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Four road signs with the words 'Progress', 'EURES', 'EaSI' and 'Microfinance' 11/09/2015

Performance of the EU Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme in 2014

2014 was the first implementation year of the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). To ensure a high visibility and to respond to accountability needs, a report has been published on the performance of the EaSI programme, which consists of three axes: the Progress, EURES, and Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurship axis.

Supervisor, white-collar worker and business woman standing in front of a laptop. 10/09/2015

Free movement of workers: challenges and opportunities at local level

Reports from four cities examine the impact of free movement of EU workers at a local level, on the basis of studies conducted in Frankfurt, Leeds, Milan and Rotterdam in 2014/2015.

Two female entrepreneurs in front of their shop 09/09/2015

Entrepreneurship: an avenue back to work for all?

Entrepreneurship helps to create jobs and develop skills, and to include the unemployed and disadvantaged in society and the economy.

G20 labour and employment ministers 08/09/2015

Commissioner Thyssen welcomes the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers' commitment to address youth unemployment

At the 6th G20 Labour and Employment Ministers' meeting in Ankara, Turkey, on 3-4 September, Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Labour Mobility and Skills, welcomed the agreement to tackle unemployment of youth most at risk of never having a job.

Young man looking at board with job ads 07/09/2015

Integration of long-term unemployed into the labour market: report on Member State progress

A report commissioned by the European Commission from the European Social Policy Network of independent experts (ESPN) published today shows an inadequate response in the Member States regarding the reintegration of the long-term unemployed.

Woman using a stethoscope on a piggy bank 02/09/2015

Persistent poverty in the EU: time matters!

While more and more people experience poverty at some point in their life, a short-lived experience is certainly different in nature than long-term poverty.