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Commission welcomes final adoption of new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived 10/03/2014

Commission welcomes final adoption of new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption of the regulation on the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). The Fund will give Member States valuable support in their efforts to help Europe's most vulnerable people, who have been worst affected by the on-going economic and social crisis.

Council of Europe and European Commission to support local authorities' Roma inclusion actions 25/02/2014

Council of Europe and European Commission to support local authorities' Roma inclusion actions

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor announced today plans to reinforce local authorities' efforts to overcome inequalities between Roma and non-Roma citizens in their municipalities.

Roma boy 09/12/2013

First ever EU legal instrument for Roma inclusion adopted

All 28 EU countries today committed to implementing a set of recommendations, proposed by the European Commission, to step up the economic and social integration of Roma communities.

Teacher helping student with car engine 30/10/2013

Social Agenda – Innovation is also valid for employment and social policy

Innovation can help promote inclusive growth, fight against poverty, ensure a successful transition to a green economy and implement the youth guarantee, says the November issue of Social Agenda.

Roma: Commission calls on Member States to step up efforts on integration 26/06/2013

Roma: Commission calls on Member States to step up efforts on integration

The European Commission has called on Member States to deliver on their commitments to ensure equality and to do more to improve the economic and social integration of Europe's 10 to 12 million Roma.

Roma children 08/04/2013

International Roma Day: Commission calls for decisive action to further Roma integration

On International Roma Day, the European Commission has underlined the need for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation for Roma communities in Europe.

How Norway promotes good living conditions for children and youth 16/01/2013

How Norway promotes good living conditions for children and youth

Tackling child poverty has been high on the Norwegian political agenda for over a decade.

A man playing saxophone on the street 24/10/2012

Commission proposes new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived

The European Commission has proposed to set up a Fund to help the most deprived persons in the EU.

Roma children 23/05/2012

European Commission calls on Member States to implement national plans for Roma integration

The European Commission has called on EU Member States, in a report, to implement their national strategies to improve the economic and social integration of Europe's 10 to 12 million Roma.

European Year for combating poverty spurred mobilisation and commitment: focus must now shift to delivery 15/03/2012

European Year for combating poverty spurred mobilisation and commitment: focus must now shift to delivery

The European Commission adopted a report on the implementation and results of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010.


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