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14 February 2017

55th session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development

“The 55th session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) took place in New York on 1-10 February 2017. The priority theme for the event was “Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”. Represe...
23 January 2017

Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights

Today, the European Commission is taking a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights with a high level conference in Brussels. Detailed proposals will follow shortly.The European Commission also announced it would co-host an EU ...
03 January 2017

First meeting of the High Level Forum on Food – a step towards a better-functioning food supply chain in Europe

Published : Tue, 03 Jan 2017 Representatives from the food supply chain and all EU countries gathered on 15 December for the 1st meeting of the High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain.
12 December 2016

Closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week

The closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week on Friday, 9 December 2016 gathered some 600 participants from Vocational Education and Training, business, social partners, chambers of commerce, civil society, think tanks, research bodie...
08 March 2016

Commission launches a public consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights

Today, the European Commission presents a first concrete outline of the European Pillar of Social Rights announced by President Juncker in September last year and launches a broad public consultation to gather views and feedback from otther European insti...
03 December 2015

Have your say on the enforcement of intellectual property rights

Published : Thu, 03 Dec 2015 Fri, 01 Apr 2016 Today the European Commission has published a public consultation on the evaluation and modernisation of the legal framework for the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR).

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