Coronavirus: Commission proposes €4.5 million to support over 5,000 dismissed tourism workers or self-employed in Estonia
Commission proposes action to uphold child rights and support children in need
The European Pillar of Social Rights: turning principles into actions
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Education and skills: Commission launches public consultation to support lifelong learning and employability
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on an initiative to recognize short, targeted learning courses, so-called “micro-credentials”.
First draft EQAVET peer review concept available
The draft paper presents the methodological proposal for the EQAVET Network’s approach to system level Peer Reviews.
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+.
PES Network Stakeholder Conference 2021: Registration now open!
Everything you always wanted to know about ‘the Power of PES Partnerships’ can be found at the online 2021 Stakeholder Conference of the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES Network), 20-22 April 2021!
EPIC publishes policy memo examining the childcare gap in EU member states
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a policy memo exploring the childcare gap in EU Member States.
European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan presented to EU social partners in Liaison Forum on 9 March
European Commission Director-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Mr Joost Korte presented today the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan to EU social partners.
February 2021 developments in child and family policy in EU member states
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) presents a round-up of the latest developments in child and family policy in EU member states in February 2021. Each piece of news contains a link to the original source, which may be in a language other than English. In most cases, they are press releases from the relevant ministries.
High-level forum on individual learning accounts, 4-5 March 2021: a new momentum for up- and reskilling?
The 2-day forum looked at individual learning accounts (ILA) as part of the solution to the EU objective of increasing adult participation in up- and reskilling, highlighted existing practices and examined both challenges and success factors.
Union of Equality: European Commission presents Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030
Today, the European Commission presents an ambitious Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030 to ensure their full participation in society, on an equal basis with others in the EU and beyond.
New Eurobarometer survey shows Social Europe is a top priority for large majority of EU citizens
In the run-up to the adoption of the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan, the European Commission has released a new Eurobarometer survey on social issues.