The European Social Fund (ESF) is the European Union's main financial instrument for social policy and investment in people.
The ESF supports measures
- to prevent and combat unemployment
- to expand the range of training on offer
- and for an improved functioning of the labour market.
With the aim of promoting and employing, ESF invests in education, skills and lifelong learning. The priorities are gender equality, active ageing and inclusion, adaptation to change, technical assistance and reducing early school leaving. The ESF is one of the European Union's Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) alongside the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and the Cohesion Fund.
INTERREG is the EU programme for cross-border cooperation, which supports collaborations between european countries. This includes three types of cooperation:
cross-border (INTERREG A)
transnational (INTERREG B)
interregional (INTERREG C).
The aim of the Europe for Citizens Programme is to contribute to citizens' understanding of the EU, its history and diversity and to encourage the democratic participation of citizens at EU level. The Programme is implemented through two strands:
Strand 1: European remembrance: Raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values and the Union's aim.
Strand 2: Democratic engagement and civic participation: Encourage democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level.
Measures in this strand are:
-Networks of Towns;
-Civil Society Projects
The Partnership finalised the research stage of the project realisation. You may now learn the results of the international research in the fields of: success stories and challenges in the field of international projects realisation and the key competences for international projects managers active in the civil society organisations, adult education sector.