1. Commission européenne - communiqués de presse - formation, emploi, territoires Ensemble des derniers communiqués de la Commission européenne relatifs aux <strong>domaines formation-éducation, emploi-affaires sociales et politique régionale</strong>. Pour tous autres domaines politiques consulter la liste des "flux disponibles pour la base de données des communiqués de presse" de la Commission européenne sur le site <a target="_blank" href="http://europa.eu/rapid/rss.htm?locale=FR">Europa</a>. PMB Version v5.19 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:05:32 +0200 10000 http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_fr.gif Peer review on 'Homelessness from a child's perspective', Brussels (Belgium), 27-28 June 2018 Tue, 26 Jun 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9103&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The peer review in Belgium will seek to highlight the key elements of an effective child homelessness strategy to ensure the well-being and rights of children currently without a home. Politique de cohésion après 2020: la Commission aide les régions d'Europe à devenir plus innovantes Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:15:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4184_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 19 juin 2018 Aujourd'hui, la Commission renouvelle l'initiative «Échelle de progression vers l'excellence», pour continuer à apporter un soutien et une expertise sur mesure aux régions qui accusent un retard en matière d'innovation. Cohesion Policy beyond 2020: Commission helps Europe's regions become more innovative Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:15:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4184_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2018 Today the Commission is renewing the initiative 'Stairway to Excellence', to continue to provide tailored support and expertise to regions lagging behind in terms of innovation. Dual quality of food: European Commission releases common testing methodology Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4122_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 June 2018 The European Commission has just released a new common methodology for comparing the quality of food products across the EU. The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission's Science and Knowledge service, has developed a common methodology to allow national consumer... Double niveau de qualité des denrées alimentaires: la Commission européenne présente la méthodologie d'essai commune Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4122_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 14 juin 2018 La Commission européenne vient de présenter une nouvelle méthodologie commune pour comparer la qualité des produits alimentaires à travers l'UE. Le Centre commun de recherche (JRC), qui est le service de la Commission européenne pour la science et le... 300 participants joined the European Validation Festival Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9130&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10188" width="78" align="left">More than 300 people from employment, education and training, civil society organisations, and social partners joined the first day of the European Validation Festival - Unlocking talents in Europe, on 14 June in Brussels. Budget de l'Union: la Commission propose 1,26 milliard d'euros pour renforcer le corps européen de solidarité Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4035_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 11 juin 2018 Pour le prochain budget à long terme 2021-2027, la Commission propose un nouveau programme pour le corps européen de solidarité au-delà de 2020, avec 1,26 milliard d'euros pour élargir ses offres de placement. Budget de l'Union: la Commission propose 1,26 milliard d'euros pour renforcer le corps européen de solidarité Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4035_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 11 juin 2018 Pour le prochain budget à long terme 2021-2027, la Commission propose un nouveau programme pour le corps européen de solidarité au-delà de 2020, avec 1,26 milliard d'euros pour élargir ses offres de placement. EU budget: Commission proposes EUR1.26 billion to reinforce the European Solidarity Corps Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4035_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 June 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new programme for the European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020, with EUR1.26 billion to broaden the opportunities it offers. EU budget: Commission proposes EUR1.26 billion to reinforce the European Solidarity Corps Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4035_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 June 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new programme for the European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020, with EUR1.26 billion to broaden the opportunities it offers. Le corps européen de solidarité au-delà de 2020: Questions et réponses Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:02:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-4032_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 11 juin 2018 La Commission européenne a adopté un projet de budget pour le corps européen de solidarité pour la période budgétaire 2021-2027 de l'Union. IP/18/4035 Quel est l'objectif du corps européen de solidarité? La solidarité est une valeur commune de l'Union européenne,... The European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020: Questions and Answers Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:02:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-4032_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 June 2018 The European Commission has adopted a budget proposal for the European Solidarity Corps for the 2021-2027 EU budget period. IP/18/4035 What is the objective of the European Solidarity Corps? Solidarity is a shared value within the European Union between its... The European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020: Questions and Answers Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:02:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-4032_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 June 2018 The European Commission has adopted a budget proposal for the European Solidarity Corps for the 2021-2027 EU budget period. IP/18/4035 What is the objective of the European Solidarity Corps? Solidarity is a shared value within the European Union between its... Le corps européen de solidarité au-delà de 2020: Questions et réponses Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:02:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-4032_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 11 juin 2018 La Commission européenne a adopté un projet de budget pour le corps européen de solidarité pour la période budgétaire 2021-2027 de l'Union. IP/18/4035 Quel est l'objectif du corps européen de solidarité? La solidarité est une valeur commune de l'Union européenne,... DiscoverEU: 15,000 travel passes up for grabs to explore the EU this summer Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4088_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 June 2018 Applicants must be 18 years old on 1 July 2018, EU citizens and prepared to travel this summer. As of tomorrow (12:00 CEST) until 26 June, (12:00 CEST) young people can apply for a ticket giving them the opportunity to discover... DiscoverEU: 18 year olds can tomorrow apply for 15,000 travel passes to explore the EU this summer Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-4089_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 June 2018 As of tomorrow until 12 June, EU citizens aged 18 can apply for tickets to travel to up to four European countries under the DiscoverEU initiative. DiscoverEU is a new EU initiative based on a proposal from the European Parliament. DiscoverEU: 15 000 titres de transport à gagner pour partir à la découverte de l'UE cet été Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-4088_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 11 juin 2018 Les candidats doivent être âgés de 18 ans au 1 er juillet 2018, être des citoyens de l'UE et être prêts à voyager cet été. Dès demain (12h00 HAEC) et jusqu'au 26 juin (12h00 HAEC), les jeunes peuvent poser... La solidarité à l'oeuvre dans l'Union européenne: la Commission apporte une aide financière à la Bulgarie, la Grèce, la Lituanie et la Pologne à la suite de catastrophes naturelles Thu, 31 May 2018 12:29:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3832_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 31 mai 2018 La Commission propose aujourd'hui d'accorder 34 millions EUR provenant du Fonds de solidarité de l'UE (FSUE) à quatre États membres de l'Union qui ont été touchés par des catastrophes naturelles en 2017, à savoir la Bulgarie, la Grèce, la Lituanie et la... EU solidarity at work: Commission offers financial aid to Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria following natural disasters Thu, 31 May 2018 12:29:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3832_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2018 Today the Commission is proposing EUR34 million from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) for four Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017 Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria. Speech by Commissioner Thyssen presenting the European Social Fund Plus and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund under the next long-term EU budget Wed, 30 May 2018 15:38:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-3993_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 30 May 2018 [Check against delivery]   Ladies and gentlemen, Throughout the preparations of the next EU budget, I have always argued that we need to invest in people. Budget de l'Union: un nouveau Fonds social, un nouveau Fonds d'ajustement à la mondialisation et un nouveau Fonds pour la justice, les droits et les valeurs Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3923_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2018 Pour le prochain budget à long terme de l'UE, la Commission propose de renforcer encore la dimension sociale de l'Union grâce à un nouveau Fonds social européen, au «Fonds social européen plus» (FSE+) et à un Fonds européen d'ajustement... Budget de l'Union: Renforcer les secteurs européens de la culture et de la création Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3950_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2018 Dans le cadre du prochain budget à long terme de l'Union européenne couvrant la période 2021-2027, la Commission propose de porter à 1,85 milliards d'euros le financement du programme «Europe créative», qui soutient les secteurs européens de la culture et de... Budget de l'Union: un nouveau Fonds social, un nouveau Fonds d'ajustement à la mondialisation et un nouveau Fonds pour la justice, les droits et les valeurs Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3923_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2018 Pour le prochain budget à long terme de l'UE, la Commission propose de renforcer encore la dimension sociale de l'Union grâce à un nouveau Fonds social européen, au «Fonds social européen plus» (FSE+) et à un Fonds européen d'ajustement... EU budget: Reinforcing Europe's cultural and creative sectors Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3950_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase funding for Creative Europe, the programme supporting European cultural and creative sectors and audiovisual works, to EUR1.85 billion. EU budget: A new Social Fund, Globalisation Adjustment Fund and Justice, Rights and Values Fund Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3923_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2018 For the next long-term EU budget, the Commission proposes to further strengthen the Union's social dimension with a renewed European Social Fund, the 'European Social Fund Plus' (ESF+), and a strengthened and more effective European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). EU budget: A new Social Fund, Globalisation Adjustment Fund and Justice, Rights and Values Fund Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3923_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2018 For the next long-term EU budget, the Commission proposes to further strengthen the Union's social dimension with a renewed European Social Fund, the 'European Social Fund Plus' (ESF+), and a strengthened and more effective European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). Budget de l'UE: La Commission propose de doubler le financement du programme Erasmus Wed, 30 May 2018 13:02:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3948_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2018 Dans le cadre du prochain budget à long terme de l'UE pour la période 2021-2027, la Commission européenne propose de doubler le financement du programme Erasmus pour le faire passer à 30 milliards d'euros. EU budget: Commission proposes to double funding for Erasmus programme Wed, 30 May 2018 13:02:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3948_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to double funding for Erasmus to EUR30 billion. The Erasmus programme already enables millions of young Europeans to study, train or learn abroad while broadening their experience and awareness... Questions et réponses sur le nouveau Fonds social et le Fonds européen d'ajustement à la mondialisation pour la période 2021-2027 Wed, 30 May 2018 13:01:37 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3922_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2018 Le Fonds social européen plus (FSE+) IP/18/3923 Quelles sont les nouveautés apportées par le règlement FSE+? Au cours des 60 dernières années, le Fonds social européen a été le principal instrument financier de l'UE pour investir dans le capital humain, aider... Questions and Answers on the new Social Fund and Globalisation Adjustment Fund for the period 2021-2027 Wed, 30 May 2018 13:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3922_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 May 2018 The European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) IP/18/3923 What is new about the ESF+ Regulation? Over the past 60 years, the European Social Fund has been the EU's main financial instrument to invest in people, helping them to get better jobs and... EU budget: a new Social Fund and Globalisation Adjustment Fund Tue, 29 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9114&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10155" width="78" align="left">For the next long-term EU budget, the Commission proposes to further strengthen the Union's social dimension with a renewed European Social Fund, the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+), and a strengthened and more effective European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). La politique régionale et la politique de cohésion au-delà de 2020: questions et réponses Tue, 29 May 2018 15:38:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3866_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Strasbourg, le 29 mai 2018 La politique régionale et la politique de cohésion au-delà de 2020: questions et réponses Voir IP/18/3885 Une politique de cohésion modernisée pour toutes les régions La Commission propose de moderniser la politique de cohésion. Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020: Questions and Answers Tue, 29 May 2018 15:38:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3866_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020: Questions and Answers See IP/18/3885 A modernised Cohesion Policy, for all regions The Commission is proposing to modernise Cohesion Policy. Budget de l'UE: développement régional et politique de cohésion après 2020 Tue, 29 May 2018 15:37:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3885_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Strasbourg, le 29 mai 2018 Pour le prochain budget à long terme de l'UE, couvrant la période 2021-2027, la Commission propose de moderniser la politique de cohésion, qui est la principale politique d'investissement de l'UE et l'une des expressions les plus concrètes de son... EU budget: Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020 Tue, 29 May 2018 15:37:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3885_en.htm European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission proposes to modernise Cohesion Policy, the EU's main investment policy and one of its most concrete expressions of solidarity. Année européenne du patrimoine culturel: enveloppe de 5 millions d'euros pour 29 projets de coopération Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3901_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse 5 millions5 millions29 projets29 projets Bruxelles, le 23 mai 2018 Le programme «Europe créative» apportera son soutien à 29 projets de coopération auxquels s'associent des organisations de plusieurs États membres et qui sont liés à l'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel. European Year of Cultural Heritage: 29 projects receive EUR5 million Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3901_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 23 May 2018 Today, the European Commission announced the 29 cultural projects selected for funding following a dedicated call for proposals launched on the occasion of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. Cohesion policy beyond 2020: new Commission initiative helps Member States and regions improve the management of EU funds Thu, 24 May 2018 10:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3833_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The Commission has selected five national and regional authorities in Greece, Poland, Spain, Croatia and Bulgaria to participate in a new pilot action on good governance and administrative capacity-building. Politique de cohésion après 2020: une nouvelle initiative de la Commission aide les États membres et les régions à améliorer la gestion des fonds de l'UE Thu, 24 May 2018 10:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3833_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 mai 2018 La Commission a sélectionné cinq autorités nationales et régionales en Grèce, Pologne, Espagne, Croatie et Bulgarie pour participer à une nouvelle action pilote sur la bonne gouvernance et le renforcement des capacités administratives. Speakings by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2018 Country-Specific Recommendations under the European Semester Wed, 23 May 2018 13:23:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-3904_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 May 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, With the economy growing at its fastest pace in a decade, we now have an opportunity to look ahead. And focus on building a basis for sustainable, inclusive and long-term growth. European Semester 2018 Spring Package: Commission issues recommendations for Member States to achieve sustainable, inclusive and long-term growth Tue, 22 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9110&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10148" width="78" align="left">The European Commission presents today the 2018 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic policy guidance for Member States for the next 12 to 18 months. Construire une Europe plus forte: de nouvelles initiatives visant à renforcer le rôle des politiques en faveur de la jeunesse, de l'éducation et de la culture Tue, 22 May 2018 13:13:26 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3704_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 22 mai 2018 La Commission fait progresser les travaux visant à mettre en place un espace européen de l'éducation d'ici à 2025, à renforcer la dimension culturelle de l'Union européenne et à soutenir la participation des jeunes grâce à un nouveau train... Building a stronger Europe: new initiatives to further boost role of youth, education and culture policies Tue, 22 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3704_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2018 The Commission is advancing work to build a European Education Area by 2025, reinforce the cultural dimension of the European Union and bolster youth participation, with a new set of measures, including a new Youth Strategy and a new Agenda for... Building a stronger Europe: new initiatives to further boost role of youth, education and culture policies Tue, 22 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3705_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 May 2018 The initiatives adopted by the Commission today will advance work towards building a European Education Area by 2025, set out how to better harness the potential of culture in driving economic and social development and boost young people's participation and resilience. Peer Review: Way to work strengthening the links between active labour market policy measures and social support services Thu, 17 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9109&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The peer review will be hosted by the Lithuanian Ministry of Social Security and Labour on 11-12 June and focus on how to link active labour market policy measures and social support services through better cooperation. Youth Guarantee: latest data shows progress but more work is needed Thu, 17 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9108&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10144" width="78" align="left">The Youth Guarantee, supported by the Youth Employment Initiative, has helped make a dent in youth unemployment and inactivity. EU and Thailand launch Labour Dialogue Wed, 16 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9097&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10120" width="78" align="left">The EU and Thailand launched a bilateral Labour Dialogue with the objective to promote decent work through closer cooperation, exchange of best practices and mutual learning. 10th FEAD Network Meeting: FEAD's contribution to the delivery of the European Pillar of Social Rights Wed, 16 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9106&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10142" width="78" align="left">The tenth FEAD Network meeting took place on 24-25 April in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmo, Sweden. The event focused on 'FEAD's contribution to the delivery of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR)' principles. Latest news on the Blueprint projects Tue, 15 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9105&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10141" width="78" align="left">Four Blueprint projects shared the latest news on their activities and efforts to match skills to sector's needs. First results of Poland's Family 500+ programme released Tue, 15 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9104&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10139" width="78" align="left">In April 2016, the Polish government launched the programme "Family 500+" (Rodzina 500+) to boost birth-rates and reduce child poverty by improving living conditions of large families. The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) presents some early indicators of the programme's progress and impact. La Commission européenne et la BEI explicitent le traitement statistique des contrats de performance énergétique Mon, 14 May 2018 10:14:27 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3707_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 8 mai 2018 Eurostat, l'Office statistique de la Commission européenne, et la Banque européenne d'investissement (BEI) publient aujourd'hui un nouveau guide pratique sur le traitement statistique des contrats de performance énergétique. Commission evaluation confirms the importance of European Works Councils Sun, 13 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9102&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10130" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has published today an evaluation of the recast European Works Council Directive. European Commission and EIB further clarify statistical treatment of Energy Performance Contracts Tue, 08 May 2018 12:22:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3707_en.htm - Press release European Commission Brussels, 8 May 2018 Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are launching a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts today. EPIC publishes policy memo on using EU funding sources to tackle child poverty Mon, 07 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9100&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10125" width="78" align="left">The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a policy memo on the use of EU funding mechanisms to tackle child poverty and social exclusion in the EU. This memo is the first in a series of short policy memos aimed at policymakers, researchers and practitioners and focusing on topics relevant to child welfare. Integration of long-term unemployed into the labour market have your say! Sun, 06 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9099&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10123" width="78" align="left">The Commission seeks your opinion on the measures proposed for tackling long-term unemployment. Call for applications Expert group on the impact of the digital transformation on EU labour markets Thu, 03 May 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9098&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10122" width="78" align="left">The Commission is setting up a high-level expert group (HLG) on the impact of the digital transformation on EU labour markets, in the context of its broader activities on the future of work. Foire aux questions: nouvelles règles de droit des sociétés Thu, 03 May 2018 09:18:44 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3509_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 25 avril 2018 La Commission européenne propose aujourd'hui de nouvelles règles de droit des sociétés pour faciliter les fusions, scissions ou déménagements d'entreprises au sein du marché unique. Les retraites dans l'UE: un rapport constate que les États membres ont accompli des efforts pour garantir des pensions de retraite adéquates, mais qu'il reste du chemin à parcourir Mon, 30 Apr 2018 16:28:23 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3507_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 avril 2018 Le rapport 2018 sur l'adéquation des retraites, publié aujourd'hui, analyse la façon dont les pensions actuelles et futures contribueront à prévenir la pauvreté des personnes âgées et à maintenir le revenu des hommes et des femmes pendant toute la... Statement by Commissioner Thyssen ahead of International Workers' Day Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-3571_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 30 April 2018 "Every year on 1 May, people all over the world celebrate International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day. What began as a yearly strike movement has developed into a public holiday celebrating social achievements for workers. Pensions in the EU: report recognises efforts of Member States to ensure adequate pensions, but more needs to be done Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3507_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 April 2018 The 2018 Pensions Adequacy Report, published today, analyses how current and future pensions help prevent old-age poverty and maintain the income of men and women for the duration of their retirement. Déclaration de la commissaire Thyssen à la veille de la journée internationale des travailleurs Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-3571_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 30 avril 2018 «Chaque année, le 1er mai, les citoyens du monde entier célèbrent la journée internationale des travailleurs, également appelée "fête du travail". Ce qui était au départ une journée annuelle de grève est aujourd'hui un jour férié où l'on célèbre... Report recognises efforts to ensure adequate pensions in the EU, but more needs to be done Sun, 29 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9096&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10111" width="78" align="left">The 