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13-01-2015 - 11:58

The next EMPL Committee meeting will take place on Thursday 7 May 2015, 9.00 - 12.30 and 15.00 - 18.30 in Brussels.

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Amending ESF Regulation, as regards an increase of the initial pre-financing amount paid to operational programmes supported by the Youth Employment Initiative

13-04-2015 - 10:53
YEI

On 16 April Members adopted the draft report on the European Social Fund, as regards an increase of the initial pre-financing amount paid to operational programmes supported by the Youth Employment Initiative by 50 votes to 2 without abstentions. The aim is to cover the lack of available funding and to allow an immediate implementation. Rapporteur Elisabeth Morin-Chartier (EPP, FR)

Encouraging STEM Studies for the Labour Market

13-04-2015 - 10:15
STEM

There is evidence of skills shortages in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields in spite of high unemployment rates in many Member States. This document, prepared by Policy Department A at the request of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, intends to provide an up-to-date overview of the labour market situation in STEM occupations and to analyse European and national approaches to encourage STEM uptake in relation to these labour market needs. The aim is to identify practices which help to increase the supply of STEM skilled labour.

'Concrete assistance' from EU needed to address ICT skills gap

07-04-2015 - 09:54

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