The National Employment agency of Bulgaria hosted this peer review from 10-11 April in Sofia, Bulgaria, which was attended by representatives from the PES in Austria, Belgium (Actiris), Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.
The peer review identified and explored good practice in the field of PES approaches for sustainable activation of long-term unemployed (LTU). It is part of 'PES to PES Dialogue', the European Commission’s mutual learning support programme for public employment services (PESs).
The peer review built on the findings from previous Peer Reviews on the low-skilled and youth, and on the Dialogue Conferences on individual action plans and profiling which touched on elements directly and indirectly relevant to PES approaches for the sustainable integration of LTU.
The peer review collected views on: