October 2020 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 October 2020. 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.
The Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills
Commissioners Schmit and Breton have officially launched the Pact for Skills, a central element of the European Skills Agenda. They have also announced the first European skills partnerships in key industrial ecosystems – automotive, microelectronics, and aerospace and defence industries.
2020 Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee now available
The 2020 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.
Förderung der sozialen Marktwirtschaft der EU: angemessene Mindestlöhne in allen Mitgliedstaaten
Die Kommission schlägt heute eine EU-Richtlinie vor, mit der sichergestellt werden soll, dass Arbeitnehmerinnen und Arbeitnehmer in der EU durch angemessene Mindestlöhne geschützt werden, die ihnen am Ort ihrer Arbeit einen angemessenen Lebensstandard ermöglichen
Cooperating globally on employment and social matters: 15th High Level meeting between EU and ILO
From 29 September to 2 October, the International Labour Office (permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization) and the European Commission held their 15th High-Level meeting in a hybrid format from Geneva and Brussels.
Commission document on EU involvement in the promotion of decent work published
A Staff Working Document providing an overview of EU involvement in the promotion of decent work worldwide has been published by the European Commission.
Clear benefit to EU support to employment and labour mobility according to Commission study
An evaluation by the Commission indicates that people in the EU have clearly benefited from employment and labour mobility support by the European Social Fund (ESF).
OECD publishes social housing policy brief
Co-funded by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) a policy brief on social housing has been published by OECD.
Making the transition to declared work
Find out more about the several initiatives across the EU to encourage and help workers to choose declared work.
Recent social policy developments in Finland, France, Kosovo* and Malta
Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on social policy developments in Finland, France, Kosovo and Malta.