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EU Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Marianne Thyssen, takes part in a Citizens' Dialogue in Copenhagen.
In March 2016 the Commission launched a public consultation to make an assessment of the present EU social "acquis", to reflect on new trends in work patterns and societies and to gather views and feedback on the principles identified in a preliminary outline of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
How have MLP activities informed or influenced the way policy issues or themes are addressed at the national level? In what way have the MLP activities encouraged further exchanges between countries?
This seminar, which took place in Brussels on 6 December, presented the final reports of a comprehensive International Labour Organization (ILO) Research Department project that assesses the impact of labour provisions on labour market outcomes.
This first European Vocational Skills Week took place from 5 to 9 December 2016 with events in Brussels and parallel activities in Member States, EFTA and EU candidate countries at national, regional and local levels.
As every year, the European Commission was celebrating the Day of Persons with Disabilities together with the European Disability Forum.
The EC-funded FreSsco network (Free Movement and Social Security Coordination) organised a seminar in Luxembourg on 4 November 2016.
The EC-funded FreSsco network (Free Movement and Social Security Coordination) organised a seminar in Leiden (the Netherlands) on 28 October 2016.
The European Commission organised a webinar on 28 October 2016 on the first ever European Vocational Skills Week. The discussion centred on the following:
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.