On 16 and 17 November 2022, the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission is organising its inaugural annual flagship event in Brussels, the European Employment & Social Rights Forum. Eurofound Research Manager Daniel Molinuevo will be speaking on the panel 'Ensuring equal access to quality care services' at 11:40 – 12:25 (CEST) on 17 November.
Wed, 16/11/2022 - Thu, 17/11/2022
Mon, 07/11/2022 - Mon, 07/11/2022
On 7 November, the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs held a public hearing to debate the implementation of the child guarantee national action plans, which should guarantee children in need with free access to early childhood education and care, education and school-based activities, healthcare and effective access to adequate housing and healthy nutrition.
Watch the webinar - #EurofoundLive: Building a stronger Europe - Making the European Care Strategy workThu, 27/10/2022 - Thu, 27/10/2022
Eurofound organised a #EurofoundLIVE webinar on Building a stronger Europe - Making the European Care Strategy work on 27 October 2022 - Time: 14:00-15:00 Irish time, 15:00-16:00 European time. Drawing on its latest research findings about care, long-term care and early childhood education and care, and in the context of the European Commission’s new European Care Strategy on quality, affordable and accessible care services across the EU, as well as the European Parliament’s resolution Towards a common European action on care, Eurofound facilitated a one-hour live discussion on this theme. A video is available.
Mon, 24/10/2022 - Mon, 24/10/2022
High-level conference: Tackling energy poverty: EU approach & sharing best practices, 24 October 2022, Prague, Czechia. Massimiliano Mascherini, Head of social policies at Eurofound, spoke at the session on Gender aspects of energy poverty.
Living and working in Europe in an era of disruption: Gendered impacts, challenges and opportunitiesMon, 24/10/2022 - Mon, 24/10/2022
On 24 October, at EIGE’s Gender Equality Forum 2022, Eurofound ran a 90-minute workshop session with an interactive panel discussion on Living and working in Europe in an era of disruption: Gendered impacts, challenges and opportunities. Save the date for this hybrid event!
Wed, 19/10/2022 - Fri, 21/10/2022
On 19 -21 October 2022, in Dublin, Eurofound will pilot a 'Summer Forum' – a tripartite exchange seminar aiming to improve the capacity of social partners and governments to engage effectively in social dialogue. The Forum addresses national level social partners and in particular early-career professionals in trade union and employer organisations as well as from government departments and other relevant public bodies.
Thu, 13/10/2022 - Fri, 14/10/2022
This informal ministerial meeting brought together 27 ministers responsible for employment and social policy. On 14 October, following interventions by the EU Presidency and Nicolas Schmit, EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Eurofound’s Executive Director, Ivailo Kalfin, fed into the discussions drawing on Eurofound’s most recent data with a presentation on the impact of raising energy prices on the social situation of EU Member States.
Mon, 03/10/2022 - Tue, 04/10/2022
Hybrid event: The Europe of tomorrow: Gender equality and the economy, 3-4 October 2022. Europe is at a turning point. The pandemic has caused significant economic hardships and exacerbated existing inequalities in our societies. The Russian military aggression against Ukraine has violated humanitarian and human rights law and shattered the peace in Europe. The rising costs of energy, goods, and services as well as Climate change poses an existential threat to humanity.
Wed, 28/09/2022 - Wed, 28/09/2022
Eurofound organised a #EurofoundLIVE webinar debate on the need to regulate platform work. The event took place on 28 September. The video is available.
Youth first! Employment, skills and social policies that work for young Europeans in times of uncertaintyThu, 08/09/2022 - Thu, 08/09/2022
In the European Year of Youth, five EU Agencies, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound), the European Labour Authority (ELA), the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) and the European Training Foundation (ETF), came together to organise a seminar with the Employment Committee of the European Parliament to share their insights and explore the challenges and opportunities for young people in times of uncertainty.