Training “Information and Trade Union strategic objectives for the new EU ESIF Programme 2014-2020”, Dublin 4-5 June 2014

Trade Unions have the possibility to play an important role in the implementation of the new EU programme ESIF – European Structural and Investment Fund, in particular as far as the ESF – European Social Fund is concerned. The training, hosted by ICTU in Dublin, will provide participants with relevant information about ESIF 2014-2020 and the European Code of conduct for partnership. Then, emphasis will be given to the role of social partners in the framework of ESF, with both information and the presentation of an Irish case study about an ESF project on mainstreaming equality. Particular attention will be paid to ESF in relation to the implementation of the Youth Employment Initiative. Finally, participants will be asked to work in group in order to identify their strategic objectives regarding the new Structural Funds.

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