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01 December 2016

Clean energy and the construction sector

Published : Thu, 01 Dec 2016 The European construction industry alone provides 18 million direct jobs in Europe and creates 9% of GDP. It has the potential to respond to a number of economic and societal challenges, such as jobs, growth and...
12 September 2015

Call for the Expression of Interest - Selection of six Model Demonstrator Regions to receive Advisory Support

Published : Sun, 13 Sep 2015 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 This call is addressed to regional organisations interested in developing ambitious strategies to support sustainable chemicals production in Europe. The aim is to attract new investments in in...
05 June 2015

Conference: "Making the EU services market an engine for growth"

Published : Fri, 05 Jun 2015 Event: 02/07 > 02/07/2015 @ Silken Berlaymont Hotel As part of the process to develop a new strategy for the internal market, the European Commission and the Bertelsmann Stiftung are organising a conference en...
05 May 2015

EURES’ advice results in photographer’s exhibition

(From ec.europa.eu ) The creative and cultural sector accounts for 4.2% of EU's GDP and employs around seven million people, mainly in small businesses, according to a report published in 2014 . But the need for someone's creative or artistic work is not as evident as it is within other sectors, recruitment does not follow the same pattern. So EURES advisors need to take a different approach when it comes to matching artists with opportunities. When the Stunning Staircases exhibition opened on 18 March one of the keenest visitors was EURES adviser Pieter van der Valk, who is based at Utrecht...