Ethnic minority participation through education and employment
The next partners' meeting of the Labour Plus project will take place in Brussels on the 6th of September in the "Huis van het Nederlands". It will be an opportunity for the project to present the results and report of the baseline study in the morning and to introduce the Labour Integration tool in the afternoon. The provisional agenda is available here.
Next seminar of the Labour Plus project is taking place in Padua on the 3rd and 4th of June under the theme "between school and work: the value of young immigrants and second generations for growth and social cohesion. The event is organised by the Province of Padua that will present several good practices from the territory. The final agenda is available here online. (A content manager meeting will also take place on the 2nd, and a meeting for financial officers will follow on the afternoon of the 4th.)
Labour Plus project was invited by the Committee of the Regions to attend an event in Brussels about the role of local authority in fighting against social exclusion. ENTP represented the project in a dedicated stand where information about Labour Plus was disseminated. You can find the agenda of the event and the presentations given at the CoR website. A short memo on the event has been drafted by ENTP. (Labour Plus stand is the one on the right side in this picture.) The exhibition documents presented the different good practices is available here.
On the 29th of May, ENTP will participate to the event "Fighting poverty and social exclusion: What role for regions and cities?" organized by the Committee of the Regions to present the Labour Plus project. It is the fourth in a series of seven events covering the Europe 2020 strategy flagship initiatives. Event: http://cor.europa.eu/en/news/events/Pages/poverty-social-exclusion.aspx
The European Commission has prepared an interactive map of regions, cities and municipalities that are committed to integrate their Roma population and that have joined initiatives to support them to reach this goal. Social inclusion of Roma is a joint responsibility of EU institutions and Member States, but involving local authorities is crucial to put in place concrete measures to change the life of Roma communities. To read more about it, visit the European Commission webpage!