Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

29-08-2018 - Lessons from ESF for ESF+

EMPL 18-12-2019 - 14:52
European Social Fund

At its next meeting on 29 August, the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs discussed the draft report on the Commission proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund Plus. To support the Committee work on this file, the European Parliament's Policy Department organises a workshop on "European Social Fund Plus: lessons from the current funding period".

This workshop brings together results from two studies having been prepared at request of the EMPL Committee as well as other analytical, political and practical expertise.Topics include:

• ESF absorption: a matter of quantity and quality (László Andor, Corvinus University Budapest, former Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion)

• ESF and beneficiaries' experience in the current funding period (Manuela Samek, IRS, Milano)

• The use of ESF and FEAD to fight child poverty (Haroldas Brožaitis, PPMI, Vilnius)

• Selected lessons from the ESF transnationality (Discussant: Valentina Caimi, AEIDL, Brussels)

Location : József Antall 4Q1



  • Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies