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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.

Money with Greek flag 15/07/2015

A new start for jobs and growth in Greece: Commission mobilises more than €35 billion from the EU budget

Two days after an agreement paving the way for a new support programme for Greece, the European Commission revealed plans today to help Greece maximise its use of EU funds.

Pot with money 24/06/2015

European Commission and EIF mobilise 500 million euro for social and micro-entrepreneurs

To promote jobs and growth in Europe, social and micro-enterprises will soon have access to over 500 million euro of finance. This is the result of a new mandate agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund.

Commission proposes €1.3 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of ICT sector in Finland 02/06/2015

Commission proposes €1.3 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of ICT sector in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with € 1.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 500 former workers of Broadcom Communications Finland and two of its suppliers to find new jobs.

Poverty: Commission has committed €3.8 billion to fight poverty and help the most vulnerable in Europe 26/02/2015

Poverty: Commission has committed €3.8 billion to fight poverty and help the most vulnerable in Europe

The European Commission has today finalised the process of adoption of all national Operational Programmes implementing the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) for the period 2014-2020, worth 3.8 billion euro in basic non-financial assistance to those most in need in the Member States.

Juncker Commission makes 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed 04/02/2015

Juncker Commission makes 1 billion euro available for the young unemployed

Today the European Commission proposes to make 1 billion euro from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) available as early as this year.

Eight additional operational programmes recently approved to help the most deprived, including a €560 million package for Spain 05/01/2015

Eight additional operational programmes recently approved to help the most deprived, including a €560 million package for Spain

In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package for Spain.

Social Agenda - The new Commission 23/12/2014

Social Agenda - The new Commission

Social Agenda n°39 features an interview with the new European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour mobility, Marianne Thyssen.

Commission proposes €1 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Aleo Solar 17/12/2014

Commission proposes €1 million from Globalisation Fund for former workers of Aleo Solar

The European Commission has proposed to provide Germany with one million euros from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 476 former workers of Aleo Solar AG and two of its subsidiaries to find new jobs.

Six new national programmes to help the most deprived approved, including Italy's €670 million plan 11/12/2014

Six new national programmes to help the most deprived approved, including Italy's €670 million plan

The European Commission has approved today the operational programmes for six EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). This includes Italy's €670 million programme, the largest of all FEAD allocations across the EU.


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