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Category Archives: ESF

Four steps to make InvestEU a success for Social Infrastructure Investment

This press release first appeared on EASPD’s newsletter shortly after the common event

On 18th October, the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD), Housing EuropeEuroHealthNetFEANTSA, AGE Platform Europe and the Lifelong Learning Platform co-organised the European Conference on “Social Infrastructure Investment: from local innovative ideas to InvestEU funded […]


President Juncker’s State of the Union: Skills for Youth

President Juncker’s speech on the “State of the Union” for 2016opened on the gloomy recent past and no less bright horizon we stand before as the European Union once again, struggles through an existential crisis: “From high unemployment and social inequality, to mountains of public debt, to the huge challenge of integrating refugees, to the very real threats to our security at home and abroad – every one of Europe’s Member States has been affected.” The LLLPlatform believes that […]


Support to asylum seekers under the European Social Fund and the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived

The objective of this background note is  to clarify the scope of support which the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) can provide to asylum seekers at different stages since their arrival in the Union. It also intends to clarify the differences between these two funds and other Union instruments that provide targeted support to asylum seekers, notably the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), and provides guidance on […]


Guide on public procurement

Available in many languages, this guide is intended to help administrations and beneficiaries make the most out of EU investments. The aim of this document, now available in all EU languages, is to provide guidance to public officials, involved in the management of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), helping them to identify and avoid areas of potential risk of errors and adopt best practices when it comes to carrying out public procurement procedures, a major source of […]