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How the ESF was created, what it has achieved so far, how it impacts different kinds of EU Member States and how it is being evaluated: you will find all this in the April issue of Social Agenda, together with a mid-term interview with European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen.
The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Social Fund (ESF), Europe's oldest and main instrument to invest in people.
Today, the European Commission has published an evaluation report of investments under the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 period, with specific reports for each Member State.
Today, the European Commission adopted a Communication that highlights the main achievements of the Youth Guarantee and Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) since their launch in 2013 and draws lessons on how to improve the EU and national efforts on deploying national Youth Guarantee schemes.
On 1 July 2016 a major new initiative of the German Federal Government for job-related language courses for migrants entered into force.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation in the context of ex-post evaluation of the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 programming period.
Today, the Employment and Social Policy Ministers have reached an agreement during the EPSCO Council on the Commission's proposal for a Recommendation on long-term unemployment.
The European Commission has proposed guidance today to Member States to better help long-term unemployed return to work.
Issue 41 of the Social Agenda magazine is entirely devoted to vocational education and training (VET) and skills.
Today the European Commission proposes to make 1 billion euro from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) available as early as this year.