Film meets social rights at Social Cinema Festival Castilla La Mancha
Social Cinema Festival Castilla La Mancha has teamed up with the European Commission to promote social rights. The festival hosted an online discussion on the role of film in raising awareness about social rights and on European social policy.
Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe 2020 published
The European Commission has published the 2020 edition of the report “Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe”. The report discusses how labour market has been impacted by the deepest recession that hit the EU since World War II.
Updated European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision enters into force on 1 January 2021
The transition period of the updated Code, published on 30 June 2020, will end on 31 December 2020. As of 1 January 2021, all new Code evaluations of microfinance institutions will be made based on the updated Code.
EU supports ILO Resolution on Maritime Labour Issues and COVID-19
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Governing Body adopted a Resolution concerning maritime labour issues and the COVID-19 pandemic on 8 December 2020, seeking to mitigate the worst effects of the pandemic on seafarers.
Commission welcomes political agreement on EGF for displaced workers
The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached between the European Parliament and EU Member States in the Council on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for displaced workers (EGF).
Covid-19 support measures: EU backing for micro-lending in Lithuania
With EU-backing, over 300 Lithuanian micro-enterprises are set to get access to finance through a guarantee deal between the European Investment Fund (EIF) and fintech company Faktoro.
EaSI programme engages organisations across Europe
The Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme supports organisations throughout the European Union and other European countries. The degree of participation differs from country to country and depending on the call for proposal.
Recent report outlines preventive policies in 11 EU Member States
Bertelsmann Stiftung (a Germany-based non-profit organisation) has published a report that reviews preventive policy schemes for children, young people and families in 12 countries across Europe.
EPIC publishes research note showcasing practices on anti-bullying
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a research note featuring the practices promoting anti-bullying that are listed on the EPIC practice repository.
November 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 November 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.