The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ALTUM, a state-owned development institution of Latvia, have signed a microfinance guarantee agreement under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).
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 i...
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.
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.
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.
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.