Tag: social

Inspiring examples of alleviating poverty – thanks to EU funding

A compendium of more than 20 case studies provides insights into projects supported by the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), showing how the fund is a lifeline for people experiencing serious material deprivation and social isolation. Powered by WPeMatico

Recent social policy developments in Finland, Kosovo*, Luxembourg and Portugal

Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Finland, Kosovo*, Luxembourg and Portugal. Powered by WPeMatico

Commission mobilises the textile industry to upskill and reskill workforce

Today, the textile industry has launched a Pact for Skills Partnership, supported by the European Commission. A strong and timely signal for the textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries to boost the sector’s competitiveness. The initiative brings together industry associations, companies, trade unions, vocational education/training providers and regional authorities. Powered

Commission presents guide for a fair transition towards climate neutrality

Today the Commission has issued policy guidance for a fair and inclusive transition towards climate neutrality to complement the package on delivering the Green Deal presented in July. Powered by WPeMatico

Equality: All members of the new Disability Platform now known

On the 15th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, we are happy to announce that EU countries, civil society and the EU institutions have committed to work even more closely together to combat discrimination based on disability. This is our obligation under the UN

Commission launches new digital skills test for users to understand their level of digital skills

The European Commission launches the new digital skills self-assessment tool to help learners and professionals understand their level of digital skills based on the digital competence framework. Powered by WPeMatico

Commission takes action to improve lifelong learning and employability

Today, the Commission has taken an important step in helping Member States meet this target by presenting proposals for Council Recommendations on individual learning accounts and on micro-credentials. Powered by WPeMatico