2018 Pensions Adequacy Report analyses how current and future pensions help prevent old-age poverty and maintain the income of men and women for the duration of their retirement. It underlines that Member States pay more and more attention to sustainable, adequate pensions in their reforms, but further measures will be needed in the future. Statement by Commissioner Thyssen ahead of International Workers' Day Sun, 29 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9095&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10109" width="78" align="left">On the occasion of the International Workers' Day, Marianne Thyssen. European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility said: Social Agenda 51 - Fair mobility and social fairness Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9093&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10107" width="78" align="left">The April issue of our Social Agenda magazine focuses on the notion of fairness: fair cross-border mobility, with the creation of a European Labour Authority; and social fairness with a Recommendation on access to social protection for the almost 40% of people employed in the EU who are either in an "atypical" employment situation or self-employed. Peer review on 'Work-capacity assessment and employment of persons with disabilities', Riga, Latvia, 26-27 April 2018 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9041&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The peer review will be hosted by the Latvian Ministry of Welfare and discuss approaches for assessing and establishing work-capacity or disability, measures to improve labour market integration of persons with disabilities and the role of labour market institutions and other actors. Droit des sociétés: la Commission propose de nouvelles règles pour aider les entreprises à traverser les frontières et à trouver des solutions en ligne Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:35:59 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3508_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 25 avril 2018 La Commission européenne propose aujourd'hui de nouvelles règles relatives au droit des sociétés pour faciliter la fusion, la scission ou le déplacement des entreprises au sein du marché unique. Frequently Asked Questions: New Company Law Rules Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:43:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3509_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is proposing new company law rules to make it easier for companies to merge, divide or move within the Single Market. IP/18/3508 What are the company law rules about? The European Commission is proposing new company law... Company Law: Commission proposes new rules to help companies move across borders and find online solutions Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:43:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3508_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is proposing new company law rules to make it easier for companies to merge, divide or move within the Single Market. The new rules will also ensure that employees' rights are well protected and tax abuse is... Substances dangereuses: l'Agence européenne pour la sécurité et la santé au travail lance une campagne de sensibilisation à l'échelle européenne Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:09:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3444_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 avril 2018 L'Agence européenne pour la sécurité et la santé au travail (EU-OSHA) a lancé sa campagne paneuropéenne en faveur de «Lieux de travail sains», consacrée pour 2018-2019 au thème «Maîtriser l'usage des substances dangereuses». Dangerous substances: EU Agency for Safety and Health at Work launches Europe-wide awareness-raising campaign Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:09:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3444_en.htm European Commission - Press release Dangerous substances: Dangerous substances: Brussels, 24 April 2018 The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its 2018-19 EU-wide campaign, Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances. Updated country profiles released on EPIC Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9091&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10102" width="78" align="left">The latest country profiles available on the European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) provide an up to-date overview of current policies for children and their families in all EU countries. Dangerous substances: EU Agency for Safety and Health at Work launches Europe-wide awareness-raising campaign Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9092&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10104" width="78" align="left">The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its 2018-19 EU-wide campaign, Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances. Façonner la mondialisation: la Commission mobilise 9,8 millions d'euros pour aider d'anciens travailleurs d'Air France à trouver un nouvel emploi Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:08:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3461_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 23 avril 2018 Répondant à une demande de la France, la Commission européenne mobilise aujourd'hui 9,8 millions d'euros provenant du Fonds européen d'ajustement à la mondialisation (FEM) pour aider des travailleurs licenciés par Air France, la compagnie aérienne française, à trouver un... Shaping globalisation: Commission mobilises EUR9.8 million to help former workers of Air France find new jobs Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:08:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3461_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 Following a call from France, the European Commission is today mobilising EUR9.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help former workers of Air France, the French airline company, find new jobs. Eurobaromètre spécial: à quel point la vie est-elle juste dans l'UE, selon les Européens? Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3427_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 23 avril 2018 D'après une nouvelle enquête, la plupart des Européens pensent que la vie est juste en général, mais ils sont préoccupés par la justice, les décisions politiques et les inégalités de revenus. Special Eurobarometer: How fair do Europeans think life in the EU is? Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3427_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 April 2018 New poll shows most Europeans think life is generally fair, but have concerns over justice, political decisions and income inequality. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made fairness in the EU the cornerstone of his political priorities. Commission proposes EUR9.8 million from Globalisation Fund to help former workers of Air France Sun, 22 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9089&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10101" width="78" align="left">Following a call from France, the European Commission is today mobilising EUR9.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help former workers of Air France, the French airline company, find new jobs. Peer review on 'The rise of self-employed (without employees) and precarious work causes, challenges and policy options', The Hague, The Netherlands, 19-20 April 2018 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9040&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The peer review will explore the different possible causes of the rise of precarious work, the different forms in which it manifests itself in European countries, and the societal and political debates that it creates. Intégration des migrants: la Commission et l'OCDE publient une check-list pour aider les autorités locales, régionales et nationales Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:04:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3321_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 18 avril 2018 La Commission et l'OCDE publient ce jour un rapport qui recense les principaux obstacles à l'intégration des migrants et apporte une réponse au moyen de recommandations stratégiques concrètes. Integration of migrants: Commission and OECD publish check list to support local, regional and national authorities Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:04:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-3321_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 April 2018 Today the European Commission and OECD are publishing a report that identifies the main challenges to the integration of migrants and sets out concrete policy recommendations in response. 13 mars: Lancement du centre de connaissances sur la fraude alimentaire et la qualité des denrées alimentaires Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:24:07 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-18-1748_fr.htm Commission européenne - Événements à venir 13 mars13 mars La nouvelle: Le 13 mars, la Commission européenne lancera un centre de connaissances sur la fraude alimentaire et la qualité des denrées alimentaires afin de répondre aux inquiétudes des consommateurs au sujet de la qualité et de l'authenticité des aliments que nous mangeons. Pour une meilleure mise en valeur des compétences et des certifications à travers l'UE: déclaration de la commissaire Thyssen à la suite de l'adoption du cadre Europass révisé Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:40:41 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-3201_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 12 avril 2018 Aujourd'hui, les États membres de l'UE ont adopté la proposition de la Commission portant révision du cadre Europass. Cette révision, qui vise à simplifier et à moderniser l'Europass-CV et d'autres outils en matière de compétences afin qu'ils puissent être utilisés à... Making skills and qualifications more visible across the EU: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen following the adoption of the revised Europass framework Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:49:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-3201_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 April 2018 Today, EU Member States adopted the Commission's proposal to revise the Europass framework. The revision, which aims at simplifying and modernising the Europass CV and other skills tools for the digital age, will enable people across the EU to make their skills... Making skills and qualifications more visible across the EU: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen following the adoption of the revised Europass framework Wed, 11 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9087&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10092" width="78" align="left">Today, EU Member States adopted the Commission's proposal to revise the Europass framework. The revision, which aims at simplifying and modernising the Europass CV and other skills tools for the digital age, will enable people across the EU to make their skills and qualifications more visible, and will help policy makers to anticipate labour market needs and trends. With today's agreement, the Commission has now delivered on all ten actions announced under the Skills Agenda for Europe, launched in June 2016. #MySocialRights photo competition - How do you perceive social rights in Europe? Wed, 11 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9086&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10091" width="78" align="left">Young people living in the EU are invited to submit up to three photos describing what #SocialRights mean to them and get the chance to attend the European Youth Event and win two interrail tickets. Labour costs in the EU-Hourly labour costs ranged from EUR4.9 to EUR42.5 across the EU Member States in 2017-Lowest in Bulgaria and Romania, highest in Denmark and Belgium Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STAT-18-3003_en.htm European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 9 April 2018 In 2017, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be EUR26.8 in the European Union (EU) and EUR30.3 in the euro area. Coûts de la main-d'oeuvre dans l'UE-Les coûts horaires de la main-d'oeuvre compris en 2017 entre 4,9EUR et 42,5 EUR selon les États membres-Les plus faibles en Bulgarie et en Roumanie, les plus élevés au Danemark et en Belgique Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STAT-18-3003_fr.htm Commission européenne - EUROSTAT Bruxelles, le 9 avril 2018 En 2017, les coûts horaires de la main-d'oeuvre dans l'ensemble de l'économie (hors agriculture et administration publique) ont été estimés en moyenne à 26,8EUR dans l'Union européenne (UE) et à 30,3EUR dans la zone euro. Do you speak 'omni-channelling'? Sun, 08 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9066&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10043" width="78" align="left">The concept of 'omni-channel management' is gaining popularity in the private sector and increasingly in the public sector, as well as a small number of public employment services (PES). La Commission prend de nouvelles mesures pour mieux protéger les travailleurs contre les agents chimiques cancérigènes* Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2662_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 5 avril 2018 Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne franchit une nouvelle étape importante dans son action en vue de protéger les travailleurs dans l'Union européenne contre le cancer lié au lieu du travail et d'autres problèmes de santé. Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-2661_en.htm European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 5 April 2018 How are workers currently protected against cancer-causing chemicals under EU legislation? How are workers currently protected against cancer-causing chemicals under EU legislation? The EU principles of worker protection from carcinogens are laid out in the over-arching Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)... Commission takes further action to better protect workers against cancer-causing chemicals* Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2662_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is taking another important step to protect workers in the European Union from workplace-related cancer as well as other health problems. La Commission poursuit son action en faveur de la protection des travailleurs contre les agents chimiques cancérigènes: FAQ sur la 3e révision de la directive sur les agents cancérigènes ou mutagènes Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-2661_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information 3e révision de la directive sur les agents cancérigènes ou mutagènes Bruxelles, le 5 avril 2018 Comment la législation de l'Union protège-t-elle actuellement les travailleurs contre les agents chimiques cancérigènes? Comment la législation de l'Union protège-t-elle actuellement les travailleurs contre les agents chimiques cancérigènes? Dans... Commission takes action to better protect workers against cancer-causing chemicals Wed, 04 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9076&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10083" width="78" align="left">The Commission proposes to limit workers' exposure to five cancer-causing chemicals, in addition to the 21 substances that have already been limited or proposed to be limited since the beginning of this mandate. Estimates show that today's proposal would improve working conditions for over 1,000,000 EU workers and prevent over 22,000 cases of work-related illness. New reports on the role of social services and education in fostering the integration of migrant children Wed, 04 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9085&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10086" width="78" align="left">Recent reports show that more inclusive solutions are required to foster the integration of migrant children in Europe. Youth Guarantee: outreach to young people is still a challenge Mon, 02 Apr 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9080&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10079" width="78" align="left">Even though youth unemployment figures in the EU are improving in a context of economic recovery, outreach is still a challenge in many Member States. More efforts are needed to engage with those farthest away from the labour market. Peer review on 'In-work progression approaches and challenges', Manchester, UK, 26-27 March 2018 Sun, 25 Mar 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9039&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The peer review will be hosted by the UK Department for Work and Pensions and attended by government representatives and independent expert from seven other European countries, as well as representatives from international organisations. EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals gets an upgrade! Sun, 25 Mar 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9077&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10074" width="78" align="left">The EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals was upgraded on 23 March 2018. Czech Republic introduces new paternity leave entitlement Sun, 25 Mar 2018 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9075&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10071" width="78" align="left">As of February 2018, the new paternity leave entitlement for fathers has come into effect in the Czech Republic. The new seven-day entitlement, which allows fathers to claim up to 70% of their salary, is intended to encourage father's early involvement in caring for young children. Questions et réponses sur l'Autorité européenne du travail Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:56:45 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-1622_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Strasbourg, le 13 mars 2018 Au titre du train de mesures en faveur de l'équité sociale, la Commission européenne a adopté une proposition de règlement établissant une Autorité européenne du travail. Voir également le communiqué de presse ici. La Commission propose une aide de 4,6 millions d'euros du Fonds européen d'ajustement à la mondialisation en faveur de travailleurs ayant perdu leur emploi au sein de l'entreprise Caterpillar, en Belgique Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:30:55 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2182_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 23 mars 2018 La Commission européenne a proposé aujourd'hui d'octroyer un montant de 4,6 millions d'euros à la Belgique au titre du Fonds européen d'ajustement à la mondialisation (FEM). Commission proposes EUR4.6 million from Globalisation Adjustment Fund for former Caterpillar workers in Belgium Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:04:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2182_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 March 2018 Today, the European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with EUR4.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund. This money should serve to help nearly 2,300 former workers of Caterpillar Solar Gosselies and of several Caterpillar suppliers find new jobs. Commission proposes EUR4.6 million from Globalisation Adjustment Fund for former Caterpillar workers in Belgium Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9073&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10068" width="78" align="left">Today, the European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with EUR4.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund. This money should help nearly 2,300 former workers of Caterpillar Solar Gosselies and of several Caterpillar suppliers find new jobs. FEAD: the role of volunteers in FEAD delivery - 9th FEAD network event Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9074&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10070" width="78" align="left">The FEAD Network kicked off its first meeting of 2018 on 1 March. This event featured a range of discussions, workshops and case studies on the role of volunteers in FEAD projects. 84 delegates from 21 Member States attended the event in Brussels, representing a range of stakeholders, including Managing Authorities, partner organisations and European Commission representatives. Joint Statement following the Tripartite Social Summit Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:13:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-2201_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 March 2018 This Spring Social Summit theme was "Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights". Three sub-themes fed into this discussion: Reinforcing innovation, job creation and social fairness in the Multiannual Financial Framework; New forms of work: challenges and opportunities for employment and... Commission showcases how science and innovation can benefit European cultural heritage Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2061_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 20 March 2018 In the context of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the Commission is today organising a High-Level Horizon 2020 Conference on Innovation and Cultural Heritage to present some of the most promising innovations to preserve and treasure Europe's cultural heritage... La Commission met en valeur le rôle des sciences et de l'innovation au bénéfice du patrimoine culturel européen. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2061_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 20 mars 2018 Dans le contexte de 2018, Année européenne du patrimoine culturel, la Commission organise aujourd'hui une conférence à haut niveau sur le thème «Innovation et patrimoine culturel» dans le cadre du programme Horizon 2020, pour présenter quelques-unes des innovations les... New studies explore how digital technologies affect children Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9072&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10059" width="78" align="left">With under 18 year olds making up nearly a third of all internet users around the world, childhood is increasingly affected by digital technology. Two new reports have been published which explore the opportunities created by technological developments and connectivity alongside the challenges that come from children's use of the internet and presence online. New report underlines the key role of education in the inclusion of immigrant students Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:30:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2021_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 March 2018 A new report published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and mandated by the European Commission, confirms the need to promote inclusive education and common values. Un nouveau rapport souligne le rôle clé de l'éducation dans l'intégration des élèves issus de l'immigration Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:30:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-2021_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 19 mars 2018 Un nouveau rapport publié aujourd'hui par l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE), à la demande de la Commission européenne, confirme la nécessité de promouvoir l'éducation inclusive et les valeurs communes. Report presents projects and organisations funded by the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9071&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10053" width="78" align="left">The Commission published a report with examples of 7 projects and 10 organisations supported by the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) in 2014-2017. 300 participants celebrating 10 years of the European Qualifications Framework Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9068&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10047" width="78" align="left">More than 300 people from employment, education and training organisations joined the first day of "The European Qualifications Framework: supporting learning, work and cross border mobility" conference on 15 March in Brussels. Erasmus+ goes virtual Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:00:01 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1741_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 March 2018 Erasmus+, one of the EU's iconic and most successful programmes, today adds an online version to its mobility actions, to link more students and young people from European countries and the Southern neighbourhood of the EU. Erasmus+ devient aussi virtuel Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:00:01 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1741_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 15 mars 2018 Erasmus+, l'un des programmes les plus emblématiques et populaires de l'UE, ajoute aujourd'hui une version en ligne à ses actions de mobilité, afin de mettre en relation davantage d'étudiants et de jeunes issus de pays européens et du voisinage... Statement by Commissioner Thyssen following the agreement on the European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1923_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 March 2018 Following today's agreement by EU Member States on a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships, Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, said: "I warmly welcome today's agreement by Member States on the establishment of... Déclaration de la commissaire Thyssen à la suite de l'accord sur le cadre européen pour un apprentissage efficace et de qualité Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1923_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 15 mars 2018 À la suite de l'accord conclu aujourd'hui par les États membres de l'Union européenne sur un cadre européen pour un apprentissage efficace et de qualité, Marianne Thyssen, commissaire à l'emploi, aux affaires sociales, aux compétences et à la mobilité... EU Ministers agree on European framework for quality and effective apprenticeships Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9069&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10046" width="78" align="left">EU Ministers for Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs agreed on a recommendation setting a European framework for quality and effective apprenticeships, based on a Commission proposal from October 2017. Questions & réponses concernant la proposition de la Commission visant à améliorer l'accès de tous les travailleurs salariés et non salariés à la protection sociale Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:16:36 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-1623_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Questions &Questions & Strasbourg, le 13 mars 2018 En quoi consiste cette nouvelle proposition et d'où vient-elle? La proposition de recommandation de la Commission relative à l'accès des travailleurs salariés et non salariés à la protection sociale fait partie des initiatives destinées à mettre en... Question and Answers on the European Labour Authority Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:51:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-1622_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 13 March 2018 As part of a Social Fairness Package, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Labour Authority. Where does the initiative for a European Labour Authority come from? Building a more social Europe and strengthening fairness... Commission adopts proposals for a European Labour Authority and for access to social protection: delivering further on the European Pillar of Social Rights Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:50:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1624_en.htm European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 13 March 2018 Today, the European Commission is taking more concrete new initiatives to further deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights. © European Union 2018 Director: Stefaan Fortemps More specifically, the Commission presents its proposal for a European Labour Authority, as announced... La Commission adopte des propositions pour une Autorité européenne du travail et pour l'accès à la protection sociale: