Making the social welfare state fit for the future: Commission launches new EU High-Level Group
Pact for Skills one year on: 450 organisations pledge to reskill over 1.5 million people in Europe
€1.4 million from European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to support dismissed workers in automotive sector in Spain
NextGenerationEU: New rules to ensure transparent reporting of reforms and investments for the recovery and social spending
New rules have entered into force, which will ensure transparent reporting of reforms and investments for the recovery and social spending under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).
European Day of Persons with Disabilities: this year's conference focuses on health, digital transition and on children with disabilities
The annual conference celebrates the European Day of Persons with Disabilities. At the Access City Award ceremony, which closes the conference, Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, will announce the winner of the 2022 Access City Award. This award recognises cities that are making outstanding efforts to become more accessible for persons with disabilities.
Commission and OECD release the Missing entrepreneurs 2021
The European Commission and OECD issued the 2021 edition of the "Missing Entrepreneurs 2021" that examines how public policies can overcome obstacles to start-ups and self-employment. With millions of “missing entrepreneurs”, countries are missing out on potential innovation, growth and jobs. About three-quarters of such “missing” entrepreneurs are women, half are over 50 years old and one-in-eight are under 30 years old.
The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina recognises the status of “parent-carers”
A new ESPN Flash report, prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN), provide information on the recognition of the status of a “parent-carer” in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Commission continues dialogue with European social partners on review of EU sectoral social dialogue
On 18 November Director for Working Conditions and Social Dialogue of the European Commission's Direction General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Mr Stefan Olsson hosted a second technical seminar focusing on the outcomes and impact of the EU sectoral social dialogue.
Commission publishes proposal for a Joint Employment Report 2022
The Joint Employment Report 2022 indicates that the labour market is recovering, though employment is not yet back to pre-crisis levels.
2021 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee now available
The annual report by the Social Protection Committee (SPC) provides an overview of the impact of the decisive action taken by Member States to protect employment, income and access to services in response to COVID-19.
€3.7 million from European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to support almost 300 dismissed Airbus workers in France
The European Commission has proposed to support 297 dismissed Airbus workers in France, who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ESF+ project in Croatia succeed in supporting special education students
A Croatian scheme, funded by ESF +, is going beyond expectations to ensure all children find equal opportunities in public schools.
Commissioner Schmit visit to Bratislava highlights Europe's key role in tackling homelessness
As part of a high-profile visit to Slovakia, Commissioner Nicholas Schmit visited a shelter for homeless persons established by DePaul, highlighting how the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Fund European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) can make a real difference for individuals suffering from deprivation and social exclusion.