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European Semester 2014: strengthening the recovery 13/11/2013

European Semester 2014: strengthening the recovery

The biggest challenge now facing Europe's economy is how to sustain the recovery that is now underway. This is the main message of this year’s Annual Growth Survey (AGS), adopted by the Commission.

Speech balloons saying 19/09/2013

Single Market Month: sharing ideas online to change Europe

23 September sees the launch of one month of online debates on jobs, banks, social rights, and e-commerce. Individuals, organisations and policy-makers will together trade ideas that could change Europe.

Young chef 19/06/2013

Youth unemployment: Commission publishes contribution for next European Council

The European Commission has agreed today on three contributions to the next European Council, scheduled for 27-28 June 2013.

Human figures formed by flags holding hands with EU flag in the background 29/05/2013

Moving Europe beyond the crisis: country-specific recommendations 2013

The European Commission has today adopted recommendations to EU Member States designed to move Europe beyond the crisis and strengthen the foundations for growth.

Job seeker and girlfriend in front of computer 12/03/2013

Commission proposes rules to make Youth Employment Initiative a reality

The Youth Employment Initiative was proposed by the 7-8 February 2013 European Council with a budget of €6 billion for the period 2014-20.

Justus Lipsius building 27/02/2013

Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 28 February

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 28 February in Brussels. It will be devoted only to Employment and Social Affairs issues.

A graph and a pen 08/01/2013

Employment and Social Developments: growing divergence and higher risks of long-term exclusion

After five years of economic crisis and the return of a recession in 2012, unemployment is hitting new peaks not seen for almost twenty years, household incomes have declined and the risk of poverty or exclusion is on the rise, especially in Member States in Southern and Eastern Europe, according to the 2012 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe Review.

Young worker in a workshop 07/12/2012

Commission launches EU Skills Panorama to tackle skills mismatches

The European Commission today officially launched the EU Skills Panorama, a website presenting quantitative and qualitative information on short- and medium-term skills needs, skills supply and skills mismatches.

Justus Lipsius building 05/12/2012

Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers, 6 December 2012

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Ministers will meet on 6 December in Brussels under the chairmanship of Sotiroula Charalambous, the Cypriot Minister for Labour and Social Insurance.

Young people and newspaper articles in the foreground 05/12/2012

Youth employment: Commission proposes package of measures

Measures to help Member States tackle unacceptable levels of youth unemployment and social exclusion by giving young people offers of jobs, education and training have been proposed by the European Commission.

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