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Map of Europe 20/12/2012

Social Impact of Emigration and Rural-Urban Migration in Central and Eastern Europe

The study “Social Impact of Emigration and Rural-Urban Migration in Central and Eastern Europe” is now online.

19/12/2012

Assessment of progress towards the Europe 2020 social inclusion objectives

With its objective of inclusive as well as smart and sustainable growth, and with its (first ever) EU poverty and social exclusion target, the Europe 2020 Strategy (potentially) increases the importance of the EU's social objectives and integrates them with the EU's economic, employment and environmental objectives.

Women on Boards: Commission proposes 40% objective 14/11/2012

Women on Boards: Commission proposes 40% objective

On the 14th of November 2012, the European Commission took action to break the glass ceiling that continues to bar female talent from top positions in Europe’s biggest companies.

A man playing saxophone on the street 24/10/2012

Commission proposes new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived

The European Commission has proposed to set up a Fund to help the most deprived persons in the EU.

Council meeting room 03/10/2012

Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers – 4 October 2012

The EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers will meet on 4 October in Luxembourg under the chairmanship of Ms Sotiroula Charalambous, Cyprus' Minister for Labour and Social Insurance.

Digital Agenda: awards show how digital technologies can help reduce exclusion and improve job prospects 22/06/2012

Digital Agenda: awards show how digital technologies can help reduce exclusion and improve job prospects

The European Commission has awarded prizes to the winners of the eInclusion awards at the Digital Agenda Assembly held in Brussels on 21st and 22nd June 2012.

Roma children 23/05/2012

European Commission calls on Member States to implement national plans for Roma integration

The European Commission has called on EU Member States, in a report, to implement their national strategies to improve the economic and social integration of Europe's 10 to 12 million Roma.

Eastern Partnership Seminar on  Social Protection 03/04/2012

Eastern Partnership Seminar on Social Protection

The seminar held on 16 March 2012 in Brussels was part of the cooperation in the field of labour market and social policies under the multi-lateral dimension of the Eastern Partnership (thematic Platform 2 on Economic Integration and Convergence with EU policies).

An old man looking at three possible pathways 16/02/2012

EU sets out plans for adequate, safe and sustainable pensions

The European Commission has published a White Paper on adequate, safe and sustainable pensions.

A woman showing something on a computer screen to a young man 10/02/2012

Monthly Labour Market Fact Sheet – February 2012

The number of unemployed people in the EU stood at 23.8 million in December 2011, i.e. 1.1 million more than in March 2011, when the declining trend in unemployment was reversed.


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