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Training for employment in local ESF+ entities | Spain

Resolution of October 17, 2023, of the General Directorate of Autonomous and Local Cooperation, approving the first call for the selection of employment training projects promoted by local entities, for financing through the Employment Program, Education, Training and Social Economy, from the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+), for the 2021-2027 programming period.

Social innovation practices to combat homelessness

European Social Fund (FSE+). Social innovation practices to combat homelessness. Call for proposals ESF-2023-HOMELESS. Project Grants.

Guidelines on the closure Structural Funds 2014-2020

Guidelines on the closure of operational programmes adopted for assistance from the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and cross-border cooperation programmes under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) (2014-2020)

RuralCare, Providing care to isolated people in rural Spain | ESF+

The beautiful countryside of Spain’s Castile and León region may seem like the perfect retirement spot. However, living in rural areas can isolate older citizens and people who require consistent support from health services, preventing them from getting the continuous care they need.  The 'RuralCare’ project – funded by the EU’s Employment and Social Innovation […]

Making youth fit for the digital age | EFS+

Reliance on digital technology at work can create barriers to entering the workplace, especially for young people lacking digital training. This was Esther’s problem: 29 years old and without access to ICT training, Esther felt she had no hope of getting a job. The project, Making Youth Fit for the Digital Age, supported by the […]

Kohesio: discover EU projects in your region

EU Cohesion Policy supports hundreds of thousands of projects across regions and cities in the European Union. It contributes to strengthening economic, social and territorial cohesion in the European Union. It aims at correcting imbalances between countries and regions. It also delivers on the Union's political priorities, especially the green and digital transitions. Kohesio is […]

Response to digital demand in the labour market | ESF+

When looking for work opportunities, young Spaniards are often told they do not have the right knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary for the job. At the same time, companies need candidates with digital skills more than ever before. To reduce the gap between young people’s training requirements and businesses’ recruitment needs, the ‘Digital transformation and […]

European Social Fund Plus (EFS+)

The European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) is the European Union (EU)’s main instrument for investing in people. With a budget of almost € 99.3 billion for the period 2021-2027, the ESF+ will continue to provide an important contribution to the EU’s employment, social, education and skills policies, including structural reforms in these areas. CALLS FOR PROPOSALS […]

Social experimentation. A practical guide for project promoters | ESF+

Social experimentation. A practical guide for project promoters Luxembourg: OPOCE, 2022 This practical methodological guide aims to support practitioners, primarily future EaSI project promoters preparing a social experimentation proposal in the 2021-2027 programming period. However, it can also be useful for other stakeholders, notably those responding to ESF+ national and regional calls on social innovation […]

Interactive webpage on the Cohesión Policy projects (2021-2027)

Commission launched a new interactive webpage on the €392 billion budget allocation for Cohesion policy 2021-2027. Following the entry into force of the Cohesion policy legislative package on 1 July, the Commission has now launched a new webpage with the detailed breakdown of the €392 billion Cohesion policy funding for the 2021-2027 programming period. The […]

REACT-EU

REACT-EU (Recovery Assistance for Cohesion and the Territories of Europe) will be one of the largest programmes under new instrument Next Generation EU amounting to €50.6 billion. LEGAL BASIS Regulation 2020/2221 of 23 December 2020 amending Regulation 1303/2013 as regards additional resources and implementing arrangements to provide assistance for fostering crisis repair in the context […]

First Member States pledge around €270 million to implement ALMA initiative

The first Member States have expressed their commitment to implement the Commission's new initiative ALMA (‘Aim, Learn, Master, Achieve') to support disadvantaged young people on their way into the job market or further education. At an event on youth employment organised by the Commission last week, it announced that so far more than half of Member States […]