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ESF+ project in Portugal helps reducing the rate of early school leaving
A dual certification courses scheme, funded by the European Social Fund, has helped to considerably reduce the rate of early school leaving in Portugal, which stood at 18.9 % at the beginning of 2014. By the end of 2020, it was 8.9 % – already below the 10 % goal defined by European and national targets set to be achieved in 2023.
European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: €2.8 million to support dismissed workers in the Spanish car industry
Today, the European Commission proposes to support 450 workers who lost their jobs in the car industry in the Spanish region of Catalonia with €2.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers (EGF).
Five finalists of social rights video competition are out
The European Commission announced the five finalists of the #MySocialRights video competition. In a week, the winner will be selected based on the public vote.
Inspiring examples of alleviating poverty - thanks to EU funding
A compendium of more than 20 case studies provides insights into projects supported by the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), showing how the fund is a lifeline for people experiencing serious material deprivation and social isolation.
Latest update of the MISSOC information (as of July 2021) on national social protection systems now available
Updated information on social protection systems in all EU Member States is now available in English, French and German on the MISSOC website.
EPIC publishes annual thematic report exploring how EU Member States supported working families during COVID-19 in 2020
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a new report exploring how EU Member States supported working families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recent social policy developments in Finland, Kosovo*, Luxembourg and Portugal
Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Finland, Kosovo*, Luxembourg and Portugal.
Upskilling Pathways: public consultation launched
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Upskilling Pathways, open until 17 March 2022.
Commission's Labour Market and Wage Developments report highlights how labour market is exiting from deepest recession
Today, the European Commission released the report “Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe 2021” which highlights how the labour market is exiting from the deepest recession that hit the EU since World War II.
Commission mobilises the textile ecosystem to upskill and reskill workforce
Today, the textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) industry has launched a Pact for Skills Partnership, supported by the European Commission. This is a strong and timely signal for the textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries to boost the sector's competitiveness. The initiative brings together industry associations, companies, trade unions, vocational education/training providers and regional authorities.