Green light for ESF+ from European Parliament and Council
The European Parliament gave the final approval for the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) Regulation, worth €99.3 billion (in current prices), at its plenary session on Tuesday, 8 June 2021.
E-vouchers for social inclusion under the new ESF+: New study available
The study provides in-depth evidence on the operation of existing e-voucher schemes in EU Member States, and analysis on the feasibility of support of such schemes by the ESF+.
FEAD reaches almost 13 million people in the EU including many children
In 2018, the European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) reached 13 million people, the Summary Report on the FEAD implementation says. The estimate was done by the partner organisations which deliver the support.
Euronews' Real Economy looks at the impact of the coronavirus crisis on Europe's most vulnerable
In this episode of Real economy, Euronews looks at what impact the coronavirus crisis is having on Europe's most vulnerable, and what the EU is doing to help them through the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD).
Recovering from the crisis: EU funding to protect jobs and support a green, digital, inclusive society and economy
The European Commission is putting forward changes needed for the EU’s social funding programmes to tackle social and employment challenges in the post-crisis era.
FEAD: more resources to address the social impact of the Coronavirus crisis
The Commission is proposing further amendments to the Common Provisions Regulation and the FEAD Regulation, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and growing needs.
Coronavirus: the FEAD to continue supporting people in need
Amendments to the FEAD Regulation were adopted on 22 April to meet COVID-19 related challenges, including through enabling the buying of protective equipment for those delivering aid. Food and basic material assistance can be delivered through vouchers, lowering risks of contamination.
2019 FEAD Network case study catalogue released
The 2019 FEAD Network case study catalogue has been published and is now available to download.
18th FEAD Network Meeting
The 18th FEAD Network Meeting took place on 7-8 November 2019 in Brussels and focused on the topic of ‘Monitoring and Evaluation in FEAD’.
17th FEAD Network Meeting
The 17th FEAD Network Meeting, hosted by the Belgium Managing Authority took place on 20 September 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.