Young people develop their digital skills to prepare for the world of work
Reliance on digital technology at work can create barriers to entering the workplace, especially for young people lacking digital training. The Spanish project, Making Youth Fit for the Digital Age, supported by the European Social Fund (ESF) is the solution to this problem and provides training for 16–30-year-olds.
Cooperating globally on employment and social matters: 16th High-Level Meeting between Commission and ILO
On 4-5 July 2022, the International Labour Office (permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization, ILO) and the European Commission held their 16th High-Level Meeting in Brussels.
Employment and Social Developments in Europe 2022 report shows young people most affected by job losses to economic impact of COVID-19
The Commission has published the 2022 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review.
ETF Network for Excellence - GRETA: Greening Responses to Excellence through Thematic Actions
On Thursday 30 June 2022 the ETF hosted the second of six thematic webinars as part of its programme, ETF Network for Excellence (ENE) and GRETA - Greening Responses to Excellence Through Thematic Actions. The meeting, chaired by Susanne M. Nielsen, ETF’s expert leading GRETA, was a unique opportunity to profile some of the exciting developments taking place in Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) from across the ENE-GRETA network, and highlighted examples of curricula innovation and best practice.
Recent social policy developments in Croatia, Hungary, North Macedonia, Portugal, Serbia and Sweden
Seven new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Croatia, Hungary, North Macedonia, Portugal, Serbia and Sweden.
REACT-EU: €46.9 million for Belgium and Germany to support individuals fleeing Russia's aggression
Belgium and Germany will receive an additional €46.9 million under REACT-EU to support jobseekers, disadvantaged students, homeless people and others in need, including those are fleeing Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine.
Commission adopts €76.5 billion Partnership Agreement with Poland for 2021 – 2027
The Commission adopted today its Partnership Agreement with Poland, laying down the country's Cohesion Policy investment strategy worth €76.5 billion for the period 2021-2027. Cohesion Policy funds will promote economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Polish regions and help implementing key EU priorities such as the green and digital transition.
Europass turns two
The new Europass celebrates two years since its launch with a strong user base of close to 4 million Europass profiles as well as over 44 million visits to the website and still growing.
From EaSI Technical Assistance to InvestEU Advisory Hub: Closure of the EaSI MicPro application and the current Helpdesk
As of July 2022, the current EaSI Technical Assistance Programme officially transitions to Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance (SIFTA) managed by the EIB and funded by the European Union under the InvestEU Advisory Hub with a contribution from the EIB.
ESF+ project helps empowering young people in Czech Republic
The “Máš na to!” (‘You’re up to it!) project - funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) – provide a transnational mobility opportunities to vulnerable young people, many of whom had never been out of their own country before. Through a personalised support, the project aims at motivating and supporting the young people, improving their skills and accompanying them through a traineeship abroad.