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06/09/2012

Policy Brief on Youth Entrepreneurship  (06/09/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-BE-12-001-EN-N

The OECD and European Commission have produced a new policy brief on youth entrepreneurship. It covers the scale of self-employment and entrepreneurship activities undertaken by young people, including by gender, education level, industry sector, country and sub-national geographic areas, as well as the drivers for and barriers to youth entrepreneurship and self-employment. The policy brief also presents policy lessons from evidence on entrepreneurship activities and policy experience. This publication is available online only in English, French and German.

09/08/2012

The EU Contribution to Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations  (09/08/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-32-12-224-EN-C

This brochure presents the EU’s contribution to the active ageing agenda and shows that the EU is a strong partner in this regard. The objective is to inspire more determined efforts in all Member States to promote active ageing, thereby ensuring that solidarity between generations can withstand the test of population ageing. This publication is available in printed format in all EU official languages.

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07/08/2012

Sweden and the European Social Fund  (07/08/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-30-12-481-EN-C

Sweden is using ESF funding to achieve its aim of full employment and a more cohesive society. Education and training initiatives are helping disadvantaged groups, such as the low-qualified, to obtain skills and get into jobs. Sweden is also helping employers and workers to acquire the modern skills and competences they need to ensure sustainable growth in the future.

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07/08/2012

Ireland and the European Social Fund  (07/08/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-31-12-578-EN-C

The economic crisis has le Ireland facing some major challenges. Over EUR 750 million of ESF funding is being channelled into reversing the rapid rise in unemployment seen in recent years. Retraining the workforce with new skills for new industrial sectors, and giving citizens from disadvantaged groups the skills to improve their job prospects, are the two main priorities.

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17/07/2012

Progress Microfinance - Portraits of entrepreneurs  (17/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-32-12-231-EN-C

The European Progress Microfinance Facility (Progress Microfinance), launched in 2010, aims to increase access to microfinance throughout Europe. Microfinance is a vital tool in encouraging growth, giving people who might not otherwise have the opportunity the chance to realise their entrepreneurial ambitions. The Progress Microfinance leaflet gives an overview of the ways in which the initiative promotes employment and social inclusion in Europe and details how people can apply for microcredit. It shows portraits of entrepreneurs across Europe who have already benefited from the Progress Microfinance. The leaflet is available in printed format in 22 EU official languages and in electronic format in Irish.

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11/07/2012

Greece and the European Social Fund  (11/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-31-12-576-EN-C

With ESF support, Greece is taking determined measures to make its companies more competitive and export-led while giving its workers the improved skills they need to find jobs. The education system is helping young people to obtain higher qualifications, and Greece is using lifelong learning as an integral tool to improve job prospects. Furthermore, ESF funding is focused on helping the most vulnerable groups to overcome obstacles to work.

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11/07/2012

Hungary and the European Social Fund  (11/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-31-12-577-EN-C

Hungary has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to build a strong, competitive, dynamic and sustainable economy. Over EUR 4 billion is being invested through ESF programmes to meet the specific challenges that the country is facing – particularly the low percentage of the population in jobs, high long-term unemployment, and persisting inequalities of opportunity between regions and between specific sections of the population.

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11/07/2012

Latvia and the European Social Fund  (11/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-31-12-579-EN-C

A key aim of Latvia’s growth strategy is to shift its economy towards more hi-tech industrial sectors as well as boosting exports. In view of this, ESF activities are targeting better jobs for workers, through better education and training. In particular, Latvia is promoting technical careers for young people, and more vocational training for workers, the unemployed and vulnerable groups as a way of improving living standards and avoiding the trap of long-term unemployment.

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11/07/2012

Lithuania and the European Social Fund  (11/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-31-12-580-EN-C

Lithuania is focusing on ensuring high-quality jobs and social inclusion, promoting lifelong learning, increasing the opportunities for its technical graduates and boosting the efficiency of public administration. Through these activities, ESF funding is helping citizens take an active and equal part in the country’s economic future, with particular attention to those most affected by the recent rise in unemployment.

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English lietuvių kalba

11/07/2012

Malta and the European Social Fund  (11/07/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-30-12-474-EN-C

Malta is investing over EUR 131 million in measures aimed at improving the qualifications, skills and active participation of its workforce. With limited natural resources, Malta’s economy is more dependent than others on the quality of its workers and their ability to adapt to changing circumstances. So ESF funding is helping to build a culture of education and training in Malta and encouraging a greater level of participation in working life.

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