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Eurostat: Euro area unemployment at 8.3% while EU28 at 6.9%

03/08/2018
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.3% in June 2018, stable compared with May 2018 and down from 9.0% in June 2017. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since December 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.9% in June 2018, also stable compared with ...
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Cedefop call for tenders: Long-term cross-country mobility in apprenticeships

30/07/2018
Official Publication Date: 27/07/2018 Closing date: 27/09/2018 Status: Open Reference: AO/DLE/RCDCR_LRUST/Mobility_in_Apprenticeships/007/18
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Cedefop statement on the wildfires in Greece

25/07/2018
Cedefop is deeply saddened by the loss of life and destruction the wildfires in our host country Greece have caused.
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ILO: Making the green economy the new status quo

25/07/2018
During the UN High-Level Political Forum 2018, Guy Ryder spoke about the employment potential emerging from action action against climate change.
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Skillsnet e-bulletin - July - August 2018: Check out the revamped Skills Panorama!

24/07/2018
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin July - August 2018 Issue has just been send to Skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
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European Commission: Digital transformation: challenge and opportunity for migrant workers

24/07/2018
As technology transforms the job market, migrant workers are in a more precarious position than others.
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OECD Public consultation: What should a fit-for-purpose public service look like?

23/07/2018
How should we be managing our public employees and setting public employment policy? The OECD is developing the first international Recommendation on Public Service Leadership and Capability and we want to hear from you. A public consultation is open to all public employees and interested citizen...
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ILO: Elective course on Youth Employment in Fragile Settings

20/07/2018
Participants learn about promoting youth employment for peace and resilience at elective course on Youth Employment in Fragile Settings
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OECD: Employment situation, first quarter 2018

17/07/2018
OECD employment rate increases to 68.2% in the first quarter of 2018
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ReferNet Hungary: Sectoral skills councils linking quality VET to jobs

12/07/2018
On 12 December 2017 the Hungarian Parliament passed the amended Act on Vocational and Adult Training, opening the way for establishing sectoral skills councils (SSCs).