Additional tools27/10/2016 - 28/10/2016
Spanish representatives from each of the regional Public Employment and Social Services, the ESF implementing bodies and from the central administration met in Brussels on 27 and 28 October 2016.
The seminar on "Reinforcing the coordination of the employment and social services: experiences and new opportunities" aimed at:
While the economy is improving, Spain is facing major labour market challenges, including:
Despite important structural reforms conducted in the recent years, major inefficiencies remain in the implementation of active labour market policies, especially as concerns the support to the long-term unemployed. One of the key challenges in Spain is the coordination between employment and social services, as highlighted by the 2016 country-specific recommendations.