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Commission adopts €2 billion Partnership Agreement with Finland for 2021-2027
The Commission has adopted its Partnership Agreement with Finland, laying down Finland's €2 billion cohesion policy investment strategy for the period 2021-2027. The funds will support Finland in promoting economic, social and territorial cohesion, with a focus on key EU priorities such as the green and digital transition.
ESF+ project in Sweden supports young unemployed people
The “Moves” project - funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) - supports disadvantaged young people between 18 and 30 years of age, including school leavers, the long-term unemployed, people with disabilities, and people experiencing mental health difficulties.
REACT-EU: €84.3 million to support economic and social recovery in Finland, Germany and Latvia
The European Commission granted to Finland, Germany and Latvia an additional €84.3 million in total under REACT-EU to support the post-pandemic recovery and the greening and digitalisation of their economy, as well as to support people in need, including people fleeing the war in Ukraine.
Coronavirus: €17.7 million from European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to support dismissed Air France workers
Today, the European Commission proposes to support 1,580 former workers of Air France, who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with €17.7 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers (EGF).
Creating pathways to employment for immigrants through language learning
Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), the ‘Bremen Integration Qualification’ (BIQ) project supports young immigrants and people fleeing the war in Ukraine to learn German by offering language lessons five days a week.
ESF+ project in Bulgaria support disadvantaged people an artistic innovative web platform
The Bulgarian project “TheSocialMarket.eu”, co-funded through the European Social Fund (ESF), was launched in 2020 as one of the initiatives of the Co-network of Social Enterprises. It aimed at helping social enterprises employing disadvantaged people to face these challenges.
New Pact for Skills partnership to bolster skills in the proximity and social economy sector
Today, with the support of the Commission, social economy organisations, impact investors, microfinance providers, ethical and cooperative banks, vocational education and training providers, as well as regions, set up a large-scale partnership for skills development in the Proximity and Social Economy industrial ecosystem.
European Pillar of Social Rights: now available in the “easy-to-read” format
The European Commission has published the easy-to-read version of the European Pillar for Social Rights and its Action Plan. Easy-to-read texts are designed to be understood by people with intellectual disabilities.
A new call for proposals to boost social innovation
The new call for proposals on “Social innovations for a fair green and digital transition” aims at funding 15 to 20 projects that develop and test integrated and inclusive social innovation approaches to promote a fair green and digital transition. Submission deadline is 2 August 2022.
Commission holds consultation with social partners on the forthcoming social dialogue communication
The consultation hearing offered an opportunity for EU level social partners to engage with the European Commission on the forthcoming initiative to promote social dialogue, and to discuss the proposals in view of the chapeau Communication on social dialogue.