AGENDA/16/2148  08-06-2016 - Friday 10 June: Commission presents the New Skills Agenda for Europe 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 10 June, the European Commission will present the New Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim of this Agenda is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s...
IP/16/2039  10-06-2016 - Ten actions to help equip people in Europe with better skills 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 June 2016 The Commission has adopted today a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which...
MEMO/16/2020  10-06-2016 - Ten actions to help equip people in Europe with better skills - Frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 June 2016 The Commission has adopted today a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. Why does Europe need a New Skills Agenda? In a fast-changing global economy, skills will to a great extent determine our competitiveness and capacity to drive innovation.
IP/16/1724  18-05-2016 - Spring 2016 European Semester package: Commission issues country-specific recommendations 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2016 Member States are making progress with reforms and addressing macroeconomic imbalances, but more is needed to consolidate Europe's recovery. The European Commission today proposes its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic policy guidance for individual Member States for the...
MEMO/16/1727  18-05-2016 - European Semester 2016 Spring Package explained 
European Commission - Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 18 May 2016 What did the Commission decide today? The European Commission has taken the next steps in the 2016 European Semester cycle. The package includes: country-specific recommendations (CSRs) for 27 Member States (excluding Greece, which is currently under a stability support programme).
SPEECH/16/1747  18-05-2016 - Remarques du commissaire Pierre Moscovici sur le Paquet "Semestre européen" du printemps 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 May 2016 Merci, Valdis. Mesdames et messieurs, bonjour. Derrière les recommandations et les décisions budgétaires que nous vous présentons aujourd'hui, il y a une réalité économique et sociale, ainsi que des réalités politiques.
SPEECH/16/1745  18-05-2016 - Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Spring 2016 European Semester package 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 May 2016 Today, the College has adopted the Spring economic package. Let me first of all thank all Commission staff members who have contributed to it, who have worked very hard, during long weeks, analysing data and documents, engaging with...
SPEECH/16/1744  18-05-2016 - Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the Spring 2016 European Semester package 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 May 2016 There are still more than 20 million people unemployed in the EU. While unemployment is consistently going down, this trend is still too slow. The level of poverty across Europe has stabilised for the first time, but it...
AGENDA/16/1669  04-05-2016 - Friday 13 May (*): Commission proposes to better protect workers from cancer-causing chemicals 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 13 May (*), Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, will present the Commission's proposal to revise the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive The background: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancer is the second largest cause...
IP/16/1656  13-05-2016 - Commission proposes better workers' protection against cancer-causing chemicals 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 13 May 2016 Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total and therefore the single biggest health risk to workers in the European Union.