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Launch of Latvia’s Cohesion Programmes highlights benefits for people

Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesio and Reforms, visited Latvia on 2 February 2023. The mission offered the opportunity to highlight how previous funding has reached some of Latvia’s most vulnerable.

CARE for refugees from Ukraine in Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate

The visit of the College of Commissioners to Ukraine on 2 February 2023 shows the Commission stands by Ukraine, and will continue to offer support – including through EU cohesion funds.

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.