IP/17/681  22-03-2017 - The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary: 6 decades of investment in people 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 March 2017 The year 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the European Social Fund (ESF), Europe's oldest and main instrument to invest in people. Today it is an important driver of job creation, promoting better education, more modern public administrations and social inclusion,...
MEMO/17/470  08-03-2017 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 March 2017 Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Rome Treaty included a provision on equal pay.
IP/17/443  07-03-2017 - Ten years of European solidarity via the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2017 Ten years ago, the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF) began its operations. The fund is a practical demonstration of European solidarity, as it gives financial support to Member States to help workers and companies to adjust in response to changing patterns...
STATEMENT/17/463  07-03-2017 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 March 2017 The European Union stands by women in Europe and around the globe today, as it did at the time of its foundation. Sixty years ago, equality between women and men was embedded in the Rome Treaty as one of the European Union's...
MEMO/17/312  22-02-2017 - Questions and Answers: Commission investigation into statistical reporting in Salzburg 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 February 2017 On what basis has the Commission concluded that three entities within the general government sector of Austria were seriously negligent? On 3 May 2016, the Commission announced the launch of a formal investigation into the possible misrepresentation of statistics in Austria.
SPEECH/17/330  22-02-2017 - Speaking points by Commissioner Thyssen on the 2017 country reports 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 22 February 2017 Ladies and gentleman, Today's results confirm once again our progress towards growth and jobs. Let me first give you some figures. Firstly, there are 232 million people employed in Europe which is the highest number ever and employment...
AC/17/227  08-02-2017 - Further shaping and consolidating the European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 6 February 2017 The European Commission launched a public consultation to consult young people, teachers, youth workers, organisations, employers and other stakeholders on the priorities and the strengthening of the recently launched European Solidarity Corps.
IP/17/164  06-02-2017 - Commission launches public consultation to further shape the European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 6 February 2017 Today, the European Commission launches a public consultation to consult young people, teachers, youth workers, organisations, employers and other stakeholders on the priorities and the strengthening of the recently launched European Solidarity Corps.
STATEMENT/17/141  24-01-2017 - Commission defends national rules on employee participation rights before the Court of Justice of the EU 
European Commission - European - Statement Commission Brussels, 24 January 2017 This morning, an oral hearing took place at the Court of Justice of the European Union following a preliminary reference by a German court (Case C-566/15, Erzberger v. Tui).
AC/17/136  07-02-2017 - Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights 
European Commission - European - Announcement Commission Brussels, 23 January 2017 The European Commission has taken a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights at a high level conference in Brussels, and announced that it will co-host an EU Social Summit later this year.