Tag: social

Pact for Skills: Launch of large-scale renewable energy skills partnership

Today, renewable energy trade associations and representatives of installers of clean technologies, with the support of the European Commission, have set up a large-scale skills partnership for the renewable energy industrial ecosystem. Powered by WPeMatico

Have your say until 25 May 2023: public consultation on EU Agencies: EUROFOUND, CEDEFOP, ETF and EU OSHA

The European Commission has launched a 12-week public consultation to evaluate the performance and impact of these four agencies working under the remit of Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. Powered by WPeMatico

€1.2 million from European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to support 300 dismissed workers in Spain

Today, the European Commission proposed to support 303 workers dismissed by aluminium producer Alu Ibérica in the region of Galicia in Spain with €1.2 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers (EGF). Powered by WPeMatico

Public Employment Services step up support to persons displaced from Ukraine: Latest developments

PES are one of the main actors to integrate displaced people from Ukraine in the labour market. To facilitate sharing of information and experience, the European Network of Public Employment Services launched a questionnaire to collect information from PES. Powered by WPeMatico

Commissioner Schmit to participate in the kick-off of the EU-OECD Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy

Over the next three years, the EU-OECD Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy (YEPA) will bring together young entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, policy makers and experts from the EU to discuss the policies and actions needed to support youth entrepreneurship in the EU and OECD countries. Powered by WPeMatico

2023 REGIOSTARS awards open to European Social Fund projects

The European Commission launched the 16th edition of REGIOSTARS awards competition that rewards the best projects financed under Cohesion Policy each year. Powered by WPeMatico

Slava Ukraini: One year of Ukrainian resistance

A year ago Russian forces began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Since the war began, the European Union has provided Ukraine with €67 billion in economic, humanitarian and military support. Read more about the EU assistance to Ukraine. Powered by WPeMatico

Have your say until 5 May 2023: public consultation on the European Disability Card

The European Commission has launched a 12-weeks public consultation to gather views on a European Disability Card. The questionnaire is available in all EU languages and in easy-to-read English. Powered by WPeMatico

A report on the transparency of social protection systems highlights progress and challenges

A new report of the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) highlights how countries have simplified and digitalised the access to social protection – but challenges remain, especially for vulnerable groups. Powered by WPeMatico