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Shaping adequate social protection through the Social Pillar – Eurodiaconia- 27th Sep

"Shaping adequate social protection through the Social Pillar", Eurodiaconia Breakfast meeting, 27th September,  Brussels (#Social Pillar) A new wording to combat poverty... ------------------------------------------------------------ When we look at the approach of the EU Commission in the fight against poverty, we get used to being faced with highly sophisticated wording, brilliant concepts, hundreds of indicators, social impact [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Shaping adequate social protection through the Social Pillar – Eurodiaconia- 27th Sep

Consultation on an effective insolvency framework within the EU

From 23 March 2016 to 14 June 2016 (12 weeks) Objective of the consultation This consultation seeks stakeholders' views on key insolvency aspects. In particular, it seeks views with regard to common principles and standards which could ensure that national insolvency frameworks work well, especially in a cross-border context. The responses will be used to [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Consultation on an effective insolvency framework within the EU

“Of Mice and Unemployed: Rethinking Micro-Enterprise and Small Business Policies In the EU”

MICROFINANCE CENTRE (MFC) - The paper discusses the complex relationships between firm size and job creation within the EU, demonstrating a need to better understand the dynamics of job creation and destruction. Promoting jobs through self-employment and small businesses (which create the majority of jobs in an economy) is a strategy that attracts a lot [...]

By | September 18th, 2015|Reading Room|Comments Off on “Of Mice and Unemployed: Rethinking Micro-Enterprise and Small Business Policies In the EU”