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Commission support from Globalisation Fund for former coal miners in Spain 02/06/2017

Commission support from Globalisation Fund for former coal miners in Spain

The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with €1 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help dismissed coal miners and young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) in the Spanish region Castilla y León to find new jobs.

Commissioner Marianne Thyssen in front of the G20 flags 02/06/2017

Commissioner Thyssen represented the EU at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers` Meeting

Labour and employment ministers of G20 economies have met in Bad Neuenahr on 18-19 May to draw up recommendations for making labour markets future-proof, productive and fair. The EU was represented by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen.

View on the backs of young people making a jump and wearing a T-shirt with the words 'European Solidarity Corps'
30/05/2017

European Solidarity Corps: Commission proposes more than €340 million to enable 100 000 placements by 2020

Today, the Commission has put the European Solidarity Corps on a firm footing by proposing a budget for the next three years and a dedicated legal base.

Unemployment and inactivity of young people – do we see progress and the right policy responses? 23/05/2017

Unemployment and inactivity of young people – do we see progress and the right policy responses?

This 'Evidence in focus' on the 2017 Joint Employment Report, adopted on 3 March 2017 by the EPSCO Council, and its Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment and inactivity.

Notebook with lifelong learning sign 22/05/2017

Council adopts revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning

The Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council adopted the revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning today.

Human figures formed by flags holding hands with EU flag in the background 22/05/2017

European Semester 2017 Spring Package: Commission issues country-specific recommendations

The European Commission today presents its 2017 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic policy guidance for individual Member States for the next 12 to 18 months.