EU expertise on social protection, labour and employment
Facilitating peer-to-peer exchanges and technical cooperation
among public practitioners and social partners
Labour & Employment
We support countries in their efforts to design and implement labour market strategies and policies, institutional and legal reforms, employment services and vocational training facilities, as well as to encourage decent and inclusive employment opportunities, including:
- Labour dimension: Legal framework, Occupational Safety and Health and working conditions, institutional reforms and practices, active labour market policies, formalization of informal employment, eradication of child labour, decent work, duty of vigilance, social relationships, social dialogue.
- Employment dimension: public employment services, entrepreneurship, jobs creation, vocational guidance and training, LMI and analysis systems, matching labour demand and labour supply, green jobs, employability of vulnerable groups, youth employment, disability, NEETs, gender equity, soft & hard skills, digitalization of services.
We help partner countries to achieve more equitable, inclusive, efficient and sustainable social protection systems, including:
- Social insurance: Old age, invalidity and survivors pensions, Healthcare, Accidents at work and occupational diseases, unemployment benefits, Maternity, family and household benefits.
- Social assistance: Income guarantee schemes, Basic and other social services, Social security for informal workers, Child protection and Disability-inclusive social protection, among others.
We do so by supporting partner institutions in upgrading institutional frameworks, organizational capacities and individual skills.
Latest from SOCIEUX+
SOCIEUX+ actions are demand oriented, results driven, and targeted to the needs of partner institutions. Once the activities are completed, either in the field or online, regular short-term assessments are carried out. But, how can we measure the sustainability of an action and its results over time? In 2021, SOCIEUX+ initiated a series of ex-post evaluations to answer that question. Presented here are the findings of the first ex-post evaluation of a SOCIEUX+ action conducted in Peru.
International conference "The role of values in the development of the family: national and foreign experience"
On 17th May 2022 SOCIEUX+ participated in the conference organized by the Committee on Family and Women & Scientific Research Institute Family and Women of the Republic of Uzbekistan to celebrate the International Day of Families. SOCIEUX+ Facility represented by Marzena Breza Development and Technical Advisor for Social Protection and Catharine Barme Coordinator for Labour and Employment presented EU best practices in family policies and gender perspective for the labour market.
EU-Mauritius partnership: handover of two strategic documents for the promotion of the rights of people living with disabilities
The Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius handed over to the Minister of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity two strategic documents to promote the rights of people leaving with disabilities. Both were elaborated in the framework of SOCIEUX+, a technical cooperation instrument created and co-financed by the EU. Read here the news published by Maurice Info (2020-35 and 2020-37).
In April 2022, SOCIEUX+ entered into a collaborative agreement with Employers of Poland (Pracodawcy Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej)), the oldest and largest employers’ organization in Poland. This agreement lays the foundation for joint activities between the two parties, and for technical experts of Employers of Poland to join SOCIEUX+ activities in EU Partner Countries
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