The European Network for Silica (NEPSI) aims to minimise worker exposure to silica in several industries.
The European Network for Silica (NEPSI) is the first European multi-sectoral social dialogue agreement of its kind signed by the employers and employees organisations of 19 industry sectors. Since the previous reporting, a new sector has joined the Agreement, the plaster and plaster products manufacturers (Eurogypsum) representing 11.350 workers. The Agreement is always open to new signatories
Dialogue builds momentum for ESF+ programme in Greece
On 10th September 2022 at the Thessaloniki International Fair, the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) funding opportunities took centre stage at high-level panel discussions. The event offered citizens and stakeholders the opportunity to find out more and discuss participation in the new ESF+ ‘Human Resources and Social Cohesion’ (HSRC) Programme.
Discover the future of Social Innovation at EU Regions Week
On Tuesday, October 11, 2022 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, the ‘SEEDing the Future’ workshop will present information about the SEED project: one of six projects supported by the European Commission to establish national competence centres for social innovation across the EU.
Providing care to isolated people in rural Spain
The 'RuralCare’ project – funded by the EU’s Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme – is using an innovative approach to bring long-term, sustainable, and individualised care to those who need. One of Rural Care’s aims is to test a personalised model of affordable, high quality, long-term care based on users’ needs and aspirations.
€3.26 billion for Slovenia's economic competitiveness, digital transition, and climate goals
Slovenia will benefit from €3.26 billion in Cohesion Policy funding between 2021-2027 to support the sustainable development of its economy. The details and strategy for these investments are set out in the Partnership Agreement between Slovenia and the Commission that was adopted today.
Commissioner meets young French people benefitting from innovative education – thanks to the ESF
Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, was in Marseille (France) where he met students from two “Second Chance” schools using European Social Fund money to drive innovation in education. The "Second Chance" schools have laid the foundations for a national model for alternative education.
A European Care Strategy for caregivers and care receivers
The European Commission has presented the European Care Strategy to ensure quality, affordable and accessible care services across the European Union and improve the situation for both care receivers and the people caring for them, professionally or informally.
REACT-EU: €189.8 million for France to support post-pandemic recovery, employment and social inclusion
France will receive an additional €189.8 million under REACT-EU under the European Social Fund (ESF) to help workers and job seekers, support training and social inclusion and to achieve a sustainable socio-economic recovery.
ESF+ project in Belgium helps vulnerable young adults discovering their talent for work
The Jota+ programme in Belgium, a European Social Fund (ESF) funded project by ‘vzw aPart’ in Ghent, helps vulnerable young adults that left school without qualifications. Through an intensive ‘work activation’ course, young people are able to undertake training in a real workplace, explore different sectors, and participate in training courses.
Polish project focuses on needs of Ukrainians today – and in the years to come
The Polish project ‘Chance - New Opportunities for Adults’, co-funded by the European Social Fund, has received additional funds thanks to the Cohesion’s Action for Refugees in Europe (CARE). The project aims at empowering displaced persons from Ukraine by helping them upskilling to better integrate into their host society.