A very unusual passenger is the protagonist of a new promotional video on the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
The European Commission has proposed to provide Germany with one million euros from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 476 former workers of Aleo Solar AG and two of its subsidiaries to find new jobs.
The European Commission has approved today the operational programmes for six EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). This includes Italy's €670 million programme, the largest of all FEAD allocations across the EU.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with almost € 3,8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to help more than 2200 workers from Arcelor Mittal Liège, Caterpillar Belgium and the steel sector in the Hainaut region find new jobs.
The fourteenth meeting of the Contact Persons for the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) was held in Brussels on 4 December 2014.
The European Commission and the OECD organised a workshop in Brussels on 12-13 November 2014 for policy makers from the pension and the employment side.
The European Commission held a high-level expert conference on "Moving 'beyond GDP' in European economic governance" in Brussels on the 10th of October.
Speaking at the high-level conference on ‘The Europe 2020 poverty target: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward’, László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, urged Member States to improve their social welfare systems, set more ambitious targets to reduce the number of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion and ensure those targets can be reached.