aller plus loin dans la mise en oeuvre du socle européen des droits sociaux Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:50:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1624_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Strasbourg, le 13 mars 2018 La Commission européenne lance aujourd'hui de nouvelles initiatives plus concrètes pour aller encore plus loin dans la mise en oeuvre du socle européen des droits sociaux. Questions & Answers on the Commission's proposal to improve access to social protection for all workers and the self-employed Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:49:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-1623_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 13 March 2018 What is this new proposal about and where does it come from? The Commission's proposal for a Recommendation on access to social protection for workers and the self-employed is part of the initiatives implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights. Commission adopts proposals for a European Labour Authority and for access to social protection Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9061&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10037" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has taken more concrete new initiatives to further deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights. Commission launches Knowledge Centre to boost food quality and step up the fight against food fraud Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1744_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 March 2018 Responding to consumer concerns about food quality and fraudulent practices concerning food, the European Commission will tomorrow launch a Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality, operated by the Joint Research Centre. La Commission lance un centre de connaissances pour améliorer la qualité des denrées alimentaires et renforcer la lutte contre la fraude alimentaire Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1744_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 12 mars 2018 En réaction aux inquiétudes exprimées par les consommateurs quant à la qualité des denrées alimentaires et aux pratiques frauduleuses dans le domaine de l'alimentation, la Commission européenne lancera demain un centre de connaissances sur la fraude alimentaire et la... Multidimensional poverty in the EU: Social Situation Monitor Seminar Sun, 11 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9048&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10002" width="78" align="left">The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team invites analysts, economists and social researchers to discuss the issue of measuring multidimensional poverty. The seminar will take place in on Monday 12 March 2018 (9am - 5pm) at the Recent social policy developments in Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Spain and the UK Sun, 11 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9065&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Flash reports 13 March: Launch of the Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality Fri, 09 Mar 2018 11:42:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-18-1748_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 13 March, the European Commission will launch a Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality to respond to consumer concerns about the quality and authenticity of the food we eat. Speakings by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2018 European Semester Country Reports Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:07:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-1684_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 7 March 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, This year's European Semester cycle is a landmark. You know that we proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit a few months ago. Un soutien accru de la Commission pour aider les régions industrielles à bâtir des économies résilientes et compétitives Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:37:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1506_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 7 mars 2018 Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne annonce quelles autres régions en transition industrielle vont bénéficier d'un soutien sur mesure dans le cadre d'une action pilote financée par l'UE. More Commission support for industrial regions to build resilient and competitive economies Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:37:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-1506_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2018 Today the Commission announces which additional industrial transition regions will benefit from tailored support under an EU-funded pilot action. Today, the Commission has selected 7 additional EU regions and Member States for tailored assistance under the Commission pilot action on industrial... European Semester Winter Package out Tue, 06 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9063&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10033" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has published its annual analysis of the economic and social situation in the Member States, including progress in implementing country-specific recommendations and an assessment of possible imbalances. Déclaration commune à l'occasion de la Journée internationale des femmes 2018 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 12:12:37 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1601_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 6 mars 2018 L'égalité entre les femmes et les hommes est l'une des valeurs fondamentales de l'Union européenne, consacrée dans nos traités. Notre Union a toujours été à l'avant-garde de la lutte contre les discriminations fondées sur le sexe et nous pouvons... Déclaration commune à l'occasion de la Journée internationale des femmes 2018 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 12:12:37 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1601_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 6 mars 2018 L'égalité entre les femmes et les hommes est l'une des valeurs fondamentales de l'Union européenne, consacrée dans nos traités. Notre Union a toujours été à l'avant-garde de la lutte contre les discriminations fondées sur le sexe et nous pouvons... Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1601_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the... Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1601_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the... Déclaration conjointe relative à la révision de la directive sur le détachement des travailleurs Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:39:33 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1405_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 28 février 2018 Déclaration conjointe des corapporteures du Parlement européen, Élisabeth Morin-Chartier et Agnes Jongerius, de la vice-ministre bulgare du travail et de la politique sociale, Zornitsa Roussinova, ainsi que de la commissaire pour l'emploi, les affaires sociales, les compétences et la... Joint statement on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-18-1405_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 28 February 2018 Joint statement by European Parliament Co-Rapporteurs Elisabeth Morin-Chartier and Agnes Jongerius, Bulgarian Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Policy Zornitsa Roussinova and Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive:... Joint statement on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive Wed, 28 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9062&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10029" width="78" align="left">Following the seventh trialogue on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive, the European Parliament Co-Rapporteurs Elisabeth Morin-Chartier and Agnes Jongerius, Bulgarian Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Policy Zornitsa Roussinova and Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive jointly stated: New toolkit helps public employment services strengthen national career and lifelong learning approaches Sun, 25 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9060&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10027" width="78" align="left">The Practitioner's toolkit for PES Building Career Guidance and Lifelong Learning presents concepts and tools for public employment services (PES) to assess needs and strengthen the career guidance and lifelong learning system and services. Deinstitutionalisation of child care systems in Europe - Transition from institutional to community-based services Sun, 25 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9056&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10024" width="78" align="left">As the Bulgarian presidency continues to emphasise the importance of social Europe and the European Pillar of Social Rights, deinstitutionalisation remains high on the political agenda in the EU countries. Recent social policy developments in Estonia, Italy, Slovenia and the UK Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9059&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Estonia, Italy, Slovenia and the UK. La Commission européenne et l'UEFA renforcent leur coopération Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-901_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 21 février 2018 Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne et l'Union des associations européennes de football (UEFA) signent un nouvel arrangement qui sera en vigueur jusqu'à fin 2020, afin de consolider et de renforcer leur coopération. European Commission and UEFA consolidate cooperation Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-901_en.htm - Press release European Commission Brussels, 21 February 2018 Today, the European Commission and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) are signing a new agreement covering the period up to the end of 2020 to consolidate and strengthen their cooperation. SOCIEUX+ Website Launch Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9055&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10023" width="78" align="left">SOCIEUX+ has launched its new website, which gives a window into the SOCIEUX+ facility and its social protection, labour and employment activities all over the world. EU solidarity at work: Commission offers financial aid to France, Greece, Spain and Portugal following natural disasters Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:03:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-722_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2018 Today the Commission proposes to give EUR104 million from the Solidarity Fund to four EU Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017. This is a concrete delivery on the Juncker Commission's promise to offer more than condolences when... La solidarité à l'oeuvre dans l'Union européenne La Commission apporte une aide financière à la France, à la Grèce, à l'Espagne et au Portugal à la suite de catastrophes naturelles Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:03:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-722_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 15 février 2018 La Commission propose aujourd'hui d'accorder 104 millions d'EUR provenant du Fonds de solidarité à quatre États membres de l'Union qui ont été touchés par des catastrophes naturelles en 2017. Selon un rapport de la Commission, l'emploi et la situation sociale continuent de s'améliorer dans l'UE Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:29:51 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-721_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 12 février 2018 Soutenu par une forte croissance économique, l'emploi dans l'UE a continué d'augmenter plus fortement que prévu au cours du troisième trimestre de 2017 et s'accompagne toujours d'un chômage en baisse selon le dernier rapport trimestriel sur l'évolution de l'emploi... Commission report: Employment and social situation in the EU continues to improve Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:17:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-721_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 February 2018 Backed by a robust economic growth, employment in the EU continued to rise more strongly than expected in the third quarter of 2017, while unemployment figures declined further according to the latest Quarterly Review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe. Employment and Social Development Quarterly Review - February 2018 Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9051&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10011" width="78" align="left">Backed by a robust economic growth, employment in the EU continued to rise more strongly than expected in the third quarter of 2017, while unemployment figures declined further according to the latest Quarterly Review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe. Commission reports on progress under global commitments for sustainable urban development Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-662_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 9 February 2018 Today at the World Urban Forum in Malaysia, the Commission takes stock of what was achieved under the three commitments put forward by the EU and its partners 15 months ago. La Commission rend compte des progrès réalisés dans le cadre des engagements en faveur d'un développement urbain durable contractés au niveau mondial Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-662_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 9 février 2018 Aujourd'hui, à l'occasion du Forum urbain mondial organisé en Malaisie, la Commission dresse le bilan des progrès réalisés dans le cadre des trois engagements proposés il y a 15 mois par l'Union européenne et ses partenaires. European Commission hosts regional conference on employment and social reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey Thu, 08 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9050&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10006" width="78" align="left">The Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion hosted the first regional conference on employment and social reforms with its partners from the Western Balkans and Turkey in Belgrade on 31 January 2018. Commission proposes EUR2.1 million euro from Globalisation Fund for former Goodyear workers in Germany Thu, 08 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9047&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=10007" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has proposed a EUR2.1 million contribution from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 646 workers in Germany previously employed at the tyre manufacturer Goodyear find new jobs. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:28:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-684_en.htm Recent social policy developments in the Netherlands and Serbia Wed, 07 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9049&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in the Netherlands and Serbia. Recent social policy developments in Finland Wed, 31 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9045&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Finland, i.e. new forms of unemployment protection for the self-employed and the problems that the Finnish government's social and healthcare reform is facing. Young people put forward their ideas for the future of Europe Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-506_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 January 2018 Commissioner Tibor Navracsics receives young people to discuss their views on the future of Europe, and how to better take their priorities into account. Today, 100 young people from across Europe are presenting their concrete ideas on how to give Europe... Les jeunes exposent leurs idées sur l'avenir de l'Europe Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-506_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 31 janvier 2018 Le commissaire Tibor Navracsics reçoit des jeunes afin d'examiner leurs points de vue sur l'avenir de l'Europe et de réfléchir à la manière de mieux prendre en compte leurs priorités. President Juncker takes part in the launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Belgium Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:09:17 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-462_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 January 2018 On Wednesday 31 January 2018, President Juncker and several members of the College of Commissioners will attend the launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage at the invitation of the Mayor of Brussels, Philippe Close. Le Président Juncker participe au lancement de l'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel en Belgique Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:02:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-462_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 29 janvier 2018 Ce mercredi 31 janvier 2018, le Président Juncker et plusieurs membres du Collège des commissaires participeront au lancement de l'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel, à l'invitation de Philippe Close, Bourgmestre de la Ville de Bruxelles. Latest update of MISSOC information (as of July 2017) on national social protection systems now available Sun, 28 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9044&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9995" width="78" align="left">Updated information on social protection systems in all EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland including brief descriptions of their organisation and information on the social protection for the self-employed is now available in English, French and German on the MISSOC website. Lancement de l'année européenne du patrimoine culturel 2018 en Belgique, en présence du Président Juncker et du Collège des Commissaires Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:16:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-18-485_fr.htm Commission européenne - Événements à venir La nouvelle Le 31 janvier 2018, le Président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker et le Collège of Commissaires participeront au lancement de l'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel en Belgique, à l'invitation de Philippe Close, Bourgmestre de la Ville de Bruxelles. Launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Belgium, in the presence of President Juncker and the College of Commissioners Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:16:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-18-485_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news On 31 January 2018, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the College of the Commissioners will participate in the launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Belgium, at the invitation of Philippe Close, Mayor of the City of... Opening remarks by Commissioner Navracsics - First European Education Summit Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:56:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-18-446_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 25 January 2018 Dear Ministers, Dear Director General Azoulay, Dear Mrs Cristoforetti, Dear speakers, Dear participants, I would first of all like to thank you for being here today and for attending this very first European Education Summit. Jeudi 25 janvier: 1er sommet européen sur l'éducation Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:08:31 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-18-362_fr.htm Commission européenne - Événements à venir La nouvelle: Le 25 janvier, M. Tibor Navracsics, commissaire chargé de l'éducation, de la jeunesse, de la culture et du sport, accueillera le tout premier sommet européen sur l'éducation, sur le thème «Jeter les bases de l'espace européen de l'éducation: pour une éducation innovante, inclusive et... Commission to host first ever Education Summit: laying the foundations for a European Education Area Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:57:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-388_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 January 2018 The first European Education Summit will take place tomorrow in Brussels, hosted by Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics. This Summit follows the Gothenburg Summit in November 2017 where the Commission set out its vision to create a... La Commission s'apprête à accueillir le tout premier sommet sur l'éducation, sur le thème «Jeter les bases de l'espace européen de l'éducation» Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:57:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-388_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 janvier 2018 Le tout premier sommet européen sur l'éducation aura lieu demain à Bruxelles, organisé par M. Tibor Navracsics, commissaire chargé de l'éducation, de la culture, de la jeunesse et du sport. Slovakia: Commission initiative helps a low-income region catch up Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:34:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-382_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2018 Today the Commission launches the "Catching up" initiative in Presov, a low-income region in North-East Slovakia. Presov's GDP is rapidly growing but remains well under the EU and Slovak average. Slovaquie: une initiative de la Commission aide une région à bas revenus à rattraper son retard Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:34:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-382_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 janvier 2018 La Commission lance aujourd'hui l'initiative «Catching up» (rattrapage) à Presov, une région à bas revenus du Nord-Est de la Slovaquie dont le produit intérieur brut connaît une croissance rapide mais demeure toutefois bien en deçà de la moyenne de... Intégration des migrants: la Commission présente un manuel destiné à aider les États membres à utiliser les fonds de l'UE de manière optimale Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-364_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 janvier 2018 La Commission publie aujourd'hui un manuel afin d'aider les autorités nationales et régionales à élaborer des stratégies et des projets d'intégration des migrants et à déterminer quel type de ressources de l'UE est le mieux adapté. Integration of migrants: Commission presents toolkit to help Member States make the best use of EU funds Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-364_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2018 Today the Commission is publishing a toolkit to help national and regional authorities design strategies and projects to integrate migrants and identify available EU resources. Intégration des migrants: la Commission présente un manuel destiné à aider les États membres à utiliser les fonds de l'UE de manière optimale Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-364_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 janvier 2018 La Commission publie aujourd'hui un manuel afin d'aider les autorités nationales et régionales à élaborer des stratégies et des projets d'intégration des migrants et à déterminer quel type de ressources de l'UE est le mieux adapté. Integration of migrants: Commission presents toolkit to help Member States make the best use of EU funds Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-364_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2018 Today the Commission is publishing a toolkit to help national and regional authorities design strategies and projects to integrate migrants and identify available EU resources. Social Agenda 50 The new social dimension Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9043&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9992" width="78" align="left">The latest edition of our Social Agenda magazine explains how the European Pillar of Social Rights, proclaimed by EU leaders last November, sets the stage for a more united and democratic EU and is strengthening the social dimension of EU economic governance. Boost of EUR100 million for microfinance and social enterprises in Europe Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9042&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9990" width="78" align="left">The EU's financing programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) will receive an additional EUR100 million for its Guarantee scheme from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the core of the Investment Plan for Europe. FEAD's case study catalogue launched Sun, 21 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9038&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9988" width="78" align="left">The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) has launched its case study catalogue which provides a snapshot of the projects and initiatives that were funded across the EU throughout 2017. Report: EU trade schemes promote economic development and human rights Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:34:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-301_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 The report published today jointly by the European Commission and the European External Action Service shows the positive impact of the European Union's duty-rebate schemes on developing economies. Rapport: Les régimes commerciaux de l'UE favorisent le développement économique et les droits de l'homme Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:34:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-301_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 19 janvier 2018 Le rapport publié aujourd'hui conjointement par la Commission européenne et le Service européen pour l'action extérieure illustre l'effet positif qu'ont les régimes d'abattements de droits de l'Union européenne sur les économies en développement. Thursday 25 January: 1st European Education Summit Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:08:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-18-362_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 25 January, Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport will host the first-ever European Education Summit with the theme of "Laying the foundations of the European Education Area: for an innovative, inclusive and values based education". Recent social policy developments in Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and Portugal Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9037&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent policy developments in Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and Portugal. De nouvelles mesures pour stimuler les compétences clés et les aptitudes numériques, ainsi que la dimension européenne de l'enseignement Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:11:01 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-102_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 17 janvier 2018 Afin de donner suite au Conseil européen de Göteborg, la Commission européenne a adopté aujourd'hui de nouvelles initiatives visant à améliorer les compétences clés et les aptitudes numériques des citoyens européens, ainsi qu'à promouvoir les valeurs communes et la... Initiatives en matière d'éducation et de formation Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:00:01 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-103_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 17 janvier 2018 Questions et réponses 1. Projet de recommandation du Conseil sur les compétences clés pour l'éducation et la formation tout au long de la vie Quel est le principal objectif de cette recommandation? La recommandation proposée vise à améliorer le développement... New measures to boost key competences and digital skills, as well as the European dimension of education Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-102_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 January 2018 To follow up on the Gothenburg Summit, the European Commission has today adopted new initiatives to improve key competences and digital skills of European citizens, to promote common values and pupils' awareness of the functioning of the European Union. Education and training initiatives Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-103_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 January 2018 Questions and Answers 1. Draft Council Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning What is the main aim of this Recommendation? The objective of the proposed Recommendation is to improve the development of key competences (e.g. Peer Review on 'Germany's latest reforms of the long-term care system', Berlin, Germany, 11-12 January 2018 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9008&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Increased longevity, medical advances, shrinking working-age population and changing family patterns mean that Member States of the European Union, while diverse, face a common challenge of growing needs for long-term care. Improving access to quality and affordable long-term care services, in particular to community-based care, provided by adequately qualified professionals, is therefore crucial across Europe. New studies examine importance of investing in early learning Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9034&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9978" width="78" align="left">Two new reports have been released on the subject of education in Europe. The OECD's 2017 edition of 'Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators' and the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASIE) study 'Inclusive education for learners with disabilities' provide a wealth of data and analysis on the key aspects related to education in EU countries and beyond. Capitales européennes de la culture 2018: Leeuwarden et La Vallette Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5309_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 3 janvier 2018 À partir du 1 janvier, Leeuwarden (Pays-Bas) et La Vallette (Malte) porteront le titre de capitale européenne de la culture pendant un an. À La Vallette, les festivités d'ouverture, inspirées de la traditionnelle festa maltaise (fête villageoise), se tiendront... 