Latest labour mobility report shows more Europeans than ever are living and working abroad
According to the Commission's 2019 annual Report on intra-EU Labour Mobility, there were 17.6 million EU-28 ‘movers' in 2018, of which 12.9 million persons were of working age (20-64 years).
14 microfinance institutions awarded under the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision in 2019
14 microfinance institutions were awarded under the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision, a self-regulation instrument and quality label that promotes best practices within the sector.
Consultation meeting with social partners on the planned update of the Skills Agenda
A dedicated hearing of social partners took place on 17 January on the update of the Skills Agenda.
The amended law on personal income tax in Serbia and a critical evaluation of the Dutch Participation Act
Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on the amended law on personal income tax in Serbia and the critical evaluation of the Dutch Participation Act by the Netherlands Institute for Social Research
Commission encourages EU Member States to ratify the violence and harassment convention
The European Commission adopted a proposal for a Council Decision allowing Member States to take forward the process of ratifying at national level the Convention on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work.
Social inclusion: recent policy developments in Croatia, North Macedonia, Slovenia and Turkey
Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Croatia, North Macedonia, Slovenia and Turkey.
Commission presents first reflections on building a strong social Europe for just transitions
The Commission has presented a Communication on building a strong social Europe for just transitions.
December 2019 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 December 2019.
Updated MISSOC information on national social protection systems now available
Updated information (as of July 2019) on social protection systems in all EU Member States, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland – including brief descriptions of their organisation and information on the social protection of the self-employed – is now available in English, French and German on the MISSOC website.
New report examines results of The Europe Kids Want survey
In November, Eurochild and UNICEF released a report including findings from the ‘The Europe Kids Want’ survey, which asked children and young people for their views on the key issues that affect their lives in Europe. The report suggests that future employment, equality and the climate are important issues for the children of Europe.