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Poverty: Conclusions of ‘The Europe 2020 poverty target – Lessons Learned and the Way Forward’ conference

Poverty: Conclusions of ‘The Europe 2020 poverty target – Lessons Learned and the Way Forward’ conference

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Speaking at the high-level conference on ‘The Europe 2020 poverty target: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward’, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Commissioner László Andor urged member states to improve their social welfare systems, set more ambitious targets to reduce the number of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion and ensure those targets can […]

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Conference on mobilizing innovation for a more social Europe

Conference on mobilizing innovation for a more social Europe

The European Commission is hosting a high-level conference on Mobilizing Social Policy Innovation on 19-20 May in Brussels. The conference will discuss how social policy innovation helps to catalyse social policy reforms for better economic and social outcomes. It will present experiences gained across the EU and will look at how social policy innovations can […]

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Strasbourg Declaration: Empowering social entrepreneurs for innovation, inclusive growth and jobs

Strasbourg Declaration: Empowering social entrepreneurs for innovation, inclusive growth and jobs

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meeting and working together in Strasbourg on 16 and 17 January 2014, more than 2,000 social entrepreneurs and supporters of social enterprise, representing the rich diversity of the social economy, have affirmed the view that social enterprises must play a bigger role in the future of Europe and have identified new ideas and actions to […]

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Major European event to shape future for social businesses

Major European event to shape future for social businesses

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The social economy is an important pillar of the European economy, representing some 10% of GDP. More than 11 million workers or 4.5% of the active EU population are employed in the social economy. One in every four new businesses set up each year is a social business, rising to one in three in France, Finland […]

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Major European event to shape future for social businesses

Major European event to shape future for social businesses

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The social economy is an important pillar of the European economy, representing some 10% of GDP. More than 11 million workers or 4.5% of the active EU population are employed in the social economy. One in every four new businesses set up each year is a social business, rising to one in three in France, Finland […]

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