2018 European Capitals of Culture: Leeuwarden and Valletta Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5309_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 January 2018 From 1 January, Leeuwarden (The Netherlands) and Valletta (Malta) will hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year. The opening celebrations for Valletta will take place from 14 to 20 January across the city, inspired by the traditional Maltese festa... Multidimensional poverty in Europe: Call for abstracts Tue, 02 Jan 2018 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9033&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team welcomes your abstract for an oral presentation at a SSM seminar that will take place in Brussels, between 12 and 16 March 2018 (depending on speakers' availability). Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5285_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 21 December 2017 Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions As part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, the European Commission has adopted today a proposal for a new Directive for more transparent and predictable working conditions... Commission's proposal to increase transparency and predictability of working conditions - Questions and Answers Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-5284_en.htm European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 20 December 2017 As part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, the European Commission has adopted today a proposal for a new Directive for more transparent and predictable working conditions across the EU. See also press release here. La Commission propose d'améliorer la transparence et la prévisibilité des conditions de travail Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5285_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 21 décembre 2017 La Commission propose d'améliorer la transparence et la prévisibilité des conditions de travail Dans le contexte des initiatives liées au socle européen des droits sociaux, la Commission européenne a adopté aujourd'hui une proposition de nouvelle directive visant à rendre... Proposition de la Commission visant à accroître la transparence et la prévisibilité des conditions de travail Questions et réponses Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-5284_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 20 décembre 2017 Dans le cadre du suivi du socle européen des droits sociaux, la Commission européenne a adopté aujourd'hui une proposition de nouvelle directive visant à garantir des conditions de travail plus transparentes et plus prévisibles dans toute l'UE. Intégration des réfugiés: la Commission s'associe aux partenaires sociaux et économiques Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:04:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5352_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 20 décembre 2017 Intégration des réfugiés: la Commission s'associe aux partenaires sociaux et économiques Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne et les partenaires sociaux et économiques européens[1] signeront un «partenariat européen pour l'intégration» qui énonce les principes de base et les... Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:04:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5352_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners Today, the European Commission and the EU Social and Economic partners[1] will sign a 'European Partnership for Integration', laying down key principles and commitments to support and strengthen opportunities for... Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners Tue, 19 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9029&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9965" width="78" align="left">The European Commission and the EU Social and Economic partners ETUC, BusinessEurope, UAPME, CEEP and Eurochambers signed a European Partnership for Integration, laying down key principles and commitments to support and strengthen opportunities for refugees and migrants legally residing in the EU to integrate into the European labour market. Second FEAD Network Thematic Dossier Published Tue, 19 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9031&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9976" width="78" align="left">The FEAD Network has published its second Thematic Dossier. This thematic dossier presents the main outcomes of FEAD Network discussions in 2017 on supporting a variety of target groups through FEAD-funded initiatives. Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions Tue, 19 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9028&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9962" width="78" align="left">As part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new Directive for more transparent and predictable working conditions across the EU. Commission and OECD publish policy brief on Women's Entrepreneurship Sun, 17 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9027&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9960" width="78" align="left">The policy brief on Women's Entrepreneurship explores the gender gap in entrepreneurship, the differences between male- and female-owned businesses, and the unique challenges that female entrepreneurs face when it comes to starting a business. Commission proposes EUR2.1 million from Globalisation Fund to help 900 former Ericsson workers in Sweden Sun, 17 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9026&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9958" width="78" align="left">Today, the European Commission proposed a EUR2.1 million contribution from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 900 redundant Swedish Ericsson workers find new jobs. Peer review meeting on use of web-based tools for OSH risk assessment held on 2-3 October Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9025&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">The Peer Review on risk assessment was organised under the Mutual Learning programme, and was hosted by the Irish Health and Safety Authority. La Commission octroie une nouvelle aide pour aider les régions en transition industrielle à bâtir des économies résilientes à faible intensité de carbone Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5167_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 12 décembre 2017 La Commission annonce aujourd'hui quelles sont les régions en transition industrielle sélectionnées pour bénéficier d'un soutien sur mesure dans le cadre d'une nouvelle action pilote financée par l'UE. Commission gives new support to help industrial transition regions build resilient and low-carbon economies Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5167_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 December 2017 Today the Commission is announcing which regions in industrial transition will benefit from tailored support under a new EU-funded pilot action. Hauts-de-France (FR), Norra Mellansverige (North-Middle Sweden) (SE), Piemonte (IT), Saxony (DE), Wallonia (BE): these 5 regions have been selected after... FEAD Network: Projects and Successes in France Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9024&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9956" width="78" align="left">During the eighth FEAD Network meeting in Paris on 13-14 November, the FEAD network had the opportunity to get to know stakeholders and organisations operating within France's capital city. Peer Review on 'Social entrepreneurship to tackle unmet social challenges', Oslo, Norway, 12 and 13 December 2017 Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9007&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">In Norway, the growth of social entrepreneurship and social innovation has primarily been driven by individuals, enterprises and investors. Political interest in the field was demonstrated in 2011 with the establishment of a grant for social entrepreneurs who target their initiatives at combating poverty and social exclusion. The government that took office in autumn 2013 stated in its political platform that it would improve the conditions for using social entrepreneurs and the voluntary sector in the welfare system. Currently there are several ongoing initiatives to improve the conditions for social entrepreneurs, such as an inter-service working group consisting of nine ministries or a research project to assess framework conditions and schemes for supporting social entrepreneurship. Aucune région ne sera laissée à la traîne: lancement de la plateforme pour les régions charbonnières en transition Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:53:48 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5165_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Strasbourg, le 11 décembre 2017 L'engagement de l'UE à opérer une transition vers l'énergie propre est irréversible et non négociable. Ce passage à un avenir plus durable, délaissant le modèle économique fondé sur les combustibles fossiles, devrait s'effectuer sans qu'aucune région ne soit laissée... No region left behind: launch of the Platform for Coal Regions in Transition Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:15:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5165_en.htm European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 11 December 2017 The EU's commitment to a clean energy transition is irreversible and non-negotiable. In this shift to a more sustainable future, no regions should be left behind when moving away from an economy driven by fossil fuels. Commission welcomes Member States' agreement on the European Accessibility Act, but calls for more ambition on responsibilities of public authorities. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:38:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-5143_en.htm European - Statement Commission Brussels, 7 December 2017 The European Commission welcomes the general approach found by the Member States at the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumers Council today on the Commission's proposal to make many everyday products and services accessible to people with a disability (European Accessibility Act). La Commission se félicite de l'accord des États membres sur l'acte législatif européen sur l'accessibilité, mais appelle à davantage d'ambition sur les responsabilités des pouvoirs publics. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:38:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-5143_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 7 décembre 2017 La Commission européenne accueille favorablement l'orientation générale retenue par les États membres lors de la réunion du Conseil «Emploi, politique sociale, santé et consommateurs» d'aujourd'hui sur la proposition de la Commission visant à rendre accessibles aux personnes handicapées un grand nombre... La Commission octroie une nouvelle aide aux régions de l'UE collaborant à des projets de haute technologie Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:24:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5108_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 7 décembre 2017 La Commission annonce aujourd'hui quels sont les partenariats interrégionaux sélectionnés pour bénéficier d'un soutien sur mesure destiné à des projets innovants dans le cadre d'une nouvelle action pilote subventionnée par l'Union. European Solidarity Corps: one year since launch Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:24:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5031_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today is the first anniversary of the creation of the European Solidarity Corps © European Union 2017 One year since the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps, 42,745 young people from all Member States have signed up. Corps européen de solidarité: premier anniversaire Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:24:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5031_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 7 décembre 2017 Nous fêtons aujourd'hui le premier anniversaire de la création du corps européen de solidarité. © European Union 2017 42 745 jeunes issus de l'ensemble des États membres se sont inscrits pour rejoindre le corps européen de solidarité, lancé voici un... European Solidarity Corps: one year since launch Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:24:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5031_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today is the first anniversary of the creation of the European Solidarity Corps © European Union 2017 One year since the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps, 42,745 young people from all Member States have signed up. Corps européen de solidarité: premier anniversaire Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:24:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5031_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 7 décembre 2017 Nous fêtons aujourd'hui le premier anniversaire de la création du corps européen de solidarité. © European Union 2017 42 745 jeunes issus de l'ensemble des États membres se sont inscrits pour rejoindre le corps européen de solidarité, lancé voici un... Commission gives new support for EU regions working together on high-tech projects Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:24:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5108_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today the Commission is announcing which interregional partnerships will receive tailored support under a new EU-funded pilot action for innovative projects. The aim of this pilot action is to help these partnerships scale up their projects in priority sectors such as... European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:29:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-5066_en.htm Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 7 December 2017 Questions and Answers I Cultural heritage in the EU What does cultural heritage mean? Cultural heritage consists of cultural and creative resources of a tangible or intangible nature, with a value for society that has been publicly recognised in order... Année européenne du patrimoine culturel (2018) Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:29:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-5066_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 7 décembre 2017 Questions et réponses I Le patrimoine culturel au sein de l'UE Qu'est-ce que le patrimoine culturel? Le patrimoine culturel est constitué de ressources culturelles et créatives, matérielles ou immatérielles, dont la valeur pour la société a été publiquement reconnue... The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 takes off Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:45:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5067_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today the celebrations for the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage are kicking off at the European Culture Forum in Milan. The European Year of Cultural Heritage will put the spotlight on Europe's wealth of cultural heritage, showcasing its role in... Lancement de «2018, Année européenne du patrimoine culturel» Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:45:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5067_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 7 décembre 2017 Les festivités marquant le lancement de «2018, Année européenne du patrimoine culturel» débutent aujourd'hui, à l'occasion du Forum européen de la culture qui se tient à Milan. European Solidarity Corps: one year since launch Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9021&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9950" width="78" align="left">One year since the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps, 42,745 young people from all Member States have signed up. 2,166 of them have started their placements with 1,434 organisations. Combined EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk Scheme begins operating in European Schools Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9022&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9952" width="78" align="left">The EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk Scheme has become operational for the 2017-2018 academic year. Déclaration du Président Juncker suite au décès de Johnny Hallyday Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:04:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-5141_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 6 décembre 2017 Johnny Hallyday, qui nous a quittés cette nuit, n'était pas seulement l'idole des jeunes. Toutes les générations, un peu partout en Europe et ailleurs, ont écouté et aimé ses grands succès qui ont réconcilié la chanson française et la... La ville française de Lyon récompensée par l'Access City Award 2018 pour avoir mis l'accessibilité au coeur de la vie urbaine Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5069_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 5 décembre 2017 À l'occasion de la Journée européenne des personnes handicapées, la Commission européenne a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'elle décernait l'Access City Award à la ville française de Lyon, récompensant cette dernière pour son accessibilité inclusive et universelle. French city Lyon rewarded with 2018 Access City Award for putting accessibility at the heart of its city life Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-5069_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2017 On the occasion of the European Day for People with Disabilities, the European Commission today announced Lyon, France, as the winner of the Access City Award. The city was rewarded for its inclusive and universal accessibility. French city Lyon rewarded with 2018 Access City Award for putting accessibility at the heart of its city life Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9019&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9945" width="78" align="left">On the occasion of the European Day for People with Disabilities, the European Commission today announced Lyon, France, as the winner of the Access City Award. The city was rewarded for its inclusive and universal accessibility.  Disadvantaged groups in the labour market: OECD/EU report marks added value of entrepreneurship Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9018&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9947" width="78" align="left">Policy measures to facilitate entrepreneurship among disadvantaged groups can help create jobs and tackle social exclusion, according to The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017, a joint report by the OECD and European Commission. Journée internationale des personnes handicapées: Déclaration de la commissaire Thyssen Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:05:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-5046_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 1er décembre 2017 Permettre aux personnes handicapées de participer pleinement à la société est l'un des grands défis sociétaux auxquels nous sommes confrontés - il reste encore beaucoup de chemin à parcourir dans la lutte contre l'exclusion sociale des personnes handicapées. International Day of Persons with disabilities: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:05:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-5046_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 December 2017 Enabling people with disabilities to participate fully in society is one of the major societal challenges we face - there is still a long way to go in fighting the social exclusion of people with disabilities. Erasmus+: another record year Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-4963_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 November 2017 Facts and Figures Today, the Commission is publishing the Erasmus+ Annual Report 2016, which covers the third year of Erasmus+, one of the European Union's most successful and iconic programmes. Erasmus+ in 2016: another record year Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4964_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2017 As the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of Erasmus come to an end today, the European Commission has published a report on the achievements of the Erasmus+ programme during 2016. Une nouvelle année record pour le programme Erasmus+ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4964_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 novembre 2017 Alors que s'achèvent les festivités marquant le 30eme anniversaire du programme Erasmus, la Commission européenne présente aujourd'hui son rapport sur les résultats du programme Erasmus+ en 2016. Erasmus+: nouvelle année record - faits et chiffres Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-4963_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 30 novembre 2017 La Commission publie aujourd'hui son rapport annuel Erasmus+ 2016, qui couvre la troisième année d'Erasmus+, l'un des programmes les plus populaires et les plus emblématiques de l'Union européenne. New sources of childcare support for working families in the United Kingdom Wed, 29 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9016&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9939" width="78" align="left">As of September 2017, the UK Government has implemented a universal scheme to provide 3- and 4-year-old children of working parents in England with 30 hours of free childcare per week, an increase from the 15 hours of free provision that has been available to date. La Commission et la Banque européenne d'investissement présentent un nouveau service de conseil pour aider les villes à planifier les investissements Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4941_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 28 novembre 2017 URBIS ( Urban Investment Support) aidera les villes à planifier leurs investissements de manière à soutenir leurs stratégies de développement urbain et à faciliter leur accès au financement. Commission and European Investment Bank launch new advisory service to help cities plan investments Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4941_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 28 November 2017 URBIS, for "Urban Investment Support" will help cities plan investments to support their own urban development strategies and get easier access to finance. Cities face particular challenges when it comes to accessing finance. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4902_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 28 novembre 2017 Aux premières heures d'Irma et de Maria, les ouragans dévastateurs qui ont frappé les Caraïbes, l'Union européenne a exprimé sa solidarité en mobilisant ses instruments de réponse d'urgence et en offrant d'aider à reconstruire, dans le long terme, avec... Dimension sociale de l'Europe: le président Juncker et le premier ministre Löfven présentent la voie à suivre après le sommet social Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4973_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 28 novembre 2017 Moins de deux semaines après le sommet social, qui s'est tenu le 17 novembre à Göteborg, les deux organisateurs du sommet, à savoir M. Juncker, le président de la Commission européenne, et M. Europe's social dimension: President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after the Social Summit Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4973_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 November 2017 Less than two weeks after the Social Summit, which took place on 17 November in Gothenburg, the two hosts of the Summit, European Commission President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven, take stock of its outcome. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4902_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 28 November 2017 Within the first few hours of the devastating Irma and Maria hurricanes hitting the Caribbean, the European Union expressed its solidarity by mobilising its emergency response instruments and offering aid for reconstruction in the longer term with the support of... 30 November: Publication of the Erasmus+ Annual Report 2016 and presentation of the Erasmus+ Generation Declaration Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:28:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-4981_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Commission will publish its report on the achievements of Erasmus+, the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport, in 2016. As the year-long campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of the programme draws to a close, the Commission will also present the... President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after the Social Summit Mon, 27 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9017&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9941" width="78" align="left">Less than two weeks after the Social Summit, which took place on 17 November in Gothenburg, European Commission President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven take stock of its outcome. The concluding report published today will serve to frame the follow-up of the Summit, which starts with the December European Council. Commission launches public consultation on a European Labour Authority, as well as a European Social Security Number Sun, 26 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9015&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9938" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather views of the broader public on setting up a European Labour Authority and the introduction of a European Social Security Number. Commission Thyssen attends closing and award ceremony of Vocational Skills Week Thu, 23 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9013&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9935" width="78" align="left">Today, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, will give a keynote speech at the closing event of the second European Vocational Skills Week. Peer Review in Lithuania: Social Protection Information System (SPIS) Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9006&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Promoting well-functioning and fair welfare systems across Europe is one of the key initiatives of the European Commission under the framework of the European Pillar of Social Rights launched in 2017. This framework includes essential social protection rights for people across Europe, the administration of which crucially depends on effective data management systems. 