Category Archives: Nation States

European Solidarity Corps – registration website available in all languages

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The EU Solidarity Corps is an initiative announced by Jean Claude Junker in September’s State of the Union (SOTEU) address. He stated:

“There are many young, socially-minded people in Europe willing to make a meaningful contribution to society and help show solidarity. We can create opportunities for them to do so … Solidarity is the glue that keeps our Union together”

Young people aged between 17 and 30 are now able to register for the EU Solidarity Corps through the online portal, which is available in all official languages of the EU. Upon registering participants become eligible for invitation to join a variety of humanitarian, social and environmental projects with in the EU, ranging in length from two to twelve months.

For more information click here. There is also a useful list of FAQs for participants.

See below for the ‘how to register‘ video, and below that for the 2016 SOTEU highlights.

 

The European Working Conditions Survey results published

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Visualisation screenshot © European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound).

Eurofound‘s sixth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) results have now been published. The survey aims to provide an impression of working conditions across the whole of Europe as well as in Norway, Turkey and other neighbouring countries. almost 44,000 workers were interviewed in 35 countries. Results can be viewed using an interactive data visualisation tool.