Category: Social

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

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. Powered by WPeMatico

Cohesion Policy steps up support to address the consequences of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine with ‘Flexible Assistance to Territories’

The European Commission took another important step to help Member States, regional and local authorities and partners to address the consequences of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine by adopting the ‘Flexible Assistance to Territories (FAST-CARE), a new comprehensive package that offers further support and further flexibility to Cohesion Policy funding. Powered

The EU’s ecological transition must be grounded on a strong social acceptability and leave no citizen, territory nor business behind

At the request of the Council of the European Union, the EU’s assembly of cities and regions has adopted an opinion on the environmental imperatives and social acceptability of the ecological transition. The European Committee of the Regions has greenlighted the proposals of the rapporteur Hanna Zdanowska (PL/EPP), Mayor of

Green Deal Going Local: cities and regions put forward economic and social measures to support citizens and businesses to overcome the energy crisis

Dedicated funding to deliver energy efficiency in buildings, green investments to be exempted from public deficit and permanent climate consultations with citizens amongst the proposed measures​ Following up on the Council adoption of its general approaches on key ‘Fit for 55’ files, the European Committee of the Regions adopted four

Automotive regions team up for a just and sustainable transition

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has launched the Automotive Regions Alliance – a political network of regions engaged for the successful transition of the European automotive and supply industry. The Alliance aims to bring in the regional perspective into the ongoing debates on decarbonisation of EU transport while

Commission adopts €2 billion Partnership Agreement with the Netherlands for 2021-2027

The European Commission adopted its Partnership Agreement with the Netherlands, laying down the country’s Cohesion Policy investment strategy worth €2 billion for the period 2021-2027. The funds aim, among others, at improving social inclusion and developing skills of people having difficulties integrating into the labour market. Powered by WPeMatico

ESF+ project in Poland building a new life for young offenders

The Postis Association, supported by the European Social Fund (ESF), helps those that have left penal institutions and remand centres to re-build their life outside these facilities. It focuses on finding work for young former prisoners to help young people find their feet and prepare them for their future. Powered