AGENDA/16/4244  02-12-2016 - Monday 5 - Friday 9 December: First European Vocational Education and Training Skills Week 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: From 5 to 9 December, the 'Vocational Education and Training' (VET) Skills Week will take place in Brussels and all over Europe, under the motto 'Discover Your Talent'. It will be a week full of EU-level events taking place in Brussels, and over...
IP/16/4165  07-12-2016 - Investing in Europe's youth: Commission launches European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2016 The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps © European Union 2016 Director: Catherine Vandezande The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps, just two months after President Juncker announced it and as a first deliverable of...
MEMO/16/4168  07-12-2016 - Questions and Answers on the European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 December 2016 The European Commission is today launching the European Solidarity Corps See IP/16/4165 and MEMO/16/4166   What is the idea behind the European Solidarity Corps? The European Union is built on solidarity: solidarity between its citizens, solidarity across borders between its Member States, and...
MEMO/16/4166  07-12-2016 - Investing in Europe's Youth: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 December 2016 Today the European Commission presented a new initiative for Europe's youth, with the set-up of the new European Solidarity Corps at its core. What is the initiative "Investing in Europe's Youth" about? Today the Commission has presented several key actions to...
IP/16/4252  05-12-2016 - Commission launches European Solidarity Corps 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 December 2016 "There are many young, socially minded people in Europe willing to make a meaningful contribution to society and help show solidarity. We can create opportunities for them to do so." - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 14 September 2016 On 7...
IP/16/4097  05-12-2016 - Commission organises first European Vocational Skills Week 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 December 2016 From 5 to 9 December 2016, the European Commission is organising a first European Vocational Skills Week to inspire people to discover, use and improve their talents and abilities through vocational training.
MEMO/16/4096  05-12-2016 - Questions and Answers on the European Vocational Skills Week 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 5 December 2016 From 5 to 9 December 2016, the European Commission is organising a first European Vocational Skills Week to inspire people to discover, use and improve their talents and abilities through vocational training.
STATEMENT/16/4181  02-12-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with disabilities 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 2 December 2016 The International Day of Persons with disabilities is about people and their rights. It is an occasion to recall how people with disabilities and their representatives have been and remain drivers of policy change around the world.
IP/16/3664  16-11-2016 - European Semester Autumn Package: Working for a stronger and more inclusive economic recovery 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 16 November 2016 Commission sets EU's economic and social priorities for the year ahead, confirms the need to move towards a more positive fiscal stance for the euro area, and completes assessment of euro area Member States' Draft Budgetary Plans The Commission today sets...
MEMO/16/3711  16-11-2016 - Start of the 2017 European Semester: Autumn Package 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 16 November 2016 What does today's package include? Today, the Commission presents: - the 2017 Annual Growth Survey - a Recommendation for a Council Recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area - a Communication "Towards a positive fiscal stance for the euro...