8th FEAD Network meeting: 'The many faces of FEAD' Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9014&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9934" width="78" align="left">The 8th FEAD Network meeting took place in Paris on 13-14 November. During the two day event, members discussed the 'many faces of FEAD' across EU countries and the possible implementations of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) programme post 2020. Eurydice releases new data on language provision for migrant schoolchildren across Europe Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9012&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9931" width="78" align="left">Eurydice, a network that monitors the organisation of education systems across Europe, has released the 2017 edition of Key Data on Teaching Languages at School in Europe. Remarks by Commissioner Thyssen at the European Semester Autumn Package press conference Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:54:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-4861_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 November 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, Last week the European Pillar of Social Rights was proclaimed at the Social Summit in Sweden. All European institutions and Member States will now be mobilised to deliver on a social Europe that improves perspectives... European Semester Autumn Package: Striving for sustainable and inclusive growth Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9011&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9927" width="78" align="left">The 2018 European Semester cycle of economic, fiscal and social policy coordination starts against the backdrop of robust economic activity in the euro area and the EU, record high employment levels and unemployment rates declining towards pre-crisis levels. Solidarité avec l'Italie: Les fonds de l'Union soutiennent les efforts de reconstruction en Ombrie, notamment celle de la basilique San Benedetto Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4710_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 21 novembre 2017 La Commission allouera 28 millions d'EUR provenant du budget de la politique de cohésion afin de relancer l'activité économique dans la région d'Ombrie, qui a été touchée par de graves tremblements de terre; sur ce montant, 5 millions d'EUR seront consacrés... Solidarity with Italy: EU funds support reconstruction efforts in Umbria, including the Basilica of San Benedetto Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:33:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4710_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 November 2017 The Commission will allocate EUR28 million from Cohesion Policy funds towards regenerating economic activity in the region of Umbria, affected by severe earthquakes, including EUR5 million to restore the Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia. Peer Review on 'Integration of Refugees into the Labour Market', Berlin (Germany), 11-12 October 2017 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9009&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">This Peer Review discussed the measures being implemented in some Member States to facilitate early and sustainable labour market integration of refugees. The focus of the Peer Review is crucial for those countries that face high inflows of asylum seekers and that aim to ensure a successful and sustainable integration of these groups into their societies. Avancées dans la mise en oeuvre du socle européen des droits sociaux: la Commission cherche à promouvoir la protection sociale pour tous Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:43:34 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4709_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 20 novembre 2017 Aujourd'hui, la Commission a lancé le deuxième cycle de discussions avec les syndicats et les organisations d'employeurs au niveau de l'UE sur la manière de favoriser l'accès à la protection sociale et aux services de l'emploi connexes pour l'ensemble... Coup de projecteur européen sur l'enseignement et la formation professionnels: lancement de la deuxième Semaine européenne des compétences professionnelles Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:29:56 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4683_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 20 novembre 2017 Forte du succès rencontré par l'initiative l'année dernière, la Commission européenne organise, du 20 au 24 novembre 2017, la deuxième Semaine européenne des compétences professionnelles. Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Youth Ministers Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4729_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 Today, EU Ministers in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council came to an agreement on the Commission's proposal to provide the European Solidarity Corps with its own budget and legal framework. Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, Günther H. Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Youth Ministers Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4729_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 Today, EU Ministers in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council came to an agreement on the Commission's proposal to provide the European Solidarity Corps with its own budget and legal framework. Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, Günther H. Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4709_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment. Donner une impulsion au corps européen de solidarité: la Commission se félicite de l'accord auquel sont parvenus les ministres de la jeunesse Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4729_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 20 novembre 2017 Aujourd'hui, les ministres de l'Union réunis au sein du Conseil «Éducation, jeunesse, culture et sport» sont parvenus à un accord sur la proposition de la Commission visant à doter le corps européen de solidarité de son propre budget et cadre juridique. Donner une impulsion au corps européen de solidarité: la Commission se félicite de l'accord auquel sont parvenus les ministres de la jeunesse Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4729_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 20 novembre 2017 Aujourd'hui, les ministres de l'Union réunis au sein du Conseil «Éducation, jeunesse, culture et sport» sont parvenus à un accord sur la proposition de la Commission visant à doter le corps européen de solidarité de son propre budget et cadre juridique. Questions et réponses sur la deuxième Semaine européenne des compétences professionnelles Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:54:11 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-4684_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 20 novembre 2017 Du 20 au 24 novembre 2017, la Commission européenne organise la deuxième édition de la Semaine européenne des compétences professionnelles, en s'appuyant sur le succès de l'initiative lancée l'année dernière. Questions and Answers on the second European Vocational Skills Week Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:50:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-4684_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.Why a European Vocational Skills Week? Skills are a pathway to employability and prosperity. Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:49:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4683_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative. Second European Vocational Skills Week launched Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9002&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9921" width="78" align="left">From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative. Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9001&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9919" width="78" align="left">Today the Commission has launched the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level on how to help people in employment and in self-employment have access to social protection and related employment services. EPIC celebrates Universal Children's Day Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9004&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9924" width="78" align="left">Today, the European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) celebrates the United Nations' Universal Children's Day. Déclaration du président Juncker sur la proclamation du socle européen des droits sociaux Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4706_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 17 novembre 2017 Les dirigeants de l'Union européenne ont solennellement proclamé aujourd'hui le socle européen des droits sociaux lors du sommet social pour des emplois et une croissance équitables à Göteborg en Suède. Statement of President Juncker on the Proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:10:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4706_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 17 November 2017 Today, European Union leaders have solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Pillar was first announced by President Juncker in his 2015 State of the Union... EU Leaders proclaim the European Pillar of Social Rights Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=9003&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9923" width="78" align="left">European Union leaders have solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sommet social pour des emplois et une croissance équitables: renforcement de la dimension sociale de l'UE Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:26:03 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4643_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 16 novembre 2017 Le 17 novembre, le président Juncker et le premier ministre suédois, Stefan Löfven, accueilleront ensemble les dirigeants de l'UE pour le premier sommet social de l'UE depuis 20 ans. Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth: strengthening the EU's social dimension Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4643_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 November 2017 On 17 November, President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven will jointly host EU leaders for the first EU Social Summit in 20 years. The Presidents of the EU Institutions, EU Heads of State or Government, social partners and other key... Avenir de l'Europe: un espace européen de l'éducation pour 2025 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:08:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4521_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Strasbourg, le 14 novembre 2017 Alors que les discussions sur l'avenir de l'Europe vont bon train, la Commission européenne expose aujourd'hui sa vision quant à la façon dont nous pouvons créer un espace européen de l'éducation d'ici 2025. Future of Europe: Towards a European Education Area by 2025 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:08:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4521_en.htm European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 14 November 2017 With the debate on the future of Europe in full swing, the European Commission is today setting out its vision for how we can create a European Education Area by 2025. L'UE et la Chine renforcent leur coopération dans les domaines de l'éducation, de la culture, de la jeunesse, de l'égalité entre les femmes et les hommes et du sport Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:08:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4548_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 15 novembre 2017 M. Tibor Navracsics, commissaire chargé de l'éducation, de la culture, de la jeunesse et du sport, et M me Liu Yandong, vice-Premier ministre de la République Populaire de Chine, se sont rencontrés les 13 et 14 novembre 2017 à l'occasion du... EU and China strengthen cooperation on education, culture, youth, gender equality and sport Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:08:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4548_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 November 2017 Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong met on 13-14 November 2017 on the occasion of the 4th EU-China High Level People-to-People Dialogue in Shanghai. Education & training in Europe: inequality remains a challenge Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:35:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4261_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 November 2017 The 2017 edition of the Commission's Education and Training Monitor, published today, shows that national education systems are becoming more inclusive and effective. Yet it also confirms that students' educational attainment largely depends on their socio-economic backgrounds. Éducation et formation en Europe: les inégalités demeurent un défi Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:35:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4261_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 9 novembre 2017 L'édition 2017 du rapport de suivi de l'éducation et de la formation réalisé par la Commission, publié aujourd'hui, montre que les systèmes éducatifs nationaux gagnent en inclusivité et en efficacité. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4324_en.htm Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4324_fr.htm Commision report showcases value, best practices of EaSI-funded projects and organisations in 2014-2017 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2876&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9865" width="78" align="left">The report presents examples of projects and organisations supported by the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) in 2014-2017. Emploi: Un rapport de la Commission confirme l'efficacité du Fonds européen d'ajustement à la mondialisation Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:11:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4244_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 31 octobre 2017 La Commission a publié aujourd'hui son rapport sur les résultats obtenus en 2015 et 2016 par le Fonds européen d'ajustement à la mondialisation (FEM). Journée de l'égalité salariale: Déclaration du premier vice-président Timmermans et des commissaires Thyssen et Jourová Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4241_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 31 octobre 2017 À l'heure actuelle, le salaire horaire moyen des femmes en Europe est de 16,3 % inférieur à celui des hommes. La Journée européenne de l'égalité salariale, qui a lieu cette année le 3 novembre, marque le jour à partir duquel les femmes... Employment: Report confirms effectiveness of EU Globalisation Fund Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4244_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 October 2017 Today, the Commission has published its report on the performance of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) in 2015 and 2016. The report reaffirms the role of the Fund as a flagship demonstration of European solidarity within the limits of its... Equal Pay Day: Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioners Thyssen and Jourová Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4241_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 31 October 2017 Today, the average hourly pay of women in Europe is 16.3% lower than that of men. European Equal Pay Day, which falls on 3 November this year, marks the moment when women effectively stop getting paid compared to their male colleagues, with... Employment: Report confirms effectiveness of EU Globalisation Fund Mon, 30 Oct 2017 23:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2889&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9897" width="78" align="left">The Commission has published its report on the performance of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) in 2015 and 2016. Getting young people straight to work in Balkan countries and Turkey Wed, 25 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2885&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9888" width="78" align="left">Four Balkan countries and Turkey are joining forces at a seminar on 26-27 October in Budva (Montenegro) to improve the quality of apprenticeships and make it easier for young people to find jobs. Seminar on The Future of Work: Automation & Employment Wed, 25 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2886&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9889" width="78" align="left">The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team is inviting policy-makers and researchers to discuss The Future of Work on 10 November, at The Square Meeting Centre, in Brussels. 2,7 milliards d'euros attendus pour Erasmus+ en 2018 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4082_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 25 octobre 2017 Pour 2018, les fonds disponibles pour Erasmus+ devraient augmenter de plus de 200 millions d'euros, soit une hausse de 8 % par rapport à 2017. La Commission européenne a publié ce jour son appel à propositions 2018 pour Erasmus+, le programme de... EUR2.7 billion expected for Erasmus+ in 2018 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4082_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2017 For 2018, funds available for Erasmus+ are expected to increase by more than EUR200 million euro, a rise of 8% compared to 2017. The European Commission today published its 2018 Call for Proposals for Erasmus+, the European Union's programme for mobility and... Call for proposals: Joint qualifications in vocational education and training (VET) Tue, 24 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2884&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9886" width="78" align="left">The objectives of the call are to increase the employability of young people and to contribute to the development of a highly skilled, qualified and mobile workforce, as well as to support joint developments in VET in Europe and strengthen its quality, relevance and attractiveness. Les régions ultrapériphériques et l'UE: un partenariat privilégié, renouvelé et renforcé Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:34:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3885_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Strasbourg, le 24 octobre 2017 Aujourd'hui la Commission présente une nouvelle stratégie pour les régions ultrapériphériques, ces neuf régions situées à des milliers de kilomètres du continent, pour les aider à exprimer pleinement leur potentiel. The outermost regions and the EU: a privileged, renewed and strengthened partnership Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:34:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3885_en.htm European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 24 October 2017 The Commission is today presenting a new strategy for the outermost regions, those nine regions located thousands of kilometres from continental Europe, to help them fulfil their full potential. Les régions ultrapériphériques et l'UE: un partenariat privilégié, renouvelé et renforcé Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:34:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3884_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Strasbourg, le 24 octobre 2017 Aujourd'hui la Commission présente une nouvelle stratégie pour les régions ultrapériphériques, ces neuf régions situées à des milliers de kilomètres du continent, pour les aider à exprimer pleinement leur potentiel. The EU's outermost regions: a privileged, renewed and strengthened partnership Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:34:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3884_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 24 October 2017 The Commission is today outlining a new strategy for the outermost regions, those nine regions located thousands of kilometres from the continent, to help them to fully express their potential. Speech by Commissioner Thyssen following the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-4128_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Luxembourg, 23 October 2017 Speech by Commissioner Thyssen, in charge of Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, following the Press conference by the Estonian Presidency and the Europe Commission, at the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council,... La Commission se félicite de l'aval donné par le Conseil au socle européen des droits sociaux et de l'adoption d'une orientation générale à propos de la réforme de la directive sur le détachement de travailleurs Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:41:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4068_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 24 octobre 2017 . Lors du Conseil «Emploi, politique sociale, santé et consommateurs» du 23 octobre à Luxembourg, les ministres européens de l'emploi et des affaires sociales ont donné leur aval unanime au socle européen des droits sociaux, deux années seulement après que... Commission welcomes the Council's endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights and its general approach to reform the Posting of Workers Directive Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:37:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4068_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 October 2017 . At the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of 23 October in Luxembourg, EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs expressed their unanimous endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights, only two years after the idea was... Commission welcomes the Council's endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights and its general approach to reform the Posting of Workers Directive Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2883&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9883" width="78" align="left">At the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of 23 October in Luxembourg, EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs expressed their unanimous endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights, Commission proposes EUR5.4 million from Globalisation Fund for former retail workers in Greece and Finland Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2882&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9880" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has proposed to provide Greece with EUR2.9 million euro and Finland with EUR2.5 million euro from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) following a significant number of redundancies in the Greek and Finnish retail sector. Déclaration commune à l'issue du sommet social tripartite Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:45:25 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4023_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 18 octobre 2017 Déclaration commune du président de la Commission européenne, Jean-Claude Juncker, du président du Conseil européen, Donald Tusk, du premier ministre estonien, Jüri Ratas, de la présidente de BusinessEurope, Emma Marcegaglia, et du secrétaire général de la Confédération européenne des... Performance Monitoring Report of EaSI notes positive developments in 2015 and 2016 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2875&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9863" width="78" align="left">According to the second Performance Monitoring Report of the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI), the Commission has committed more than EUR 246 million for the implementation of all the programme's activities between 2015 and 2016, well in line with the EaSI Regulation. Joint Statement following the Tripartite Social Summit Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-4023_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 October 2017 Joint statement by President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas, President of BusinessEurope Emma Marcegaglia and General-Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation Luca Visentini This Autumn Social Summit... First FEAD Network Thematic Dossier Published Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2880&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9875" width="78" align="left">FEAD Network's first Thematic Dossier has just been published. It presents the key learning outcomes from the various Network discussions on sustainable social inclusion. Emploi: un rapport de la Commission met en évidence une plus forte croissance des rémunérations et un passage plus rapide du chômage à l'emploi Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3867_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 13 octobre 2017 La Commission publie aujourd'hui son rapport annuel intitulé «Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe» (évolution du marché du travail et des rémunérations en Europe). L'édition de cette année confirme l'évolution positive du marché du travail observée dans l'Union. Employment: Commission report shows increased wage growth and swifter transitions from unemployment to employment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3867_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 October 2017 Today, the Commission published its yearly report on Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe. This year's edition confirms the positive labour market trends that have been witnessed in the EU. Commission report shows increased wage growth and swifter transitions from unemployment to employment Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2878&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9870" width="78" align="left">This year's edition of the Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe Report confirms the positive labour market trends that have been witnessed in the EU. Social Agenda 49 is out Turning vocational education and training into a smart choice Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2877&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9866" width="78" align="left">The new issue of the Social Agenda features an interview with Commissioner Marianne Thyssen on skills, ahead of the European Vocational Skills Week in November. L'avenir des finances de l'UE: septième rapport sur la cohésion économique, sociale et territoriale Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:11:34 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3643_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 9 octobre 2017 La Commission publie aujourd'hui son septième rapport sur la cohésion, dans lequel elle prend le pouls des régions de l'Union, tire des enseignements des dépenses de cohésion pendant les années de crise et fixe le cadre de la politique de... L'avenir des finances de l'UE: septième rapport sur la cohésion économique, sociale et territoriale Mon, 09 Oct 2017 12:11:34 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3643_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 9 octobre 2017 La Commission publie aujourd'hui son septième rapport sur la cohésion, dans lequel elle prend le pouls des régions de l'Union, tire des enseignements des dépenses de cohésion pendant les années de crise et fixe le cadre de la politique de... The Future of EU Finances: new Cohesion report fuels the discussion on EU funds after 2020 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:36:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3644_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 October 2017 Today the Commission publishes the 7th Cohesion report, taking the pulse of EU regions, drawing lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and setting the scene for Cohesion Policy after 2020. The Future of EU Finances: the 7th report on economic, social and territorial cohesion Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:36:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3643_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 October 2017 Today the Commission