Past projects

Social Affairs

Promoting Employers’ Social Services Organisation in Social Dialogue
PERIOD: December 2011 – September 2012
FUNDED BY: European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
AIM: To redress the lack of qualitative and quantitative data on labour and social dialogue issues in the social services sector from the perspective of the employers.

Making Industrial Relations Work for Decent Work
PERIOD: July 2011 – July 2012
FUNDED BY: European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
AIM: To intensify cooperation between relevant actors – employers, NGOs, think tanks and workers – to identify the role and tools for effective industrial relations, with the ultimate aim to combat precarious employment and realise decent working conditions and quality jobs for all.

Decent Work for All: A Key for Effective Industrial Relations
PERIOD: 2010
FUNDING: European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.
AIM: To produce recommendations on how to improve working conditions around Europe.

Together for Social Europe
PERIOD: 2009
AIM: To improve European decision-makers knowledge of the social realities of people coming from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Social Europe campaign
PERIOD: 2006-2008
AIM: To raise awareness on the importance of the European Social Model among policy makers and campaigners

International Cooperation

Globalising Decent Work
PERIOD: January 2009 - December 2012
FUNDED BY: European Commission’s EuropeAid
AIM: To contribute to reinforcing the capacity of men and women from trade unions and labour organisations to act together and in alliances with others for the achievement of Decent Work.

Decent Work Decent Life campaign - Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
PERIOD: 2006-2008
FUNDING: European Commission’s EuropeAid
AIM: To promote decent work for a decent life for all.

Civil Dialogue: the Key to Better Trade Agreements
PERIOD: 2005 + 2007
AIM: Discussions around how to redynamise DG Trade’s Civil Society Dialogue (CSD).

Women Talk: the Impact of EU Trade on Women in Precarious Employment in 3 Developing Countries: Ghana, India and Chile
PERIOD: 2004-2005
AIM: To investigate the impact of EU trade on women in precarious employment in three developing countries Ghana, India and Chile.

Education

Promoting the Agenda for New Skills and Jobs
PERIOD: November 2011 – October 2012
FUNDED BY: European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
AIM: To strengthen individual learning pathways by developing skills assessment tools for workers that promote individual learning pathways to bridge skills mismatches.

Network of European Trade Union Academies
PERIOD: October 2010 - September 2011
FUNDING: European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.
AIM: To highlight the social dimension of education and lifelong learning by bringing popular education movements, workers’ education academies and trade union institutes together to work on a common agenda.

Migration

Decent Work for All: Making Migration Work for Development
PERIOD: January 2010 - December 2012
FUNDED BY: European Commission’s EuropeAid
AIM: To mobilise support from European citizens and politicians for a rights-based-approach to labour migration and decent work (in line with the relevant UN and ILO conventions) and for policy coherence for development.

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PERIOD: June 2006 - December 2007
FUNDING: European Commission’s INTI budget line.
AIM: to initiate a dialogue between NGOs which provide services to migrants and migrant organisations with a view to producing a set of codes of conduct, recommendations and good practice examples on services for migrant integration.

Enlargement and Neighbourhood

Decent Work Balkans Network – Putting Equality and Solidarity at the Heart of EU Integration
PERIOD: January 2011 - January 2013
FUNDED BY: European Commission’s DG Enlargement
AIM: To strengthen the capacity of trade unions, think tanks and NGOs to act together for the achievement of Decent Work in the Balkans.

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