EU and ILO launch first ever Just Transition Pavilion at COP-27
This year at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the European Commission together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) is hosting the first ever Just Transition Pavilion at the annual UN climate conference.
The results of EAfA’s 2021−2022 monitoring survey are out!
The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is happy to announce the results of its 2021−2022 monitoring survey. The survey took place between June and September 2022 and was sent to all EAfA members that joined the Alliance before May 2022. The survey collected responses from 131 members from 30 countries, including 22 EU Member States.
Pact for Skills expands to 1000 members as it marks its second anniversary
Two years after its launch, the Pact for Skills celebrates an important milestone as its membership grows to 1 000 members, including large multinational companies, SMEs, local training providers, and chambers of commerce. The Pact is a central element of the European Skills Agenda.
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 2023: shortlist of cities published
Six cities have been shortlisted for the 2023 Access City Award competition.
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.