publishes the 7th Cohesion report, taking the pulse of EU regions, drawing lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and setting the scene for Cohesion Policy after 2020. The Future of EU Finances: the 7th report on economic, social and territorial cohesion Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:36:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3643_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 October 2017 Today the Commission publishes the 7th Cohesion report, taking the pulse of EU regions, drawing lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and setting the scene for Cohesion Policy after 2020. L'avenir des finances de l'UE: le nouveau rapport sur la cohésion alimente le débat sur l'utilisation des fonds de l'UE après 2020 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:36:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3644_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 9 octobre 2017 La Commission publie aujourd'hui son septième rapport sur la cohésion, dans lequel elle prend le pouls des régions de l'Union, tire des enseignements des dépenses de cohésion pendant les années de crise et fixe le cadre de la politique... The Future of EU Finances: new Cohesion report fuels the discussion on EU funds after 2020 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:36:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3644_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 October 2017 Today the Commission publishes the 7th Cohesion report, taking the pulse of EU regions, drawing lessons from cohesion spending during the crisis years and setting the scene for Cohesion Policy after 2020. L'avenir des finances de l'UE: le nouveau rapport sur la cohésion alimente le débat sur l'utilisation des fonds de l'UE après 2020 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:36:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3644_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 9 octobre 2017 La Commission publie aujourd'hui son septième rapport sur la cohésion, dans lequel elle prend le pouls des régions de l'Union, tire des enseignements des dépenses de cohésion pendant les années de crise et fixe le cadre de la politique... Commissioner Thyssen takes part in the European Regional Meeting of the ILO on the future of work Sun, 08 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2881&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9879" width="78" align="left">Commissioner Marianne Thyssen, in charge of Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, took active part in the discussions at the 10th European Regional meeting of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on 2 October in Istanbul. FEAD holds network meeting on food waste prevention Sun, 08 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2874&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9860" width="78" align="left">The 7th FEAD network meeting took place in Brussels on 21 September. Situation sociale et emploi dans l'Union européenne: la Commission rend compte de taux d'emploi records et de signes d'amélioration pour les jeunes Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:34:11 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3664_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 5 octobre 2017 L'Union européenne (UE) progresse toujours avec détermination vers plus d'emploi et de croissance, selon le dernier rapport trimestriel sur l'évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe. Commission reports on employment and social situation in the EU: record high employment rates and signs of improvement for the youth Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:34:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3664_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 October 2017 The EU remains on a firm path towards more employment and growth according to the latest Quarterly Review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe. Employment in the EU continues to grow at a consistent pace and in almost all Member... Cadre européen pour un apprentissage efficace et de qualité: questions et réponses Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:10:27 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3586_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 5 octobre 2017 Cadre européen pour un apprentissage efficace et de qualité: questions et réponses IP/17/3585 En quoi consiste la proposition? La Commission européenne a adopté une proposition de recommandation du Conseil relative à un cadre européen pour un apprentissage efficace et de... La Commission adopte une initiative visant à stimuler l'apprentissage en Europe Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3585_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 5 octobre 2017 La Commission adopte une initiative visant à stimuler l'apprentissage en Europe La Commission européenne adopte aujourd'hui une proposition de cadre européen pour un apprentissage efficace et de qualité. Commission adopts initiative to boost apprenticeships in Europe Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3585_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 October 2017 Commission adopts initiative to boost apprenticeships in Europe Today the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships. This initiative is part of the New Skills Agenda for Europe, launched in June 2016. European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships: Questions and Answers Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3586_en.htm Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 5 October 2017 European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships: Questions and Answers IP/17/3585 What is being proposed? The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Council Recommendation on a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships. Commission adopts initiative to boost apprenticeships in Europe Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2873&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9852" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships. Employment and Social Developments Quarterly Review - Autumn 2017 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2872&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9851" width="78" align="left">The Employment and Social Development in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review highlights continuing economic growth in the EU together with a steady decrease in unemployment. Infractions Libre circulation des travailleurs: La Commission assigne la République tchèque et le Luxembourg devant la Cour de justice de l'UE pour manquement à l'obligation de communiquer les mesures de transposition au niveau national Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:13:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3495_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 4 octobre 2017 Infractions Libre circulation des travailleurs: La Commission assigne la République tchèque et le Luxembourg devant la Cour de justice de l'UE pour manquement à l'obligation de communiquer les mesures de transposition au niveau national La Commission européenne assigne la... Infringements - Free movement of workers: Commission refers the Czech Republic and Luxembourg to the Court for failing to communicate measures transposing EU law into national legislation Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:13:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3495_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2017 Free movement of workers: Commission refers the Czech Republic and Luxembourg to the Court for failing to communicate measures transposing EU law into national legislation The European Commission is referring the Czech Republic and Luxembourg to the Court of Justice of the... European Vocational Skills Week survey: Vote and win! Sun, 01 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2871&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9850" width="78" align="left">We need and value your views. Together we will make a difference. Maîtriser la mondialisation: les régions vont bénéficier d'un nouveau soutien de l'UE pour les aider à bâtir des économies robustes Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3501_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 29 septembre 2017 Les régions sont invitées à poser dès aujourd'hui leur candidature pour deux projets pilotes de la Commission. Si elles sont sélectionnées, elles pourront bénéficier d'un soutien financier et consultatif sur mesure de l'UE afin de transformer leurs économies et... Harnessing globalisation: regions to benefit from new EU support in building resilient economies Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3501_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 September 2017 Regions are invited to apply today for two Commission pilot projects. If selected, they can benefit from tailored EU financial and advisory support in transforming their economies and modernising their industries. La Commission poursuit ses travaux sur les contrats de travail équitables et prévisibles Questions et réponses Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:53:19 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3366_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 25 septembre 2017 La Commission européenne a entamé de nouvelles discussions avec les syndicats et les organisations patronales au niveau de l'UE au sujet de la modernisation des règles en matière de contrats de travail dans le but de rendre ceux-ci plus équitables... Commission proposes EUR3.3 million from Globalisation Fund to support former workers of enterprise Almaviva in Italy Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2870&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9846" width="78" align="left">The Commission proposed to provide Italy with EUR3.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,610 former workers at Almaviva Contact, a company operating in the call centre sector, find new jobs. Commission continues work on fair and predictable employment contracts Questions and Answers Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:33:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3366_en.htm European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 25 September 2017 The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers. Avancées dans la mise en oeuvre du socle européen des droits sociaux: la Commission poursuit ses travaux sur les contrats de travail équitables et prévisibles Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:32:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3367_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 25 septembre 2017 La Commission européenne a entamé de nouvelles discussions avec les syndicats et les organisations patronales au niveau de l'UE au sujet de la modernisation des règles en matière de contrats de travail dans le but de rendre ceux-ci plus... Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission continues work on fair and predictable employment contracts Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:32:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3367_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 September 2017 The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers. Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission continues work on fair and predictable employment contracts Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2869&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9843" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers. Eurostat fournit des précisions sur la manière d'enregistrer les contrats de performance énergétique dans les comptes nationaux Questions et réponses Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:23:07 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3269_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 19 septembre 2017 Eurostat publie aujourd'hui une note d'orientation sur les conséquences comptables qui découlent, pour les pouvoirs publics, des contrats de performance énergétique. Surmonter les obstacles transfrontaliers afin de stimuler la croissance dans les régions frontalières de l'Union européenne Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:16:07 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3271_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 20 septembre 2017 Afin d'exploiter pleinement le potentiel économique des régions frontalières de l'UE, où vivent plus de 150 millions de citoyens, la Commission lance aujourd'hui le «point de contact frontalier», qui a pour rôle d'aider les régions à lever les obstacles à l'emploi... Overcoming cross border obstacles to boost growth in EU border regions Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:13:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3271_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 September 2017 To unlock the full economic potential of EU border regions, home to 150 million citizens, the Commission launches today the "Border Focal Point". It provides tailored support to regions to help them break down barriers to jobs and investments. Commission creates forum of experts to overcome cross border obstacles Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:13:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3270_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 20 September 2017 To unlock the full economic potential of EU border regions, home to 150 million citizens, the Commission launches today the "Border Focal Point". It provides tailored support to regions to help them break down barriers to jobs and investments. La Commission crée un forum d'experts afin de surmonter les obstacles transfrontaliers Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:13:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3270_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 20 septembre 2017 Afin d'exploiter pleinement le potentiel économique des régions frontalières de l'UE, où vivent plus de 150 millions de citoyens, la Commission lance aujourd'hui le «point de contact frontalier», qui a pour rôle d'aider les régions à lever les obstacles... Eurostat fournit des précisions sur la manière d'enregistrer les contrats de performance énergétique dans les comptes nationaux Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:21:37 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3268_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 19 septembre 2017 Eurostat, l'Office statistique de la Commission européenne, a publié aujourd'hui une note d'orientation actualisée sur l'enregistrement des contrats de performance énergétique (CPE) dans les comptes publics. Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts Questions and Answers Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:44:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-3269_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2017 Eurostat is publishing today a guidance note on the accounting consequences for governments of energy performance contracts. What is an energy performance contract (EPC) and why is it important? An energy performance contract (EPC) is a contractual agreement between a private... Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:44:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3268_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 September 2017 Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, has published today an updated guidance note on the recording of energy performance contracts (EPCs) in government accounts. Overview of the 2016 and 2017 country-specific recommendations in the area of families and children Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2868&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9833" width="78" align="left">Every year the European Commission issues country-specific recommendations (CSRs) as part of the European Semester. EPIC at conference on promoting migrant integration Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2867&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9830" width="78" align="left">Barbara Janta, Senior Analyst at RAND Europe, presented EPIC at a conference on Promoting Migrant Integration for a Powerful, Diverse and Multicultural Europe. European Pillar of Social Rights Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2866&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9828" width="78" align="left">Following the 2016 public consultation, the European Commission presented the European Pillar of Social Rights as a formal Commission Recommendation on 26th April 2017. Recent social policy developments in Greece Tue, 05 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2864&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Two new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on the integration of refugee and migrant children into the Greek educational system and on Greece's first national minimum income scheme. VET Research Award of the European Commission 2017 Mon, 04 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2862&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9825" width="78" align="left">The European Commission will, for the second time, award examples of excellence in vocational education and training (VET) during the European Vocational Skills Week on 20-24 November 2017. Études à l'étranger: la Commission offre davantage de possibilités de mobilité de longue durée dans toute l'UE aux jeunes apprentis Mon, 04 Sep 2017 15:51:01 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2763_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 4 septembre 2017 La Commission européenne préfinance actuellement sept projets pilotes qui proposent des apprentissages de longue durée à l'étranger. Cette année, 238 apprentis supplémentaires devraient bénéficier d'un stage de six à douze mois dans un autre pays de l'UE, outre les... Apprenticeships abroad: Commission gives boost to long-term placements across the EU Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2763_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 September 2017 The European Commission is pre-financing seven pilot projects that offer long-term apprenticeships abroad. Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, commented: "Evidence has shown that long-term mobility experiences improve social, job-specific and language skills much more... Intensification of efforts to tackle child poverty and social exclusion are needed Sun, 03 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2861&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9821" width="78" align="left">A Synthesis Report from the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) on Progress across Europe in the implementation of the 2013 EU Recommendation on 'Investing in children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage' has just been published. European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) Awards - Send nominations now! Sun, 27 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2859&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9818" width="78" align="left">The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) Awards are open for nominations until 22 September 2017. Apprenticeships provide excellent opportunities for young people to bridge the transition from school to work, while contributing to a better skills match for employers. Recent social policy developments in Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Slovakia and Sweden Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2860&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Five new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Slovakia and Sweden. L'UE: leader mondial de l'aide aux victimes de crises Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:45:30 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-2661_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 18 août 2017 L'UE dispose d'une panoplie d'instruments de financement et de dispositifs d'intervention d'urgence pour venir en aide aux pays touchés par des catastrophes naturelles telles que des incendies de forêts, des inondations et des tremblement de terre ou qui ont besoin... EU: a world leader in helping those affected by crises Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-2661_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 August 2017 When countries face natural disasters such as forest fires, floods and earthquakes or are in need of emergency assistance due to other crises, the EU has a range of funding and emergency response tools to help. European Solidarity Corps: First volunteers in Italy to help rebuild earthquake-hit regions Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2543_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 17 August 2017 Today the first group of European Solidarity Corps volunteers is arriving in Norcia, Italy, to help with the ongoing efforts to repair damage and rebuild social services for the local community affected by the severe earthquakes that hit the region a... Corps européen de solidarité: les premiers volontaires arrivent en Italie pour aider à la reconstruction des régions frappées par les séismes Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2543_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 17 août 2017 Le premier groupe de volontaires du corps européen de solidarité arrive aujourd'hui à Norcia, en Italie, pour contribuer aux travaux en cours visant à réparer les dégâts et à rétablir les services sociaux en faveur des populations touchées par... Recent social protection developments concerning long-term care (Austria) and old-age pensions (Serbia and Slovenia) Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2857&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Three new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social protection developments concerning long-term care (Austria) and old-age pensions (Serbia and Slovenia): Recent social protection and social inclusion developments in Austria, Belgium, Iceland, Norway and Spain Tue, 08 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2856&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Six new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social protection and social inclusion developments in the field of employment (Belgium, Iceland and Spain), access to social security benefits (Norway), access to minimum income (Austria) and housing (Iceland): Social Agenda 48 is out Spotlight on the Social Pillar Mon, 07 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2858&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9814" width="78" align="left">The July issue of Social Agenda is all about what the European Pillar of Social Rights means in practice. Good practices for social enterprises Joint Commission and OECD report Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2812&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9702" width="78" align="left">The report 'Boosting social enterprise development Good Practice compendium' contains a rich collection of initiatives aimed at boosting social enterprise developments. It was jointly published by the European Commission Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Lundi 17 juillet: La Commission présente le rapport 2017 sur l'évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:39:45 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1940_fr.htm Commission européenne - Événements à venir Lundi 17 juilletLundi 17 juillet La nouvelle: Le 17 juillet, la Commission présentera son rapport 2017 sur l'évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe. L'édition de cette année sera axée sur la question de l'équité entre les générations. Fund for European aid to the most deprived helped 14 million people in 2015 Sun, 30 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2855&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9805" width="78" align="left">The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) supports the most disadvantaged groups in society, by providing food, basic goods such as clothing, footwear and toiletries, or by organising social inclusion activities. Learning Exchange on 'Segmentation tailoring online services for the unemployed', Manchester, UK, 4-5 December 2017 Sun, 30 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2854&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">With the introduction of Universal Credit in the UK, the delivery model financial support for unemployed is radically changing. To ensure that this new delivery model maintains current performance, provides a tailored service for the unemployed and does this without additional resource, it will have to increasingly rely on automation and build a more effective diagnostic approach for caseworkers. Effective and efficient segmentation will be key to deliver this increasingly automated yet tailored approach. Peer Review on 'Joint operation groups between public agencies an effective tool to prevent and tackle undeclared work', Oslo, Norway, 25-26 September 2017 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2851&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">In some sectors undeclared work has increasingly become a challenge. Individuals and businesses that systematically breach legislation have a disruptive effect on all working life. Social fraud, violation of tax regulation and other forms of irregular activities are ever more organised and often contain cross-border elements. Cooperation between national public agencies and across borders is necessary to combat the proliferation of undeclared work. Learning Exchange on 'Improving measures for integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market', Zagreb, Croatia, 9-10 November 2017 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2853&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">While Croatia has taken a number of steps to integrate the long-term unemployed (LTU) into the labour market, the rate of unemployment for this group remains high. The Employment Committee (EMCO) has indicated room for improvement, in particular through the involvement of employers, the exchange of information and PES capacity. First full version of the European classification of Skills, Competences, Occupations and Qualifications is live! Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2850&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9801" width="78" align="left">The Commission has launched the first full version of the European classification of Skills, Competences, Occupations and Qualifications (ESCO). The classification is available in 26 languages (the 24 EU languages, Icelandic and Norwegian). Peer Review 'Towards a more dynamic collective bargaining', Lisbon, Portugal, 23-24 October 2017 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2852&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Following recent labour market reforms in Portugal, the extension by administrative decision of collective agreements and the expiration or renewal of collective agreements have been contentious issues in the Portuguese industrial/ labour relations debate. Gens de mer: nouvelles mesures visant à améliorer les conditions de travail Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:47:31 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2141_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 27 juillet 2017 La Commission européenne propose l'intégration en droit de l'UE d'un accord conclu entre les partenaires sociaux en vue d'améliorer les conditions de travail des gens de mer à bord de navires battant pavillon de l'UE La Commission européenne propose... Seafarers: New measures to improve working conditions Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2141_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 July 2017 The European Commission is proposing that an agreement between social partners to improve the working conditions of seafarers on board of EU-flagged vessels, be enshrined in EU law. Training at Work Award - European Vocational Skills Week 2017 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2847&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9798" width="78" align="left">The award for "Professional training in micro, small and medium enterprises at various career stages" is open for applications until 27 September 2017. Latest update of the MISSOC information (as of January 2017) on national social protection systems now available Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2849&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9799" width="78" align="left">Updated information on social protection systems in all EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland including brief descriptions of their organisation and summaries of the social protection of the self-employed is now available in English, French and German on our social protection systems page. Commission adopts proposal to implement social partners' agreement to improve working conditions of seafarers Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2846&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9793" width="78" align="left">Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions of seafarers on board EU-flagged vessels. Innovative VET provider Award for the European Vocational Skills Week 2017 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2845&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9790" width="78" align="left">This award aims to identify a European provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) that has contributed to VET excellence through innovative practices. Rapport 2017 sur l'évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe Questions et réponses Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:31:16 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1987_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 17 juillet 2017 La Commission a publié aujourd'hui l'édition 2017 de son rapport annuel sur l'évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe (ESDE).         