This new programme should come into effect on 1st January 2014 and will make €920 million available for the 2014-2020 period. It will support innovative social policies and promote labour mobility, as well as facilitate access to microcredits and encourage social entrepreneurship. EaSIintegrates and extends the coverage of three existing financial instruments: Programm e for Employment and Social Solidarity (Progress), the European network of Public Employment Services EURES and the European Progress Microfinance Facility.
current calls for proposals:
VP/2013/010 PROGRESS programme: Delivering on skills for growth and jobs
VP/2013/012 PROGRESS programme: Call for proposals for social policy experimentations supporting social investments
VP/2013/016 PROGRESS programme: PARES: Benchmarking between Employment Services