Day: February 6, 2018

Events – ITF 2018 Annual Summit on Transport Safety and Security – 23-25 May 2018, Leipzig, Germany

Since 2008, the Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF) brings together transport ministers from the ITF’s 59 member countries, and beyond, with business leaders, heads of international organisations, top researchers and sector representatives for discussion and networking. This year the Summit will focus on safety and security in

Events – 2018 Farnborough Airshow – 16-22 July 2018, Farnborough Airport, United Kingdom

Farnborough Air show is one of the world’s most important air shows the and a real ‘place to be’ for the aviation community. After the successful experience at Le Bourget 2017, RTD/transport and Clean Sky JU will participate with a joint stand gathering all the different EC services and actors

Events – 2018 ILA Berlin Airshow – 25-29 April 2018, Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, Schönefeld, Germany

This bi-ennial event is the aerospace world’s gathering in the heart of Europe. It brings together the most important decision-makers from government, military, industry, science and research. In so doing, ILA Berlin creates significant synergies for exhibitors. This represents the right frame to present the significant results achieved thanks to

Recent social policy developments in Finland

Two new flash reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and cover recent social policy developments in Finland: new forms of unemployment protection for the self-employed and the problems that the Finnish government’s social and healthcare reform is facing. Powered by WPeMatico

Social Agenda 50 – The new social dimension

The latest edition of our Social Agenda magazine explains how the European Pillar of Social Rights, proclaimed by EU leaders last November, sets the stage for a more united and democratic EU and is strengthening the social dimension of EU economic governance. Powered by WPeMatico

Latest update of MISSOC information (as of July 2017) on national social protection systems now available

Updated information on social protection systems in all EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland – including brief descriptions of their organisation and information on the social protection for the self-employed – is now available in English, French and German on the MISSOC website. Powered by WPeMatico

Boost of €100 million for microfinance and social enterprises in Europe

The EU’s financing programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) will receive an additional €100 million for its Guarantee scheme from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Investment Plan for Europe. Powered by WPeMatico

FEAD’s case study catalogue launched

The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) has launched its case study catalogue which provides a snapshot of the projects and initiatives that were funded across the EU throughout 2017. Powered by WPeMatico

Towards standard CO2 accounting for sustainable forest management

The European Parliament promoted action on climate change mitigation by inviting experts from across Europe to discuss the challenges and opportunities of sustainable forest management with Members of the European Parliament. The meeting was hosted by representatives from the Spanish region of Murcia, which is carrying out a LIFE project