European Globalisation Adjustment Fund

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Reform of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund [EU Legislation in Progress][Policy Podcast]

The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) was created in 2006 to finance active labour market policies targeting workers who have lost their jobs because of trade adjustment. Continue reading

From external threats to taxes – March II plenary session

Written by Tessa Tumbrägel Parliament’s next plenary session takes place on Wednesday 25 March in Brussels. Even though the session is for one day only, the agenda will cover a wide range of subject areas from EU external relations to tax transparency to budget concerns. Whilst the 19-20 March European Council meeting will demonstrate what EU … Continue reading

Equality for all – March plenary session

Written by Clare Ferguson International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March so naturally, progress on equality between women and men in the EU comes first on Parliament’s agenda for the next plenary session, taking place in Strasbourg from 9 to 12 March. Parliament has always taken a proactive stance on advancing gender equality, even before setting up … Continue reading

European Globalisation Adjustment Fund 2014-20

6 language versions available in PDF format Europäischer Fonds zur Anpassung an die Globalisierung 2014-2020 Fondo Europeo de Adaptación a la Globalización 2014-20 Le Fonds européen d’ajustement à la mondialisation pendant la période 2014-2020 Fondo europeo di adeguamento alla globalizzazione 2014-2020 Europejski Fundusz Dostosowania do Globalizacji (2014-20) European Globalisation Adjustment Fund 2014-20 Through its European … Continue reading

Working in the EU – or maybe you’re not working?

Young people from all over Europe – represented by one employee and one unemployed person from each EU country – will come to the European Parliament in Brussels in early November. Agora 2013 will debate the European employment market and youth unemployment and make their recommendations to EU decision-makers. So, what are the main issues? … Continue reading

EU support for redundant workers in Italy

The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) co-finances measures that aim at helping workers acquire new skills and find new jobs. The Commission (EC) considers that two requests for aid to around 1 500 redundant workers in Italy meet the EGF criteria. Parliament and Council now have to decide on the related funding proposals for a total … Continue reading

European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: Tackling job losses due to changes in trade patterns

[updated on 9/09/2013] Created in 2007, the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) is the flexibility instrument in the EU budget for interventions in case of mass redundancies caused by major changes in global trade. It aims to help dismissed workers find new jobs through a package of tailor-made services. From May 2009 to December 2011, … Continue reading

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