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FEAD's case study catalogue launched 22/01/2018

FEAD's case study catalogue launched

The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) has launched its case study catalogue which provides a snapshot of the projects and initiatives that were funded across the EU throughout 2017.

19/01/2018

Recent social policy developments in Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and Portugal

Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent policy developments in Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and Portugal.

New studies examine importance of investing in early learning 04/01/2018

New studies examine importance of investing in early learning

Two new reports have been released on the subject of education in Europe. The OECD’s 2017 edition of 'Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators' and the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASNIE) study 'Inclusive education for learners with disabilities' provide a wealth of data and analysis on the key aspects related to education in EU countries and beyond.

An employer and his employee in a coffee shop shaking hands in agreement 20/12/2017

Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions

As part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new Directive for more transparent and predictable working conditions across the EU.

Representatives of social partners and European Commission holding the signed European Partnership for Integration 20/12/2017

Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners

The European Commission and the EU Social and Economic partners ETUC, BusinessEurope, UAPME, CEEP and Eurochambers signed a European Partnership for Integration, laying down key principles and commitments to support and strengthen opportunities for refugees and migrants legally residing in the EU to integrate into the European labour market.

Second FEAD Network Thematic Dossier Published 20/12/2017

Second FEAD Network Thematic Dossier Published

The FEAD Network has published its second Thematic Dossier. This thematic dossier presents the main outcomes of FEAD Network discussions in 2017 on supporting a variety of target groups through FEAD-funded initiatives.

Young woman in a business meeting 18/12/2017

Commission and OECD publish policy brief on Women’s Entrepreneurship

The policy brief on Women’s Entrepreneurship explores the gender gap in entrepreneurship, the differences between male- and female-owned businesses, and the unique challenges that female entrepreneurs face when it comes to starting a business.

Commission proposes €2.1 million from Globalisation Fund to help 900 former Ericsson workers in Sweden 18/12/2017

Commission proposes €2.1 million from Globalisation Fund to help 900 former Ericsson workers in Sweden

Today, the European Commission proposed a €2.1 million contribution from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 900 redundant Swedish Ericsson workers find new jobs.

15/12/2017

Peer review meeting on the use of web-based tools for OSH risk assessment on 2-3 October

The Peer review meeting on risk assessment was organised under the Mutual Learning programme, and was hosted by the Irish Health and Safety Authority.

Eighth FEAD Network meeting in Paris 12/12/2017

FEAD Network: Projects and Successes in France

During the eighth FEAD Network meeting in Paris on 13-14 November, the FEAD network had the opportunity to get to know stakeholders and organisations operating within France’s capital city.