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Commission maps local authorities striving to include their Roma populations 15/04/2013

Commission maps local authorities striving to include their Roma populations

The European Commission has prepared an interactive map of regions, cities and municipalities that are committed to integrate their Roma population and that have joined initiatives to support them to reach this goal.

Roma children 08/04/2013

International Roma Day: Commission calls for decisive action to further Roma integration

On International Roma Day, the European Commission has underlined the need for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation for Roma communities in Europe.

A bright blue umbrella in the middle of many dark grey umbrellas 08/03/2013

Assessment of the implementation of the European Commission Recommendation on active inclusion - A study of national policies

The European Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion reviews the implementation of the 2008 Active Inclusion Recommendation in Member States and presents practical and wide-ranging suggestions as to how to make it more effective to build a more inclusive and more social Europe.

Justus Lipsius building
27/02/2013

Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 28 February

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 28 February in Brussels. It will be devoted only to Employment and Social Affairs issues.

Childcare 20/02/2013

Social investment: Commission urges Member States to focus on growth and social cohesion

The European Commission has called on Member States to prioritise social investment and to modernise their welfare states. This means better performing active inclusion strategies and a more efficient and more effective use of social budgets.

Put your organisation on the map…the European map of eInclusion 22/01/2013

Put your organisation on the map…the European map of eInclusion

The European Commission JRC-IPTS is conducting jointly with DG-CONNECT the MIREIA (Measuring the Impact of eInclusion Intermediary Actors) project which aims at better understanding the role of e-Inclusion intermediary actors and to create adequate instruments to facilitate the demonstration of their outcomes and their contribution to the achievement of European e-Inclusion policy goals.

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.


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