IP/17/5031  07-12-2017 - European Solidarity Corps: one year since launch 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 7 December 2017 Today is the first anniversary of the creation of the European Solidarity Corps © European Union 2017 One year since the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps, 42,745 young people from all Member States have signed up.
STATEMENT/17/5143  07-12-2017 - Commission welcomes Member States' agreement on the European Accessibility Act, but calls for more ambition on responsibilities of public authorities. 
European Commission - European - Statement Commission Brussels, 7 December 2017 The European Commission welcomes the general approach found by the Member States at the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumers Council today on the Commission's proposal to make many everyday products and services accessible to people with a disability (European Accessibility Act).
IP/17/5069  05-12-2017 - French city Lyon rewarded with 2018 Access City Award for putting accessibility at the heart of its city life 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2017 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.
STATEMENT/17/5046  01-12-2017 - International Day of Persons with disabilities: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 December 2017 Enabling people with disabilities to participate fully in society is one of the major societal challenges we face - there is still a long way to go in fighting the social exclusion of people with disabilities.
IP/17/4973  28-11-2017 - Europe's social dimension: President Juncker and Prime Minister Löfven present way forward after the Social Summit 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 November 2017 Less than two weeks after the Social Summit, which took place on 17 November in Gothenburg, the two hosts of the Summit, European Commission President Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Löfven, take stock of its outcome.
SPEECH/17/4861  22-11-2017 - Remarks by Commissioner Thyssen at the European Semester Autumn Package press conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 November 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, Last week the European Pillar of Social Rights was proclaimed at the Social Summit in Sweden. All European institutions and Member States will now be mobilised to deliver on a social Europe that improves perspectives...
IP/17/4709  20-11-2017 - Moving forward on the European Pillar of Social Rights: Commission seeks to promote social protection for all 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The Commission has launched today the second round of discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at the EU level, on how to support access to social protection for all people in employment and in self-employment.
IP/17/4683  20-11-2017 - Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.
MEMO/17/4684  20-11-2017 - Questions and Answers on the second European Vocational Skills Week 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 November 2017 From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.Why a European Vocational Skills Week? Skills are a pathway to employability and prosperity.
STATEMENT/17/4729  20-11-2017 - Taking the European Solidarity Corps forward: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Youth Ministers 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2017 Today, EU Ministers in the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council came to an agreement on the Commission's proposal to provide the European Solidarity Corps with its own budget and legal framework. Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, Günther H.