Welcome to Easi
This is the space for up-to-date insights on the EU’s Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme from your national contact point in Ireland, The Wheel.
WHAT IS THE EASI PROGRAMME?
The Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme aims to support employment, social policy and labour mobility across the EU. EaSI is a strand of the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) programme.
As part of ESF+, EaSI follows the same policy objectives with the European Pillar of Social Rights as its main framework. The activities in the 2022 Annual Work Programme of the EaSI strand will also contribute to the EU‘s recovery from the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
The specific priorities for the EaSI strand are to:
Strengthen employment and skills
Help improve social protection and inclusion
Improve labour markets and ensure fair labour mobility
Foster safe and fair working conditions
WHO AND WHAT DOES EASI SUPPORT?
EaSI supports civil society organisations, administrations, social security institutions and employment services, as well as microfinance institutions and institutions providing finance to social enterprises or other social investment actors.
Funded activities include:
Analytical activities (surveys, studies, methodologies, etc.)
Testing of social experimentations and innovative solutions
Networking and capacity-building activities
EU-wide targeted labour- mobility schemes
Communication and dissemination activities (exchange of practices and peer review).
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