EU expertise on social protection, labour and employment
Labour & Employment
We support countries in their efforts with the design and implementation of effective employment strategies and labour market policies, including:
– labour policy and law, active labour market policies, information systems, decent work, workers, informal economy, working conditions, labour relations, labour standards, social dialogue.
– employment policy, security and services, vocational education and training and skills development.
We help partner countries to achieve more equitable, inclusive, efficient and sustainable social protection systems, including:
– social insurance: contributory pensions, health, accident, unemployment protection.
– social assistance: cash transfer programmes, income guarantee schemes, old ages benefits, child and disability grants, public works, social services.
Latest from SOCIEUX+
The Spanish National Radio RNE broadcasted a program devoted to SOCIEUX+ and its new phase of work. Listen it here and discover more about how we work with our partners to facilitate peer-to-peer exchanges and cooperation among public practitioners and social partners.
German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) and SOCIEUX+ have extended their collaboration to jointly promote international cooperation activities and peer-to-peer exchanges among public experts. Under the previous agreement, more than ten SOCIEUX+ missions were carried out by experts from DGUV in countries such as Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania.
SOCIEUX+ EU Expertise on Social Protection, Labour and Employment has launched its own e-learning platform to facilitate online trainings and peer-to-peer exchanges with partners all over the world. The development of this tool, based on the open-source platform Moodle, is part of the SOCIEUX+ response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and international travel restrictions.
The UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, called for reactions on the establishment of a Global Fund for Social Protection; a proposal to be addressed by the Human Rights Council in June 2021. SOCIEUX+ quickly reacted to this call and provided its input.
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