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15th September, European launch of 'Youth on the Move' initiative
    On 15th September, the European Commissioners Androulla Vassiliou (Education and Youth) and László Andor (Employment and social affairs) will launch “Youth on the...
09-08-2010  | 3856 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Dealing with the rising costs of Europe’s pensions
Social affairs | Runtime: 6'32"
Dealing with the rising costs of Europe’s pensions
    Across Europe governments are faced with the increasing burden of providing pensions for their senior citizens. On 7 July the European Commission will present a Green Paper  launching a...
06-25-2010  | 5084 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Do we really know the Roma?  International Roma Day raises the question
    Between ten and twelve million Roma live in the European Union today, the majority suffering extreme levels of social deprivation leading to a public perception usually based on ignorance, prejudice...
03-29-2010  | 17044 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
EU to provide 45,000 micro-loans to unemployed and small entrepreneurs
    A new instrument was adopted by the EU : small loans and guarantees will be provided to people who have lost their jobs and want to start or further develop their own small business. The...
03-05-2010  | 9982 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Gender Stereotypes
Social affairs | Runtime: 10'47''
Gender Stereotypes
    The European Commission plans to use a series of measures aimed at significantly reducing the pay gap between men and women over the next five years. The average gender pay gap in the EU...
03-05-2010  | 5950 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information