Smart Growth

12 December 2017

Peer Review on ‘Social entrepreneurship to tackle unmet social challenges’, Oslo, Norway, 12 and 13 December 2017

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...
05 December 2017

French city Lyon rewarded with 2018 Access City Award for putting accessibility at the heart of its city life

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.
28 November 2017

President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after the Social Summit

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 fo...
22 November 2017

European Semester Autumn Package: Striving for sustainable and inclusive growth

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 leve...

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