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Barclays LifeSkills Unveils Bold Initiative to Tackle Unemployment and Bridge Social Divides

(IN BRIEF) Barclays LifeSkills is introducing a new strategy to address unemployment and social inequality, with a focus on underrepresented and underserved groups in the UK. The program aims to provide skills and employment opportunities to individuals facing barriers to … Read the full press release

The European Commission released its 2013 Education and Training Monitor with plenty of data to facilitate evidence-based policy making across Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 30-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Sixteen Member States1 decreased their spending on education between 2008 and 2011, with six2 showing further significant budget decreases in 2012, according to the latest Education and Training Monitor released today by the European Commission. The 2013 Education and … Read the full press release

EC to fight unemployment by improving efficiency of public employment services

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Employment: Commission proposes to help jobless by improving efficiency of public employment services Member States’ public employment services have a crucial role to play in helping the 26 million unemployed in Europe to get a job. This is … Read the full press release

EU-27 unemployed young persons were 5.7 million in March 2013, EU takes measures to tackle youth unemployment

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — What is the current situation? In March 2013, 5.7 million young persons were unemployed in the EU-27, of whom 3.6 million were in the euro area. The youth unemployment rate was 23.5% in the EU-27 and 24% … Read the full press release

Ford España under EC investigation for proposed public financing

Brussels 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to examine whether Spanish plans to grant public financing to the Ford group for an investment project in the Valencia region are in line with EU state aid … Read the full press release