Category: Social

Polish project focuses on needs of Ukrainians today – and in the years to come

The Polish project ‘Chance – New Opportunities for Adults’, co-funded by the European Social Fund, has received additional funds thanks to the Cohesion’s Action for Refugees in Europe (CARE). The project aims at empowering displaced persons from Ukraine by helping them upskilling to better integrate into their host society. Powered

EU Cohesion Policy: €9 billion for Croatia’s economic, social, and territorial cohesion, green and digital transition in 2021-2027

European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 Aug 2022 Croatia will receive a total of €9 billion from Cohesion Policy in 2021-2027 in the framework of its Partnership Agreement with the Commission to promote the economic, social and territorial cohesion of its regions and its green and digital transitions. Powered by

ESF+ in Ireland helps acquiring new skills to change career

The Traineeship programme at Tallaght Training Centre in Dublin, co-financed by the European Social Fund’s (ESF), provides specific skills training and traineeships. Specific skills training helps those entering the job market for the first time, and people wishing to update or acquire new skills. Powered by WPeMatico

EU funding helps young Italian land his first job abroad

Fabio studied energy engineering (with a specialisation in renewable energy) at the Polytechnic University of Turin. When he finished his degree, Fabio was eager to put his newly acquired knowledge into practice, and was inspired by the experiences of his peers who had travelled abroad to study and work. Powered

ESF+ project in Ireland give a second chance to students

Youthreach centers in Ireland, co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF+), help young people who left school early to take their first successful steps toward employment. One of them was Pierce, 23 years, who is now on his way to start a legal career after leaving school early. Powered by

All ESF+ Programmes for Bulgaria adopted

Bulgaria is one of the first EU countries to adopt all its programmes under the European Social Found. Such programmes will invest in people and in a fair inclusive society. They will enhance employability, provide targeted support to young people, promote equal opportunities, while also delivering vital aid to Bulgaria’s

ESF+ funding to support work-life balance for parents and carers

The European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) is the main funding instrument to support the Member States for implementing the new EU-wide rules to improve work-life balance for parents and carers, which apply as of 2 August 2022 with the entry into force of the EU Work-Life Balance Directive. Powered by

Recent social policy developments in Estonia, Malta, Romania, Slovenia and Spain

Six new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Estonia, Malta, Romania, Slovenia and Spain. Powered by WPeMatico