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Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council meeting: need to step up integration efforts
Ministers of Youth and Education for EU Member States met on 23-24 November 2015 in Brussels for the ’Education, Youth, Culture and Sports’ Council. Following the tragic events in Paris on 13 November 2015, the Ministers underlined the relevance of the Paris declaration of 17 March 2015 on promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education. Moreover, the Council informed that it will launch, in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme, a specific call for proposals in this field with a budget of 3 million euros in November.
Eurofound: First findings of the Sixth European Working Conditions Survey
SOLIDAR participated in a high-level conference organised by the Luxembourg Presidency and Eurofound on 23 and 24 November in Luxembourg, where first findings of the Sixth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) were presented and discussed with a wide range of stakeholders. The EWCS is a wide-ranging survey of workers carried out by Eurofound every five years since 1991. The survey interviews employees and self-employed workers about key issues related to their work and employment, such as employment status, physical and psychological risk, time and place of work, skills development etc.
Did you know that every day in Europe, 7 women die from domestic violence?
And 1 out of 3 women has already suffered from male violence?
We are in 2015 and this is simply unacceptable. It is time to say STOP!
SOLIDAR support the PES Women’s message saying: ‘enough is enough - it is time to stop violence against women!’
Progressive structural reforms: Proposals for European reforms to reduce inequalities and promote jobs, growth and social investment
SOLIDAR Book Launch, 1 December 2015, 12.00-15.00, European Parliament Library, Brussels
On 1 December 2015, SOLIDAR invites you to attend the public launch of our edited volume “Progressive Structural Reforms. Proposals for European reforms to reduce inequalities and promote jobs, growth and social investment.”(draft programme)