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Closeup of woman holding shopping bags on the street 23/10/2017

Commission proposes €5.4 million from Globalisation Fund for former retail workers in Greece and Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Greece with €2.9 million euro and Finland with €2.5 million euro from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) following a significant number of redundancies in the Greek and Finnish retail sector.

Hand putting mix coins and seed in clear bottle on cityscape photo blurred cityscape background 19/10/2017

Performance Monitoring Report of EaSI notes positive developments in 2015 and 2016

According to the second Performance Monitoring Report of the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI), the Commission has committed more than EUR 246 million for the implementation of all the programme’s activities between 2015 and 2016, well in line with the EaSI Regulation.

Colleagues working in a call centre 26/09/2017

Commission proposes €3.3 million from Globalisation Fund to support former workers of enterprise Almaviva in Italy

The Commission proposed to provide Italy with €3.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,610 former workers at Almaviva Contact, a company operating in the call centre sector, find new jobs.

Kitchen serving food in homeless shelter 31/07/2017

Fund for European aid to the most deprived helped 14 million people in 2015

The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) supports the most disadvantaged groups in society, by providing food, basic goods such as clothing, footwear and toiletries, or by organising social inclusion activities.

Signpost with the words 'Progress', 'EaSI', 'EURES', 'Social Enterprises' and 'Microfinance' 22/06/2017

Successful and inspiring projects financed by EaSI and its predecessors – Sixth Commission report

The European Commission published its sixth monitoring report in which it reviewed 18 projects in the fields of social protection and inclusion, employment, working conditions and European job mobility. These were funded under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) and its predecessor programmes PROGRESS and EURES.

Fingers tapping on a mobile phone 21/06/2017

Commission proposes €3.5 million from Globalisation Fund for former Microsoft Mobile Oy workers in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €3.5 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,000 former Microsoft Mobile Oy workers to find new jobs.

Commission support from Globalisation Fund for former coal miners in Spain 02/06/2017

Commission support from Globalisation Fund for former coal miners in Spain

The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with €1 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help dismissed coal miners and young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) in the Spanish region Castilla y León to find new jobs.

Symbolic picture representing among other things several professions, education, science, arts, ... 11/04/2017

Commission welcomes OECD report on 'Getting Skills Right'

The report 'Getting Skills Right - Financial Incentives for Education and Training systems' was published yesterday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Network cables connected in network switches in a server room 07/04/2017

Commission proposes €2.6 million from Globalisation Fund to support former Nokia workers in Finland

The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with €2.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 821 former workers of Nokia Network Systems to find new jobs.

Logo of the 60 years' celebration of the European Social Fund (ESF) 23/03/2017

The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary: 6 decades of investment in people

The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Social Fund (ESF), Europe's oldest and main instrument to invest in people.


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