Tag: social

A guide to help finding job opportunities in other EU countries

The short guide “European Labour mobility steps” explains in a simple way the steps to follow in order to explore job opportunities in other European Union countries and what your rights as EU citizen are. Powered by WPeMatico

Commission welcomes progress on implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights

The Commission welcomes the adoption of two Council Recommendations on early childhood education and care & on affordable high-quality long-term care, as part of the European Care Strategy at yesterday’s meeting of employment and social affairs ministers (EPSCO). Powered by WPeMatico

Equality Package: Commission proposes to strengthen equality bodies to fight discrimination

Today, the European Commission adopted two proposals to strengthen equality bodies, in particular their independence, resources and powers, so they can combat discrimination in Europe more effectively. Equality bodies are essential in assisting victims of discrimination and making sure that EU law on non-discrimination is implemented on the ground. Powered

Building global partnerships at the first Forum on Vocational Excellence

The 2022 Forum on Vocational Excellence has taken place on 15 and 16 November 2022 in San Sebastian (Spain). This first international meeting of partners involved in initiatives on Vocational excellence included panel discussions and parallel sessions on some of the most pressing issues going from smart specialisation to social

Skellefteå wins 2023 Access City Award for its outstanding efforts to become accessible to persons with disabilities

Today, the Swedish city of Skellefteå received the 2023 Access City Award in recognition of its long-term commitment and innovative approach to enhancing accessibility for persons with disabilities. Powered by WPeMatico

The first ever European Employment & Social Rights Forum attracted over 1200 participants

The European Employment and Social Rights Forum took place on 16-17 November in Brussels. This first edition of the event focused on how to achieve a fair and inclusive green transition for all. The Forum also celebrated the 5th anniversary of the European Pillar of Social Rights. Powered by WPeMatico

REACT-EU: Additional €1.5 billion for workers, employers and skills in Italy

Italy receives an extra €1.5 billion under REACT-EU to hire more young people and women, improve the skills of workers and jobseekers, and support Italy’s economic recovery. Powered by WPeMatico

European Pillar of Social Rights 5 years on: from principles to action for a strong social Europe

Five years after the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Gothenburg Summit in 2017, the Commission has put forward more than 130 initiatives to implement the Pillar and deliver a social Europe that is fair, inclusive and full of opportunities. Powered by WPeMatico