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Euro area unemployment at 7.4%, EU27 at 6.6% (March 2020)

In March, a month marked by a wide introduction of containment measures due to COVID-19, unemployment rates both in the euro area and the EU spiked compared to February (7.4%, up from 7.3% and 6.6%, up from 6.5%, accordingly).

European Investment Fund and the European Commission launch a new €50 million pilot for the development of skills and education

A new pilot guarantee facility of €50 million, addressed to individuals and organisations who wish to invest in skills and education is launched by the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission.

European Commission launches “SURE” instrument to protect jobs and people at work

The European Commission launched a coordinated response against the coronavirus effects that threat the European economy, with the temporary “Support mitigating Unemployment Risks in Emergency” (SURE) initiative, aiming to protect affected jobs and workers.

Third Policy learning forum on upskilling pathways: a vision for the future

05/11/2020 06/11/2020Belgium, EU27_2019
Policy Learning Fora (PLF) on upskilling pathways are a series of policy learning events on the topic aimed at providing a platform for countries to come together to learn from one another and explore common challenges in upskilling adults with low level of skills

Enhancing European cooperation in VET – Looking back planning ahead

04/06/2020 05/06/2020Greece, EU27_2019
Hosted under the Croatian Presidency of the EU in cooperation with the German Presidency and the European Commission, the joint Cedefop-ETF conference, on 4 and 5 June in Thessaloniki, will review achievements made on the joint priorities in European cooperation in VET during 2015-20.

Euro area unemployment at 7.4%, EU27 at 6.6% (January 2020)

According to Eurostat, unemployment rates in January 2020 haven’t shown significant change, staying at relatively low levels. Both the euro area (EA19) and the EU27 seasonally adjusted averages, at around 7.4% and 6.6% respectively, are well received. Specifically, the EU27’s unemployment rate is...