IP/15/5295  01-07-2015 - Free movement: end of the first phase of transitional period for Croatian workers 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 01 July 2015 On 30 June the first phase of transitional arrangements for Croatian workers came to an end. By that date Member States were required to notify the Commission whether they will maintain restrictions on access of Croatian citizens to employment during the...
IP/15/5248  24-06-2015 - European Commission and European Investment Fund mobilise €500 million for social and micro-entrepreneurs 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 24 June 2015 To promote jobs and growth in Europe, social and micro-enterprises will soon have access to over €500 million in finance. This is the result of a new mandate agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
IP/15/5225  22-06-2015 - European Alliance for Apprenticeships: companies and organisations commit to making 140 000 apprenticeships available to young people 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 22 June 2015 The fight against youth unemployment is a top priority for the European Commission. Good quality apprenticeships help young people to acquire the skills and key competences necessary to be successful on the labour market.
MEMO/15/5241  22-06-2015 - Frequently asked questions: European Alliance for Apprenticeships 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 June 2015 What is the European Alliance for Apprenticeships? The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is a multi-stakeholder platform aiming to strengthen the supply, quality and image of apprenticeships, and also includes initiatives to improve the mobility of apprentices in Europe.
STATEMENT/15/5177  12-06-2015 - Joint Statement on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 June 2015 On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid...
IP/15/5132  09-06-2015 - Commission discusses ways to strengthen EU social policy 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Strasbourg, 09 June 2015 The Commission today held an orientation debate to discuss how EU policy can best address social and employment challenges in Europe. President Juncker's political guidelines already underline the need for social fairness and aim to reinforce principles of a European Social...
STATEMENT/15/5151  09-06-2015 - Remarks by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the press conference on the social policy orientation debate 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 09 June 2015 Today, the Commission held an orientation debate on EU social policy and the main priorities of social policy for this mandate of the Commission. The President's Political Guidelines make it clear that the social dimension has to be integrated in all our...
STATEMENT/15/5150  09-06-2015 - Remarks by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen: "Policy Orientations for a Social Europe" 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Strasbourg, 09 June 2015 We had a very rich and solid political debate today. It really met the objectives the President had set for it. The debate showed that the Commission is ready to take the social dimension fully on board in all its policies.
STATEMENT/15/5076  01-06-2015 - Statement by Commissioner Marianne Thyssen on new Eurostat quality of life flagship report 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 01 June 2015 I welcome the launch of Eurostat's flagship report on quality of life data. It is the first time that Eurostat collects information for all EU Member States about different dimensions of quality of life.
IP/15/5067  29-05-2015 - Free movement: new Commission report on mobility of Croatian workers 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2015 Today the European Commission has published a new report on transitional arrangements on free movement for Croatian workers, concluding that future potential flows of Croatian workers to other EU Member States are likely to be small and unlikely to lead to...