About this initiative


This evaluation will assess:

  • how the European Social Fund (ESF) promotes social inclusion (integrating disadvantaged people into society and ensuring fairer life opportunities for all) and combats poverty/discrimination

  • structural reforms

  • the visibility, usefulness, relevance, value for money and effectiveness of ESF measures.

Employment and social affairs


Feedback: closed

Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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Feedback period
19 December 2018 - 16 January 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (6)

  • ENSIE, European Network of Social Integration Enterprises (Belgium)
    16 January 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    ENSIE, European Network of Social Integration Enterprises (Belgium)

    ENSIE, European Network of Social Integration Enterprises, representing social enterprises working for the social and professional integration of disadvantaged groups, thanks the DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and the Unit ‘G.4 Evaluation and Impact Assessment Unit’ for the feedback opportunity. ENSIE really thinks that during the current programming period 2014-2020 ESF has been a real tool and support to promoting social...

  • FEANTSA (Belgium)
    16 January 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    FEANTSA (Belgium)

    FEANTSA (the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless) welcomes the planned evaluation of the support to social inclusion (TO9) by the European Social Fund. We make the following suggestions : - The evaluation should specifically explore how ESF delivers on “leaving no one behind” by addressing needs of most excluded groups, including homeless people. Without specific efforts to assess the reach of the ESF to...

  • EuroHealthNet (Belgium)
    16 January 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    EuroHealthNet (Belgium)

    The European Social Fund (ESF) is a major financial instrument to help pursue the Europe 2020 strategy’s objectives for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, building up a more social Europe, guided by the European Pillar of Social Rights, and in line with the European Semester. Well-functioning health systems across Europe are central to meeting the headline targets of this strategic vision, particularly those relating to employment,...

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Public consultation

Feedback: upcoming
Planned for
Third quarter 2019

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