Council of the European Union

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20 November 2017

Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all

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.
30 September 2016

Workshop on the transition from the personal protective equipment Directive to a new Regulation

Published : Fri, 30 Sep 2016 Event: 16/11/2016 @ MADOU TOWER On 16 November 2016, the European Commission will organise a workshop in Brussels on the transition from the current Directive to the new Regulation on personal protective equipmen...
27 June 2016

Council Conclusions on 'Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion: an Integrated Approach'

The Council calls on the Commission and the Member States to develop an integrated approach to combat poverty and social exclusion by combining adequate income support, access to quality services and inclusive labour markets, while ensuring equal opportun...
22 March 2016

High level conference on global health security

The French Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women’s Rights and the European Commission organise this event, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization and the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the EU.
14 March 2016

Foreign Affairs Council

The Foreign Affairs Council is made up of foreign ministers from all EU member states. It is responsible for the EU's external action, which includes foreign policy, defence and security, trade, development cooperation and humanitarian aid.