland, and Lithuania.

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  • Apprenticeships: good for youth, good for business
  • How will the Youth Guarantee work?

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