Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on Counterfactual Impact Evaluation (CIE) in Prague on 6 – 7 October.
Over 30 delegates from different Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on the different experiences and practices across EU countries regarding to specific aspects of national YG guarantee schemes in Helsinki on 18 – 19 September.
Over 30 delegates from eight Member States and International bodies attended a two-day Peer Review on the UK’s National Minimum Wage in London on 7 – 8 April.
Fifty representatives from eight Member States gathered in Paris on 10 - 11 February to discuss how to help young people re-enter employment, education or training.
This Peer Review discussed the Dutch approach for the prevention of youth unemployment with a particular focus on how to provide high quality education that addresses labour market needs and regional approaches to reduce early school leaving and tackling youth unemployment.
The Peer Review investigated how administrative data can be used to conduct labour market policy evaluations, alone or in combination with other methods, as well as issues related to access, availability and quality of data and basic infrastructure needs.
The Peer Review investigated some of the common causes of undeclared work across European countries and the range of related measures, from prevention and deterrence, through to detection, negotiation and finally action. Particular emphasis was put on the role of labour inspectorates.
The Peer Review explored two measures specifically designed to support the integration of disadvantaged young people into the German ‘dual training’ system (apprenticeship system) with a view to promoting smooth school to work transitions.
The Peer Review focused on Norway’s experience with the Centre for Senior Policy (CSP), a tripartite organisation which aims to catalyse efforts to implement ‘active ageing’ policies at various levels and to raise awareness of the critical contribution of older workers in the labour market.
The Peer Review focused on the lessons learnt from the programme “Workplace with Stipend Emergency Public Works Programme” (WWS) which was introduced as a crisis measure by the Latvian public authorities in cooperation with the World Bank.