Social Affairs

InvestEU kickstarts €250 million of investment in affordable social housing, skills and social enterprises under agreement with Council of Europe Development Bank

The InvestEU Investment Committee approved a new guarantee, bringing the total of operations financed by the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) and backed by InvestEU to five. With this, the overall amount of the InvestEU guarantee approved for CEB projects has reached €80 million. The CEB projects are expected to mobilise €252.5 million in […]

Regulation Social Climate Fund

Regulation 2023/955 of 10 May 2023 establishing a Social Climate Fund and amending Regulation 2021/1060

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 […]

European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers

The EGF will support the socio-economic transformations caused by globalization and technological and environmental changes by helping redundant workers and the self-employed who have ceased their activities to adapt to structural change. LEGAL BASIS Regulation (EU) 2021/691 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 April 2021 on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund […]

EUROsociAL+, Social Cohesion Programme EU-LatinAmerica

EUROsociAL+ is a programme for cooperation between the European Union and Latin America that contributes to reducing inequality, improving levels of social cohesion and strengthening the institutions of 19 Latin American countries. It provides support for the process of designing, reforming and implementing public policy, focusing its action on the areas of gender equality, democratic […]