Personnes de contact pour la presse: Christian WIGAND (+32 2 296 22 53)... Commission acts to help regions build resilient economies in the era of globalisation Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1995_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 18 July 2017 Commission acts to help regions build resilient economies in the era of globalisation has brought enormous benefits to the less-developed economies of the world and many opportunities for Europeans; but while the benefits are widely spread, the costs are often... Renforcer la croissance induite par l'innovation dans les régions de l'UE: un nouveau défi à relever. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1994_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 18 juillet 2017 La spécialisation intelligente joue déjà un rôle important dans la manière dont les régions européennes élaborent leurs stratégies en matière d'innovation, créent ou renforcent la coopération à tous les niveaux, en particulier avec les autorités locales du monde de l'entreprise. À l'ère de la mondialisation, la Commission agit pour aider les régions à bâtir des économies résilientes Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1995_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 18 juillet 2017 À l'ère de la mondialisation, la Commission agit pour aider les régions à bâtir des économies résilientes La mondialisation a apporté d'énormes avantages aux économies moins développées de la planète et offert de nombreuses opportunités aux Européens. Challenges ahead: boosting innovation-led growth in EU regions Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1994_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 July 2017 Smart specialisation has made a real difference in the way European regions are designing their innovation strategies, creating or reinforcing cooperation at all levels, especially with local business spheres. Commission puts in place network of VET Week Ambassadors Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2843&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9788" width="78" align="left">The European Commission is putting in place a network of European Vocational Skills (VET) Week Ambassadors. Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the 201Employment and Social Developments in Europe review (ESDE Report) Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:03:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-2065_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 17 July 2017 Speech by Commissioner Thyssen in charge of Employement, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility   Ladies and gentlemen, From my first day in office, my priority has been investing in Europe's people; because the European Union is and... Évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe: le rapport 2017 montre des tendances positives, mais souligne la charge élevée qui pèse sur les jeunes Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:30:14 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1988_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 17 juillet 2017 La Commission a publié aujourd'hui l'édition 2017 de son rapport annuel sur l'évolution de l'emploi et de la situation sociale en Europe (ESDE) L'édition de cette année confirme les tendances positives sur le marché du travail et en matière... Employment and social developments in Europe: 2017 review shows positive trends but highlights high burden on the young Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1988_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2017 Today, the Commission published the 2017 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review. This year's edition confirms positive labour market and social trends and continued economic growth. 2017 Review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe Questions and Answers Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1987_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 July 2017 Today, the Commission published the 2017 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review. How is the labour market and social situation in the EU developing? The labour market recovery is continuing and strengthening further. 2017 Employment and Social Developments in Europe review confirms positive trends, but highlights high burden on the young Sun, 16 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2841&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9783" width="78" align="left">Today, the Commission published the 2017 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review. INFRACTIONS: La Commission saisit la Cour de justice d'un recours contre la CROATIE pour défaut de communication des mesures nationales transposant les règles de l'UE pour l'exécution de la directive sur le détachement de travailleurs Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1947_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 13 juillet 2017 La Commission saisit la Cour de justice d'un recours contre la CROATIE pour défaut de communication des mesures nationales transposant les règles adoptées par l'Union européenne pour l'exécution de la directive sur le détachement de travailleurs La Commission européenne... INFRINGEMENTS: Commission refers CROATIA to the Court for failing to communicate national measures transposing EU rules to enforce the Posting of Workers Directive Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:01:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1947_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 July 2017 Commission refers CROATIA to the Court for failing to communicate national measures transposing EU rules to enforce the Posting of Workers Directive The European Commission is referring Croatia to the Court of Justice of the EU over the failure to notify the measures... Le Centre commun de recherche de la Commission européenne ouvre ses laboratoires à la communauté scientifique Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2002_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 13 juillet 2017 Le Centre commun de recherche (JRC), qui est le service de la Commission européenne pour la science et la connaissance, ouvre ses laboratoires et installations aux scientifiques et aux chercheurs des secteurs privé et public. European Commission Joint Research Centre opens its laboratories to wider scientific community Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-2002_en.htm - Press release European Commission Brussels, 13 July 2017 The European Commission's in-house science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), is opening its scientific laboratories and facilities to scientists and researchers from the private and public sectors. Peer Review in Belgium: Reconciling Family Life and Entrepreneurship Wed, 12 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2842&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9784" width="78" align="left">In the first quarter of 2017 self-employed people made up 15% of the workforce in EU Member States. L'avenir des finances de l'UE: le groupe de haut niveau fait des propositions pour simplifier l'accès aux fonds de l'UE. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1921_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 11 juillet 2017 Le groupe d'experts indépendants chargé de la politique de cohésion a présenté aujourd'hui son rapport final relatif à un cadre simplifié pour la gestion des fonds de l'UE après 2020. The future of EU finances: High Level Group presents proposals to simplify access to EU funds Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1921_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 Today the group of independent Cohesion Policy experts presented its final report for a simplified EU funds framework after 2020. Although the achievements of the EU Cohesion Policy are undeniably positive, the current volume of rules does not always make life... The future of EU finances: High Level Group presents proposals to simplify access to EU funds Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1921_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 Today the group of independent Cohesion Policy experts presented its final report for a simplified EU funds framework after 2020. Although the achievements of the EU Cohesion Policy are undeniably positive, the current volume of rules does not always make life... L'avenir des finances de l'UE: le groupe de haut niveau fait des propositions pour simplifier l'accès aux fonds de l'UE. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1921_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 11 juillet 2017 Le groupe d'experts indépendants chargé de la politique de cohésion a présenté aujourd'hui son rapport final relatif à un cadre simplifié pour la gestion des fonds de l'UE après 2020. Commission welcomes agreement by Parliament and Council to protect workers better against cancer-causing chemicals Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:53:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-1864_en.htm European - Statement Commission Brussels, 11 July 2017 Today the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the Commission's proposal to set new or stricter exposure limits for several cancer-causing chemicals in the workplace. La Commission salue l'accord intervenu entre le Parlement et le Conseil pour mieux protéger les travailleurs contre les agents chimiques cancérigènes Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:53:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-1864_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 11 juillet 2017 Aujourd'hui, le Parlement européen et le Conseil sont parvenus à un accord concernant la proposition de la Commission visant à fixer de nouvelles valeurs limites ou des valeurs limites plus strictes pour l'exposition à plusieurs agents chimiques cancérigènes sur le lieu... Corps européen de solidarité: emplois et stages sur la bonne voie Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:10:04 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1915_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 10 juillet 2017 Six mois après le lancement du corps européen de solidarité par la Commission européenne et depuis le début de la sélection pour la participation à des projets de volontariat en mars 2017, le coup d'envoi à des milliers de... Corps européen de solidarité: emplois et stages sur la bonne voie Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:10:04 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1915_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 10 juillet 2017 Six mois après le lancement du corps européen de solidarité par la Commission européenne et depuis le début de la sélection pour la participation à des projets de volontariat en mars 2017, le coup d'envoi à des milliers de... European Solidarity Corps: jobs and traineeships on track Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1915_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 10 July 2017 Half a year after the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps and following the matching of voluntary placements which started in March 2017, thousands of job and traineeship placements are now also kicking off. European Solidarity Corps: jobs and traineeships on track Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1915_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 10 July 2017 Half a year after the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps and following the matching of voluntary placements which started in March 2017, thousands of job and traineeship placements are now also kicking off. Recent social policy developments in Croatia, Denmark, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Romania Sun, 09 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2837&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">9 new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available. They provide information on recent social policy developments in the fields of emigration (Croatia), pensions (Denmark and Latvia), unemployment (Denmark and France), housing (Lithuania and Luxembourg), family policy and health (both Romania). European Solidarity Corps: jobs and traineeships on track Sun, 09 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2840&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9761" width="78" align="left">Half a year after the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps and following the matching of voluntary placements which started in March 2017, thousands of jobs and traineeship placements are now also kicking off. Monday 17 July: Commission presents 2017 review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:04:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1940_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Monday 17 July, the Commission will present its 2017 review of Employment and Social Developments in Europe. This year's edition will focus on the issue of intergenerational fairness. Un nouveau Moniteur montre comment la culture et la créativité contribuent à la prospérité des villes Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1802_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 6 juillet 2017 La Commission européenne a porté aujourd'hui sur les fonts baptismaux le «Moniteur des villes culturelles et créatives». Ce nouvel outil fournit des données comparables sur les résultats des villes européennes suivant neuf dimensions - couvrant la culture et la... New Monitor shows how culture and creativity help cities to thrive Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1802_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 July 2017 Today, the European Commission released the first ever edition of the 'Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor'. This new tool provides comparable data on how European cities perform across nine dimensions covering culture and creativity and underlines how their performance... Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1804_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 July 2017 Questions and answers The EU is a knowledge and creativity intensive economy where the cultural and creative sectors have a special role to play. They are one of the most dynamic branches of our economy, driving innovation, growth and job creation... Moniteur des villes culturelles et créatives Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1804_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 6 juillet 2017 Questions et réponses L'Union européenne est une économie à forte intensité de connaissance et de créativité, dans laquelle un rôle particulier est dévolu aux secteurs de la culture et de la création. FEAD: Adopting a 'Whole Person Approach' in support activities Tue, 04 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2839&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9758" width="78" align="left">The latest FEAD Network meeting in Brussels on 19th June featured a panel discussion and several case studies that best displayed the use of adopting a 'whole person approach' in FEAD supporting activities. Social security goes digital: Quicker and easier exchange of social security information throughout the EU and beyond Sun, 02 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2836&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9753" width="78" align="left">Today the Commission launches the Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information system (EESSI), a new IT platform that will connect electronically around 15.000 social security institutions of EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland Jeudi 6 juillet: la Commission publie son premier moniteur des villes culturelles et créatives Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:01:16 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1845_fr.htm Commission européenne - Événements à venir La nouvelle: Le 6 juillet, la Commission européenne publiera la toute première édition du «moniteur des villes culturelles et créatives», un nouvel outil fournissant des données comparables sur les résultats obtenus par les villes européennes dans les domaines de la culture et de la... Joint report compares European and New Zealand qualifications frameworks Thu, 29 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2822&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9727" width="78" align="left">A new report comparing the qualifications frameworks, levels, and quality assurance arrangements will help support more transparent and consistent recognition of qualifications between European Union Member States and New Zealand. Thursday 6 July: Commission releases its first Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:27:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1845_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 6 July, the European Commission will release the first ever edition of the 'Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor', a new tool providing comparable data on how European cities perform in the areas of culture and creativity, and how this performance contributes to... An EU budget fit for tomorrow: Commission opens debate on future of EU finances Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1795_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 June 2017 Europeans expect their Union to do more. At a time when the EU is doing more than ever before to protect, empower and defend its citizens, resources continue to be stretched at the seams. Un budget de l'UE adapté aux défis de demain: la Commission lance le débat sur l'avenir des finances de l'Union Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1795_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 28 juin 2017 Les Européens attendent de l'Union qu'elle en fasse davantage. Alors que l'UE est plus active que jamais pour protéger et défendre ses citoyens ainsi que pour leur donner des moyens d'action, les ressources dont elle dispose demeurent étriquées. European Health Insurance Card: 40% of insured Europeans have one Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2835&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9750" width="78" align="left">More than 200 million Europeans have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), which is around 40% of the total insured population in the reporting Member States, according to the latest available figures for 2015. The card is valid in the 28 EU countries plus Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Successful and inspiring projects financed by EaSI and its predecessors Sixth Commission report Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2825&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9743" width="78" align="left">The European Commission published its sixth monitoring report in which it reviewed 18 projects in the fields of social protection and inclusion, employment, working conditions and European job mobility. These were funded under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) and its predecessor programmes PROGRESS and EURES. Recent social policy developments in Cyprus, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Malta, the Netherlands and Poland Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2830&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Six new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Cyprus, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Malta, the Netherlands and Poland: Solidarity with Italy: EUR1.2 billion of EU funds to support reconstruction works after the earthquakes Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:40:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1665_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2017 The Commission proposes to mobilise EUR1.2 billion under the EU Solidarity Fund, the highest sum ever mobilised in a single instalment, following the earthquakes of 2016 and 2017 in the Italian regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche and Umbria. Solidarité avec l'Italie: 1,2 milliard d'euros provenant des fonds de l'Union pour soutenir les travaux de reconstruction après les séismes Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:40:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1665_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse 2 milliard2 milliard Bruxelles, le 21 juin 2017 La Commission propose de mobiliser le Fonds de solidarité de l'Union européenne à hauteur de 1,2 milliard d'euros, à la suite des séismes qui ont frappé les régions italiennes des Abruzzes, du Latium, des Marches et de l'Ombrie en 2016 et 2017;... Commission proposes EUR3.5 million from Globalisation Fund for former Microsoft Mobile Oy workers in Finland Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2831&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9740" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has proposed to provide Finland with EUR3.5 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 1,000 former Microsoft Mobile Oy workers to find new jobs. Press statement by Commissioners Avramopoulos and Thyssen on the launch of the EU Skills Profile Tool for non-EU citizens Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:11:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-1727_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 June 2017 Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos Dear all, Today, on World Refugee Day, we think of the more than 65 million people that are displaced globally because of war or persecution. Questions and Answers on the EU Skills Profile Tool for non-EU Nationals Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:11:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1601_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 June 2017 On the occasion of the United Nations' World Refugee Day, the European Commission is today releasing the 'EU Skills Profile Tool for Third-Country Nationals'. See IP/17/1603 Why has the Commission introduced this tool? Non-EU nationals (migrants from non-EU countries) can actively... Integration: New Skills Profile tool to help non-EU nationals enter the labour market Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:11:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1603_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 June 2017 On the occasion of the United Nations' World Refugee Day, the European Commission is today releasing the 'EU Skills Profile Tool for Third-Country Nationals'. It is an off and online web editor that will make it possible for non-EU nationals... Questions et réponses sur l'outil européen de profilage des compétences des ressortissants de pays tiers Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:11:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1601_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 20 juin 2017 À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des réfugiés des Nations unies, la Commission européenne lance aujourd'hui l'«outil européen de profilage des compétences des ressortissants de pays tiers». Intégration: un nouvel outil de profilage des compétences pour aider les ressortissants de pays tiers à entrer dans le marché du travail Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:11:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1603_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 20 juin 2017 À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des réfugiés des Nations unies, la Commission européenne lance aujourd'hui l'«outil européen de profilage des compétences des ressortissants de pays tiers». New Skills Profile tool to help non-EU nationals enter the labour market Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2829&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9737" width="78" align="left">The EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals has been launched by the European Commission. Recent social policy developments in Croatia, the FYR of Macedonia and Turkey Thu, 15 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2823&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Three new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Croatia, the FYR of Macedonia and Turkey: 30 ans de séjours «Erasmus» à l'étranger: la Commission lance une application mobile pour fêter cet anniversaire Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:51:49 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1574_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 13 juin 2017 Aujourd'hui, l'UE célèbre les 30 ans de son programme de séjours à l'étranger «Erasmus», dont ont déjà bénéficié 9 millions de personnes. © European Union 2017 Le président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker et le président du Parlement européen Antonio... 