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  • 18 Mai 2022
    At the beginning of this year, prior to the war in Ukraine, the EU was just beginning to overcome its biggest ever test, the COVID-19 pandemic, and Europe was moving to stabilise itself after this most deadly and far-reaching threat. The latest Living and working in Europe yearbook highlights how the endless cycle of tightening and loosening restrictions that persisted for two years took its toll on people, with fatigue and anxiety infusing populations across Europe.
  • 09 Mai 2022
    Eurofound, in partnership with European Parliament Liaison office in Ireland and the European Commission Representation in Ireland, organised a special event at its premises in Dublin today to mark Europe Day 2022, engage with young people in the community, and to give a voice to young Ukrainian refugees in Ireland.
  • 28 Aprilie 2022
    The Directors and senior staff of Eurofound and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) met in Dublin today. It was an opportunity to review ongoing collaboration between the two agencies, as well as discuss their response to the war in Ukraine. They reaffirmed their commitment to ensuring that their research informed policy responses to prioritise human dignity, non-discrimination, and improving living and working conditions throughout Europe.
  • 07 Aprilie 2022
    Eurofound stands with Ukraine and has moved to respond to the evolving crisis. In addition to the death and destruction from the war waged on Ukraine and its people, this has already brought more than three million refugees to the EU from Ukraine, increased emigration from Russia, deepened deficits on the markets for oil and gas as well as cereals and other commodities. EU citizens and governments are stepping up to the challenge of welcoming the refugees.
  • 29 Martie 2022
    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the lives of people across Europe over the past two years. Although EU and national-level policy and fiscal interventions mitigated some of the most severe potential economic and employment impacts of crisis, the wide-ranging consequences of the pandemic endure. It is in this context that Eurofound launches the latest round of its Living, working and COVID-19 e-survey; to document how life has changed, and provide the most up-to-date picture for policymakers as they respond to the challenges of a profoundly changed Europe.
  • 08 Martie 2022
    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Eurofound and the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) are hosting a joint #AskTheExpert webinar on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender inequalities in the labour market. The interactive webinar takes place today at 14:00-15:00 GMT/15:00-16:00 CET.
  • 07 Martie 2022
    Eurofound has launched its own podcast series, EurofoundTalks, which looks at key topics relevant to living and working in Europe today. Drawing on the insight of experts, the series explores critical social rights issues on the EU and national agenda, how they affect our individual lives and work, and what can be done to shape a better future for us all.
  • 04 Martie 2022
    EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit has emphasised the need for a human-centred recovery in Europe following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the important work of Eurofound in combining scientific research with an approach that resonates with people’s lives across the EU. Commissioner Schmit was addressing staff at Eurofound during a two-day visit to Dublin, during which he also participated at the 7th Foundation Forum in Dublin Castle.
  • 28 Februarie 2022
    Registration is still open for Foundation Forum 2022, a hybrid event that will bring together up to 1000 policymakers, employer and worker representatives, national governments, thinkers and practitioners - online and in Dublin Castle - to hammer out the issues around the role of the EU and national governments in ensuring lasting equality, inclusion and social cohesion; convergence and resilience, as well as a sustainable transition to a just and greener Europe.
  • 21 Februarie 2022
    Eurofound, in partnership with the Irish Government, will host a high-level hybrid international event on 3 March 2022 at Dublin Castle, to explore how to build recovery and resilience in the EU in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. An interview with Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF, will kick off the discussions, followed by sessions on EU convergence and the future of work. A LIVE keynote speech from Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Q&A session with Nicolas Schmit, EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, will set the scene for the afternoon discussions on the move to a green economy and the future of social protection.