The role and impact of the European Social Fund

15-10-2010

The briefing note provides background information on the role and functioning of the European Social Fund for the hearing on “The role and impact of the European Social Fund” organised by the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs on 9 November 2010. The note gives an overview of the key developments which have marked the ESF since its set up at the origin of the European Economic Community up to the present.

The briefing note provides background information on the role and functioning of the European Social Fund for the hearing on “The role and impact of the European Social Fund” organised by the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs on 9 November 2010. The note gives an overview of the key developments which have marked the ESF since its set up at the origin of the European Economic Community up to the present.