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Minimum wages across the EU: from 1 to 10

Minimum wages across the EU: from 1 to 10

(26 February 2015) - As of 1st January 2015, national minimum wages across the EU ranged from €184 per month in Bulgaria to €1 923 in Luxembourg. However, when adjusted for differences in purchasing power, the disparities between Member States are reduced from a ratio...

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Social Innovation Tournament 2015

Social Innovation Tournament 2015

(26 February 2015) - The EIB Institute is organising the fourth edition of its Social Innovation Tournament. The Social Innovation Tournament promotes the generation of innovative ideas and rewards initiatives that fight against social exclusion. It covers projects in...

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Local governance integrity: principles and standards

Local governance integrity: principles and standards

(25 February 2015) - Transparency International recently published an interesting guide on addressing corruption at local governance level. The purpose of the Anti-Corruption Principles and Standards for Local Governance Systems is to provide clear guidance as to how...

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EU grandees call for more social Juncker plan

EU grandees call for more social Juncker plan

(24 February 2015) - While the EU is hoping to recover growth and competitiveness through an ambitious investment plan, EU grandees are ringing the alarm bell over a lack of proper social investment, and urge the Commission to enlarge the scope of the so-called...

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Bleak prospects for employment in 2015

Bleak prospects for employment in 2015

(23 February 2015) - According to the International Labour Organization’s latest global report, the challenge of bringing unemployment and underemployment back to pre-crisis levels now appears as daunting a task as ever, with considerable societal and economic risks...

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