Im zweiten Jahr seines Bestehens reißt der Kompetenzpakt die 1000-Mitglieder-Marke
Vor zwei Jahren ging er an den Start, jetzt kann er einen wichtigen Meilenstein feiern: Der Kompetenzpakt ist auf 1000 Mitglieder angewachsen, darunter multinationale Unternehmen, KMU, örtliche Berufsbildungsanbieter und Handelskammern. Der Kompetenzpakt ist ein zentrales Element der Europäischen Kompetenzagenda.
Recent social policy developments in Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Montenegro, the Netherlands and Slovakia
The last series of Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) is now available and provides information on recent social policy developments in Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Montenegro, the Netherlands and Slovakia.
Access City Award für barrierefreie Städte 2023: Veröffentlichung der Auswahlliste der Städte
Sechs Städte wurden für den Wettbewerb für den Access City Award 2023 in die engere Wahl gezogen.
High-level live discussion: Supporting Ukrainians in the EU through apprenticeships
On 27 October 2022, the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) held a high-level live discussion on supporting Ukrainians in the EU through apprenticeships. The event explored how apprenticeships can be used as a tool to support Ukrainians displaced by the war and address their educational, employment and societal needs.
Jointly addressing labour and skills shortages
Public Employment Services are actively building a broad coalition working to address labour and skills shortages in Europe through coordinated employment, upskilling, mobility and digitisation policies. Discover the results of this collaboration on national and European level in a recent paper of the PES Network looking at how to prepare for Europe’s future labour market.
Hybrid Social Situation Monitor & Research Seminar: Labour and skills shortages in the EU -17 January 2023
The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) Research Seminars aim to provide a forum to discuss the theoretical, methodological and policy implications of the latest economic and social research.
New report on minimum income published
On 17 October 2022, the Council of the EU endorsed the key conclusions of the first joint report of the Social Protection Committee (SPC) and the European Commission on minimum income.
2022 annual report of the Social Protection Committee now available
The 2022 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.
Almost €100 million for supporting Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria thanks to EU funds
Bulgaria welcomes a significant number of people fleeing the war in Ukraine and supports them with food, accommodation and basic material assistance, such as clothes or hygiene products. To fund these exceptional expenses, the European Union introduced the Cohesion’s Action for Refugees in Europe (CARE) initiative.
ESF+ project helps Ukrainian refugees rebuild their lives in Poland
The project ‘Przystań Centre for Social Integration in Łapy project’, co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF+), was initially developed to help unemployed Polish people to find work, having successfully helped 90 Polish residents find jobs. However, with the onset of war, it was expanded to support 20 Ukrainians who are rebuilding their life in Poland.