The tri-partite Advisory Committee on Vocational Training (ACVT) adopted unanimously on 3 December an opinion on the future of vocational education and training post-2020.
Commission welcomes adoption of its proposal to help dismissed workers in Greek media sector with €2.3 million29/11/2018
Commission welcomes adoption of its proposal to help dismissed workers in Greek media sector with €2.3 million
The Commission welcomes today's decision of the European Parliament and the Council to approve €2.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 550 displaced workers of three media companies in the Greek region Attica find new jobs.
Juncker Plan: €10 million for micro-entrepreneurs in Italy27/11/2018
Juncker Plan: €10 million for micro-entrepreneurs in Italy
The European Investment Fund and Banca Popolare Sant'Angelo (BPSA) have signed an agreement in Italy under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) to provide €10 million in loans to micro-entrepreneurs.
Europäisches Semester – Herbstpaket: Mehr inklusives und nachhaltiges Wachstum21/11/2018
Europäisches Semester – Herbstpaket: Mehr inklusives und nachhaltiges Wachstum
Der Zyklus des Europäischen Semesters 2019 für die Koordinierung der Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik beginnt vor dem Hintergrund eines anhaltenden, aber weniger dynamischen Wachstums, das von hoher Unsicherheit geprägt ist. Seit 2014 ist schon viel erreicht worden. Es muss jedoch noch mehr getan werden, um ein inklusives und nachhaltiges Wachstum und die Schaffung von Arbeitsplätzen zu fördern und gleichzeitig die Volkswirtschaften der Mitgliedstaaten widerstandsfähiger zu machen.
Juncker Plan: €50 million to support youth employment in Spain20/11/2018
Juncker Plan: €50 million to support youth employment in Spain
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Spanish bank Bankia have signed a €50 million agreement to encourage small and medium businesses to hire young unemployed people in Spain.
Seminar: Sectoral skills for the future – Blueprint in the spotlight19/11/2018
Seminar: Sectoral skills for the future – Blueprint in the spotlight
The seminar, which took place on 15 November in Brussels, was the first opportunity to discuss the implementation and policy messages of the five ongoing Blueprint projects.
2018 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee now available14/11/2018
2018 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee now available
The 2018 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee (SPC) delivers on the Committee’s core task to monitor the social situation in the EU and the developments in social protection policies in the Member States.
FEAD successfully complements national initiatives to combat poverty14/11/2018
FEAD successfully complements national initiatives to combat poverty
The Commission adopted a summary report on the implementation of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) in 2016, based on the reports submitted by EU countries.
European Pillar of Social Rights: Statement by President Juncker, Vice- President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Thyssen one year following its proclamation13/11/2018
European Pillar of Social Rights: Statement by President Juncker, Vice- President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Thyssen one year following its proclamation
Almost one year ago, on 17 November 2017, the leaders of the European Union solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Report on inequalities in access to healthcare across the EU released13/11/2018
Report on inequalities in access to healthcare across the EU released
The study, which includes country reports and a synthesis report, provides an overview of inequality in access to healthcare in 35 European countries - EU Member States as well as EFTA and enlarging countries - showing that important inequalities persist, both between and within countries.
Social convergence in Europe: research seminar12/11/2018
Social convergence in Europe: research seminar
The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team welcomes researchers, analysts and policy-makers to discuss the issue of social convergence in Europe during a research seminar which will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Brussels, on Monday 26 November (1-5pm).
European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018
Seminar: Sectoral Skills for the Future – Blueprint in the Spotlight
EC-ILO joint conference on domestic workers and Occupational Safety and Health
Let’s make education a way out of poverty! – 17th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty
European Vocational Skills Week 2018
Eighth meeting of the UfM High-Level Working Group on Employment and Labour and Seminar on the integration of refugees and migrants in the labour market
MoveS seminar (Belgium): Anniversary seminar on 60 years of social security coordination and 50 years of free movement of workers
Conference - The changing world of work: beyond digitalisation
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