Jan Kouwenberg elected Chair of Eurofound’s Management Board
Jan Kouwenberg has been elected Chair of Eurofound’s Management Board at the Agency’s annual Management Board meeting in Dublin today.
EU agencies deepen cooperation at important time for gender equality in Europe
Ivailo Kalfin, Eurofound Executive Director, and Carlien Scheele, Director of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) met in Dublin today on the sidelines of Eurofound’s annual Management Board meeting, to discuss latest developments in gender equality in Europe and sign a joint action plan defining future collaboration between the two Agencies.
Youth of Europe in spotlight in discussions between Eurofound and H.E. Leonard Sacco
Eurofound’s Executive Director met with H.E. Leonard Sacco, Ambassador of the Republic of Malta to Ireland, in Eurofound yesterday to discuss latest findings and developments, including on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth.
Future of Europe in the spotlight in discussions between Eurofound and Irish Government
Eurofound’s Directorate met with Thomas Byrne T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for EU Affairs, in Dublin today to discuss the evolving role of the Agency in producing timely and relevant research on the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment, the labour market and quality of life, as well as its strategic position as the only EU agency based in Ireland.
Ivailo Kalfin takes over as Eurofound Executive Director
Ivailo Kalfin begins his mandate as Executive Director of Eurofound today, having been approved by the Eurofound Management Board on 5 March and presenting his priorities for the position to the European Parliament's Employment and Social Affairs Committee on 13 April.
Eurofound sets its sights on Europe's recovery and resilience
Eurofound has focused on Europe's immediate social, economic and labour market priorities and its developing role over the coming four years with the publication of its Programming document 2021-2024.
A new vision for a gender-equal Europe
Today, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. The Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025 sets out key actions for the next 5 years and commits to ensure that the Commission will include an equality perspective in all EU policy areas.
Gender equality is a critical component of economic growth and social rights in Europe. In this light, the EU ha
Eurofound adopts ambitious work programme for 2020
Eurofound’s Management Board has adopted an ambitious work programme for the organisation for 2020, the last of the current multiannual programme for 2017-2020
Quality of life improving in Malta, but concerning issues on the horizon for young people
As Malta celebrates its Independence Day, we mark the day by sharing our research data, findings and analysis to provide a snapshot of living and working conditions in Malta today. Eurofound has been monitoring and reporting on the improvement of living and working conditions in Malta, in comparison to the other EU Member States, since before accession to the EU.
Economic rebound ushers in gradual recovery of trust in Europe
As citizens across the EU prepare to cast their vote in the European elections, the latest Living and working in Europe report from Eurofound looks at how work and life has changed in the EU since 2015.
Foundation of a new era for Eurofound
On 26 May 1975 the Council passed Regulation (EEC) No 1365/75 on the creation of a new Agency that would aim to contribute to the planning and establishment of better living and working conditions. Now, almost 44 years later, the Founding Regulation of Eurofound gets a 21st Century update.
New programme seeks to respond to diverse social, employment and work-related challenges facing EU policymakers
Eurofound has launched its new work programme for 2017 to 2020. This document sets out the activities the Agency plans to undertake in the next four years to support European decision-makers in formulating effective policies for the improvement of quality of life and work in a fair and competitive Europe during this challenging period.