Job-seekers are getting into organic vegetable farming in Courcelles-Chaussy in eastern France, as dreams of a healthier lifestyle and demand for organic products convinces people to go back to the fields. EURACTIV France reports.
By Beatriz Rios, Sofia Elanidou|2018-05-31T12:56:38+00:00maj 31st, 2018|cohesion fund, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, European Social Fund, News, Regional Policy|
The Commission rushed on Wednesday (30 May) to defend its proposal on linking Cohesion Policy programmes with structural reforms in the European Semester, after MEPs and networks of regions and cities voiced concerns about the possible impact on Cohesion’s initial objectives to help less developed regions.
By Beatriz Rios|2018-05-30T07:53:07+00:00maj 30th, 2018|EAcohesion, EU budget 2020-2027, EU cohesion policy, European Parliament, European Social Fund, Interreg, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|
EURACTIV gathered a first round of reactions to the European Commission's proposal to reform the EU's €373 billion regional funding programme as part of the bloc’s 2021-2027 budget. One thing is certain: the proposed cuts will be a major issue of dissent in the European Parliament.
When one in four children in the EU is growing up at risk of poverty and social exclusion, investing in children is an economic necessity as much as a moral imperative, writes Jana Hainsworth.
Profit is not the only reason to start a business. There are enterprises in Europe whose aim is to help other people, usually the less fortunate ones, with their career.
Since 2009, the Intégrathlon has challenged preconceived ideas about disabilities with sports events organised in five towns in Seine-Saint-Denis. EURACTIV.fr went to Tremblay-en-France, one of the cities at the heart of this year’s project.
By Thiébaut Weber|2018-02-23T14:12:02+00:00februar 23rd, 2018|Climate Change, EU budget 2020-2027, European Social Fund, European social pillar, European Trade Union Confederation, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Paris Agreement, UN development targets|
One of the main discussion points of the informal summit in Brussels on 23 February is the EU's post-2020 long-term budget, however the topics to be debated on the matter are limited and do not take into account the Pillar of Social Rights, writes Thiébaut Weber.
By Jana Hainsworth|2018-02-13T07:05:31+00:00februar 13th, 2018|EU budget 2020-2027, European pillar of social rights, European Social Fund, Fighting poverty, Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived, News, social inclusion|
The EU has set itself an ambitious social agenda in the shape of the European Pillar of Social Rights, but the biggest test will be whether decision-makers will put their money where their mouths are by providing the necessary funds, writes Jana Hainsw...
Hate speech, racist acts, anti-Semitic violence, and assaults on LGBT people: in recent years, discriminatory violence has skyrocketed. Local actors in Europe are making the most of their imagination to face them. EURACTIV France reports.
Britain has guaranteed funding for beneficiaries of EU regional funds until the end of the current EU budget in 2020. But for the leaders of many research, education and employment programmes, life after Brexit is still a source of anxiety.