30 years of 'Erasmus' exchanges abroad: Commission launches mobile application to mark anniversary Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:35:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1574_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 June 2017 The EU today celebrates 30 years of its 'Erasmus' programme. From Erasmus to Erasmus+, 9 million people have now benefited from exchanges abroad. © European Union 2017 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani are leading the... Awards for VET Excellence - European Vocational Skills Week 2017 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2824&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9730" width="78" align="left">The award ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week 2016 was one of the major highlights of the Week and showcased examples of excellence in vocational education and training (VET). Recent social policy developments in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Ireland Thu, 08 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2816&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Four new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Ireland. Commission approves EU financing of the Peljesac bridge in Croatia Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:35:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1519_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 7 June 2017 Today the Commission is allocating EUR357 million of Cohesion Policy funds to build a bridge that will connect the southernmost part of the country and Dubrovnik to the rest of mainland Croatia. La Commission approuve le financement par l'UE du pont de Peljesac en Croatie Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:35:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1519_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 7 juin 2017 La Commission alloue aujourd'hui 357 millions d'euros au titre des fonds de la politique de cohésion pour la construction d'un pont qui reliera la partie la plus méridionale du pays et Dubrovnik au reste du territoire continental de la... European Alliance for Apprenticeships takes stock of achievements Tue, 06 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2818&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9717" width="78" align="left">A high-level event of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) was held on 30 31 May in Malta, organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and supported by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology and the Malta Chamber of Commerce. The event was dedicated to celebrating the four successful years of activity of the Alliance since it was first launched in 2013. The purpose of the conference was to take stock of the achievements of the Alliance while also showing its way forward. Three years on: report shows success of enhanced collaboration between Public Employment Services Tue, 06 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2817&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Today, the Commission published a report on the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES), set up three years ago. Commissioner Thyssen represented the EU at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers` Meeting Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2814&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9712" width="78" align="left">Labour and employment ministers of G20 economies have met in Bad Neuenahr on 18-19 May to draw up recommendations for making labour markets future-proof, productive and fair. The EU was represented by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen. Commission support from Globalisation Fund for former coal miners in Spain Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2815&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9710" width="78" align="left">The European Commission has proposed to provide Spain with EUR1 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help dismissed coal miners and young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) in the Spanish region Castilla y León to find new jobs. Recent social policy developments in Bulgaria, Finland, Lithuania, Portugal and Switzerland Wed, 31 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2810&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Seven new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on recent social policy developments in Bulgaria, Finland, Lithuania, Portugal and Switzerland. Pologne: une initiative de la Commission aide les régions à bas revenus à rattraper leur retard Wed, 31 May 2017 13:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1459_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 31 mai 2017 Dans le cadre de l'assistance sur mesure destinée aux régions de l'Union qui pâtissent d'une faible croissance et de bas revenus, financée en partie grâce aux fonds de la politique de cohésion, une initiative pilote d'une durée d'un an... Poland: a Commission initiative helps low-income regions catch up Wed, 31 May 2017 13:10:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1459_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2017 As part of the Commission's tailored assistance to low-growth and low-income EU regions with the help of Cohesion Policy funds, a one-year pilot initiative shows promising results in Poland. Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Questions and Answers Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:01 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1370_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 May 2017 Today, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a dedicated legal base and budget for the European Solidarity Corps. What is the idea behind the European Solidarity Corps? Solidarity is a shared value within the European Union between its citizens,... Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Questions and Answers Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:01 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1370_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 May 2017 Today, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a dedicated legal base and budget for the European Solidarity Corps. What is the idea behind the European Solidarity Corps? Solidarity is a shared value within the European Union between its citizens,... Donner une impulsion au corps européen de solidarité: Questions et réponses Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:01 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1370_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2017 Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne a adopté une proposition en vue de doter le corps européen de solidarité d'une base juridique et d'un budget propres. Donner une impulsion au corps européen de solidarité: Questions et réponses Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:01 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1370_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2017 Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne a adopté une proposition en vue de doter le corps européen de solidarité d'une base juridique et d'un budget propres. Questions et réponses: une nouvelle stratégie pour un enseignement de haute qualité, inclusif et tourné vers l'avenir Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1402_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2017 Questions et réponses Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne a présenté deux nouvelles communications. La première (I) décrit les moyens d'aider les États membres à fournir un enseignement scolaire inclusif et de haute qualité, la deuxième (II) se concentre sur la modernisation... Initiative pour la jeunesse: la Commission présente une stratégie en faveur d'un enseignement de grande qualité, inclusif et tourné vers l'avenir Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1401_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2017 La Commission a adopté aujourd'hui de nouvelles initiatives concernant l'enseignement scolaire et l'enseignement supérieur, y compris une proposition relative au suivi des diplômés pour aider les États membres à recueillir des informations sur ce que font ceux-ci après leurs... Youth initiative: Commission sets out strategy for high quality, inclusive, future-oriented education Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1401_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2017 The Commission has today adopted new initiatives on school and higher education, including a proposal on graduate tracking to help Member States collect information on what graduates do after their studies. Corps européen de solidarité: la Commission propose plus de 340 millions d'euros pour permettre 100 000 placements d'ici à 2020 Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1383_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2017 La Commission a doté ce jour le corps européen de solidarité d'une assise solide en proposant un budget pour les trois prochaines années et une base juridique propre. European Solidarity Corps: Commission proposes more than EUR340 million to enable 100 000 placements by 2020 Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1383_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 30 May 2017 Today, the Commission has put the European Solidarity Corps on a firm footing by proposing a budget for the next three years and a dedicated legal base. © European Union 2017 This will help consolidate the initiative and create more opportunities... Questions and answers: new strategy for high quality, inclusive, future-oriented education Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1402_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 May 2017 Questions and answers Today the European Commission presented two new communications. The first one (I) outlines ways of supporting Member States in providing high quality and inclusive school education, the second one (II) focuses on the modernisation of higher education in... European Solidarity Corps: Commission proposes more than EUR340 million to enable 100 000 placements by 2020 Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1383_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 30 May 2017 Today, the Commission has put the European Solidarity Corps on a firm footing by proposing a budget for the next three years and a dedicated legal base. © European Union 2017 This will help consolidate the initiative and create more opportunities... Corps européen de solidarité: la Commission propose plus de 340 millions d'euros pour permettre 100 000 placements d'ici à 2020 Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1383_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 mai 2017 La Commission a doté ce jour le corps européen de solidarité d'une assise solide en proposant un budget pour les trois prochaines années et une base juridique propre. European Solidarity Corps: Commission proposes more than EUR340 million to enable 100 000 placements by 2020 Mon, 29 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2795&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9667" width="78" align="left">Today, the Commission has put the European Solidarity Corps on a firm footing by proposing a budget for the next three years and a dedicated legal base. Wed, 24 May 2017 17:16:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-1446_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 24 mai 2017 Aujourd'hui, le Parlement européen et le Conseil sont parvenus à un accord concernant notre proposition relative au financement intégral des opérations de reconstruction après des catastrophes naturelles avec l'intervention du Fonds européen de développement régional. Wed, 24 May 2017 17:16:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-1446_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2017 Today the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on our proposal to fully fund reconstruction operations after natural disasters with the European Regional Development Fund. This compromise foresees an exceptional co-financing rate of 95%. Unemployment and inactivity of young people do we see progress and the right policy responses? Mon, 22 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2811&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9700" width="78" align="left">This 'Evidence in focus' on the 2017 Joint Employment Report, adopted on 3 March 2017 by the EPSCO Council, and its Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment and inactivity. Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2017 country-specific recommendations as part of the European Semester Spring Package Mon, 22 May 2017 14:20:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-1428_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 May 2017 Speech by Commissioner Thyssen in charge of Employement, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility   Ladies and gentlemen, good morning, Indeed, we have the highest employment rate ever measured in the European Union, and we have now nearly... European Semester 2017 Spring Package: Commission issues country-specific recommendations Sun, 21 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2809&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9690" width="78" align="left">The European Commission today presents its 2017 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic policy guidance for individual Member States for the next 12 to 18 months. Council adopts revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning Sun, 21 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2808&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9688" width="78" align="left">The Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council adopted the revision of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning today. Have your say on European education and employment online tools and services Thu, 18 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2803&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9686" width="78" align="left">A public survey to better understand end users' needs for online tools in the field of skills and qualifications has just been published by the Commission. Libre circulation des étudiants: la Commission clôt la procédure d'infraction engagée contre l'Autriche Wed, 17 May 2017 12:52:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1282_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 17 mai 2017 La Commission autorise l'Autriche à maintenir le système de quotas mis en place pour les études de médecine dans la mesure nécessaire pour protéger le système de soins de santé autrichien, mais demande au pays d'arrêter de soumettre les... Free movement of students: Commission closes infringement case against Austria Wed, 17 May 2017 12:52:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1282_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 May 2017 Commission endorses Austria's quota system for medical studies as necessary to protect the Austrian health care system, but asks Austria to end the quota imposed on dental studies. ESPN Synthesis Report on "Access to social protection for people working on non-standard contracts and as self-employed in Europe: A study of national policies" Wed, 10 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2798&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Despite a number of recent national reforms which seek to improve their social protection, the self-employed still have lower coverage and benefits than salaried workers, and run a much higher risk of falling into poverty, according to a new Synthesis Report by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) Recent social policy developments in Belgium, Malta and the UK Tue, 09 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2784&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/wel/template-2012/images/logo/logo_en.gif" width="78" align="left">Three new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) have just become available and provide information on recent policy initiatives in Belgium, Malta and the UK. European Vocational Skills Week: #CedefopPhotoAward 2017 Tue, 09 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2797&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9669" width="78" align="left">The Cedefop photo competition this year is built around the collective experiences that learners go through while training in VET. Plus de 1 300 étudiants de master bénéficieront d'une bourse Erasmus Mundus en 2017 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1207_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 5 mai 2017 1 345 étudiants du monde entier ont récemment eu la chance d'apprendre qu'ils avaient obtenu une bourse financée par l'Union européenne pour entamer un master commun Erasmus Mundus cet automne. More than 1 300 Master students to benefit from Erasmus Mundus scholarships in 2017 Fri, 05 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1207_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 May 2017 1 345 students from all over the world have just received the good news that they have been awarded an EU-funded scholarship to begin studying for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree this autumn. Smoothing the path for adults to take up new learning opportunities Wed, 03 May 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2791&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9660" width="78" align="left">Would you like to prepare the ground for an EU initiative to support low-skilled individuals to improve their literacy, numeracy or digital skills, or to assist in their progress towards higher qualifications? Mercredi 24 mai 2017 (à confirmer): proposition législative visant à consolider et à façonner le corps européen de solidarité Wed, 03 May 2017 15:50:37 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1187_fr.htm Commission européenne - Événements à venir La nouvelle: Le 24 mai 2017, la Commission devrait adopter une proposition législative relative au corps européen de solidarité, ainsi qu'elle l'a annoncé lors du lancement de celui-ci en décembre 2016. Wednesday 24 May 2017 (tbc): Legal proposal to consolidate and further shape the European Solidarity Corps Tue, 02 May 2017 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AGENDA-17-1187_en.htm European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 24 May 2017, the Commission is expected to adopt a legislative proposal on the European Solidarity Corps, as announced at its launch in December 2016. The new dedicated legal base will consolidate the current first phase of this new initiative that builds... Déclaration de la commissaire Thyssen à l'occasion de la Journée internationale du travail Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:15:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-1142_fr.htm Commission européenne - Déclaration Bruxelles, le 1er mai 2017 L'Europe dispose des systèmes de protection sociale les plus développés au monde. Le modèle social européen constitue une réussite majeure. Toutefois, nous ne devons pas nous reposer sur cet acquis, car de multiples opportunités et défis nous attendent. Statement by Commissioner Thyssen on the occasion of International Labour Day Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:15:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-1142_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 May 2017 Europe is home to the world's most advanced welfare systems. The European social model has been a success story. But this is not a given. There are plenty of opportunities and challenges ahead of us. FEAD: how to best identify and reach out to aid recipients Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2790&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9651" width="78" align="left">A 'project marketplace' has given FEAD Network members insight into how projects successfully identify and target end beneficiaries. Commission welcomes European Parliament's backing for European Year of Cultural Heritage Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:07:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1111_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 27 April 2017 The 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage will be an opportunity to highlight the role of Europe's cultural heritage in fostering a shared sense of history and identity. La Commission se félicite du soutien du Parlement européen à l'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:07:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1111_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 27 avril 2017 L'Année européenne du patrimoine culturel, qui aura lieu en 2018, sera l'occasion de mettre en évidence le rôle joué par le patrimoine culturel européen dans la construction d'un sentiment collectif de partage d'une histoire et d'une identité communes. Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the European Pillar of Social Rights and accompanying initiatives Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:28:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-1119_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 26 April 2017 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very glad to present to you today the European Pillar of Social Rights. This is a crucial moment for this Commission, and, more importantly, this is a crucial moment for Europe. Réalisation du socle européen des droits sociaux Questions et réponses Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:23:06 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1005_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 26 avril 2017 Quelles initiatives accompagnant le socle européen des droits sociaux la Commission propose-t-elle aujourd'hui? Un certain nombre de principes et de droits constituant le socle nécessiteront que de nouvelles initiatives, législatives ou non, soient menées à bien. Avancées dans le socle européen des droits sociaux  La Commission adopte les premières initiatives concrètes Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:15:16 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1006_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse sociaux  sociaux  Bruxelles, le 26 avril 2017 Faire du socle européen des droits sociaux une réalité pour les citoyens est une responsabilité commune © European Union 2017 Director: Diana Cioponea Alors que la plupart des outils nécessaires à la réalisation du socle des droits sociaux... Commission launches the reflection on the social dimension of Europe by 2025 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:43:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1008_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 April 2017 Following the launch of the discussion on the future of Europe via the Commission's White Paper on the Future of Europe presented on 1 March, today the Commission zooms in on the social dimension of Europe by 2025. La Commission lance la réflexion sur la dimension sociale de l'Europe à l'horizon 2025 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:43:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1008_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 26 avril 2017 Après avoir lancé la discussion sur l'avenir de l'Europe au moyen de son livre blanc sur l'avenir de l'Europe présenté le 1 er mars, la Commission fait aujourd'hui un gros plan sur la dimension sociale de l'Europe à l'horizon 2025. Commission presents the European Pillar of Social Rights Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:39:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1007_en.htm European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 April 2017 Building a fairer Europe and strengthening its social dimension is a key priority for this Commission. Today, it delivers on its promise to adopt its proposal for the European Pillar of Social Rights. La Commission présente le socle européen des droits sociaux Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:39:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1007_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 26 avril 2017 Construire une Europe plus équitable et renforcer sa dimension sociale est une des principales priorités de cette Commission Aujourd'hui, la Commission européenne tient sa promesse et adopte sa proposition relative au socle européen des droits sociaux. Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights - Questions and Answers Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:38:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1005_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 April 2017 Which initiatives accompanying the European Pillar of Social Rights is the Commission proposing today? A number of principles and rights included in the Pillar will require further legislative or non-legislative initiatives to become effective. Le socle européen des droits sociaux Questions et réponses Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:38:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1004_fr.htm Commission européenne - Fiche d'information Bruxelles, le 26 avril 2017 D'où est née l'initiative relative au socle européen des droits sociaux? La construction d'une Europe plus juste et le renforcement de sa dimension sociale constituent une priorité majeure pour l'actuelle Commission, comme l'indiquent les orientations politiques de juillet 2014. The European Pillar of Social Rights - Questions and Answers Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:38:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1004_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 April 2017 Where does the initiative on a European Pillar of Social Rights come from? Building a fairer Europe and strengthening its social dimension is a key priority for this Commission, as indicated in the Political Guidelines of July 2014. Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights Commission adopts first concrete initiatives Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:37:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1006_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2017 Making the European Pillar of Social Rights a reality for citizens is a joint responsibility.   While most of the tools to deliver on the Pillar are in the hands of Member States, as well as social partners and civil society,... Commission presents the European Pillar of Social Rights Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:00:00 +0200 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2786&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9644" width="78" align="left">Building a fairer Europe and strengthening its social dimension is a key priority for this Commission. Today, it delivers on its promise to adopt its proposal for the European Pillar of Social Rights. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-426_en.htm Ten years of European solidarity via the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund Mon, 06 Mar 2017 11:00:00 +0100 http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2755&furtherNews=yes <img src='http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif' align='right' hspace='4' vspace='2' /><img src="http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?mode=displayPicture&photoId=9585" width="78" align="left">Ten years ago, the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) began its operations. The fund is a practical demonstration of European solidarity, as it gives financial support to Member States to help workers and companies to adjust in response to changing patterns of trade. Solidarité avec l'Italie après les tremblements de terre Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:32:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_AC-17-268_fr.htm La Commission lance une consultation publique qui contribuera à façonner le corps européen de solidarité Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:50:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-164_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 6 février 2017 La Commission européenne lance aujourd'hui une consultation publique afin de recueillir l'avis des jeunes, enseignants, animateurs socio-éducatifs, organisations, employeurs et autres parties prenantes sur le renforcement du tout nouveau corps européen de solidarité et les priorités à privilégier. Solidarité avec l'Italie: les Fonds de l'UE soutiennent les efforts de reconstruction après les tremblements de terre Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:15:03 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4095_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 30 novembre 2016 La Commission annonce une première tranche d'aide de 30 millions d'euros au titre du Fonds de solidarité de l'Union européenne et propose de financer intégralement les opérations de reconstruction dans le cadre des programmes des Fonds structurels. Solidarity with Italy: EU funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:15:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4095_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2016 The Commission announces a first aid disbursement worth EUR30 million under the EU Solidarity Fund and proposes to fully fund reconstruction operations under Structural Funds programmes. Cohesion Policy supports the integration of migrants in Brussels Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3665_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 November 2016 Following a request made by the Belgian authorities, the European Commission has today agreed to modify the 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy programme for Brussels in order to redirect a portion of funding towards a social inclusion project. La politique de cohésion soutient l'intégration des migrants à Bruxelles Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3665_fr.htm Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, le 15 novembre 2016 Suite à la demande des autorités belges, aujourd'hui la Commission européenne a accepté de modifier le programme Bruxellois de politique de cohésion 2014-2020 et de rediriger ainsi une partie du financement pour un projet d'inclusion sociale. A new strategy to put culture at the heart of EU international relations Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0200 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-2075_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 May 2017 Questions and answers Why has the Commission adopted an EU Strategy for international cultural relations? In a fast-changing, inter-connected world, cultural relations offer a unique opportunity for improving relations with EU partner countries.