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Commissioner's visit spotlights ex-offenders leaving criminality behind for good

A visit by Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights on 28 November 2022, highlighted how the European Social Fund (ESF) supports ex-offenders in overcoming their criminal history and making a fresh start.

Call for experts in Social Innovation and ESF+ policy

The European Social Fund Agency of Lithuania (ESFA) is issuing an open call for experts to help develop and deliver the Commission’s ESF Social Innovation+ (ESF SI+) initiative, financed by European Social Fund Plus (ESF+).

Was ist ESF+

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Der Europäische Sozialfonds+ (ESF+) ist das Hauptinstrument der Europäischen Union (EU) für Investitionen in Menschen. Mit einem Budget von beinahe 99,3 Mrd. EUR für den Zeitraum 2021-2027 wird der ESF+ auch weiterhin einen wichtigen Beitrag zu Strategien und Reformen in den Bereichen Beschäftigung, Soziales, Bildung und Kompetenzen leisten.