Day: April 12, 2022

Employment and Social Developments in Europe Quarterly Review looks into factors behind the gender pay gap among young people

Today, the Commission publishes the latest edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review, with a specific thematic focus on the gender pay gap among young workers, on occasion of the 2022 European Year of Youth. Powered by WPeMatico

We call for immediate release of all Ukrainian mayors and local leaders

​​​​We call for immediate release of all Ukrainian mayors and local leaders who are protecting their communities from Russian army’s atrocities. Abductions and violences against them show that our democracy and core values are under attack. We must stand united in solidarity! Powered by WPeMatico

Local leaders ask for new resources and long-term instruments to assist refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine

A strong European initiative is needed to make fresh money and concrete means available to provide long-term support for regions and cities who are welcoming Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. The request came up during a debate between local leaders and representatives from the European Commission, at the meeting of

New European Bauhaus: Commission launches ‘NEB LAB’ with new projects and call for Friends

European Commission Press release Brussels, 07 Apr 2022 Today, the Commission is launching the NEB LAB: a ‘think and do’ tank to make the New European Bauhaus a reality through concrete and tangible projects. Powered by WPeMatico

EU local leaders fact-finding mission at Polish/Ukrainian border highlights urgent need to help regions and cities assist refugees fleeing war’s atrocities

Common rules and fast-tracked access are needed to maximize the impact of €17 billion EU support package on the ground: this is the message delivered by leaders of the six political groups in the European Committee of the Regions at an emergency meeting near Poland’s border with Ukraine on 6

​Conference on the Future of Europe: the EU won’t fill development gaps among territories without a clear strategy for islands

Local and regional leaders of European islands stressed the need of more particular consideration in the debates of the Conference on the Future of Europe (COFE) as well as the lack of a long-term strategy for EU islands to reduce regional disparities. Powered by WPeMatico