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New programme seeks to respond to diverse social, employment and work-related challenges facing EU policymakers

New programme seeks to respond to diverse social, employment and work-related challenges facing EU policymakers

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 12:03 GMT

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.

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Decreasing levels of perceived tensions in society in Greece could help offset some of the impact of COVID-19

Decreasing levels of perceived tensions in society in Greece could help offset some of the impact of COVID-19

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 15:30 GMT

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown societies around the world into flux and threatens to undo some of the positive progress that has taken place in recent years. However decreasing levels of societal tensions, such has been the case in Greece, may be a positive indicator of strengthening solidarity in society which is important in these difficult times.

EU priorities: Working for a strong Europe

EU priorities: Working for a strong Europe

News   •   Feb 27, 2020 15:46 GMT

The new von der Leyen Commission took office on 1 December 2019. Having adopted its first work programme on 29 January 2020, the Commission sets out its plans for a transition to a fair, climate-neutral and digital Europe. It outlines six top priorities. Eurofound’s work directly feeds into a number of these key areas aimed at creating a strong social Europe.

Better together: Robust upward convergence in employment and socioeconomic conditions strengthens the future of Europe

Better together: Robust upward convergence in employment and socioeconomic conditions strengthens the future of Europe

News   •   Sep 26, 2019 06:00 BST

Strong upward convergence in employment and socioeconomic conditions has emerged between EU Member States over the past 20 years despite the negative effects of the economic crisis, according to new research from Eurofound.

New research provides clarity on convergence in Europe

New research provides clarity on convergence in Europe

News   •   Dec 18, 2018 13:15 GMT

Europe is back on track towards upward convergence, but some outliers remain.

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What now for Europe?

What now for Europe?

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2019 15:30 BST

The votes have been cast, tallied and declared and we can now see the political landscape of the new European Parliament. To what extent have mixed developments in employment and quality of life contributed to the more fractured political landscape? And can the EU continue to deliver to the more diverse demands of citizens across Europe?

Europe en marche?

Europe en marche?

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2017 11:50 BST

In the following blog piece, originally posted on Social Europe, Eurofound Head of Information and Communication Mary McCaughey takes a look at what it was like to live and work in Europe in 2016.

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Deputy Director addresses Eurofoundl correspondents

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The annual meeting of Eurofound’s correspondents is took place in Dublin on 27–28 March. Eurofound relies on its Network of European corr...

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National European Correspondents Annual Meeting 2017

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Group photo delegation from Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

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Eurofound hosted a delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs in Dublin on 20–21 February. The ...

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