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IL PROGRAMMA COMUNITARIO PROGRESS E I NETWORK A FAVORE DELL’INCLUSIONE SOCIALE - 15 Giugno 2010

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  • 1. PROGRESS PROGRAMME - ANNUAL FINANCIAL ENVELOPE 2010 - OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURESHARE OF THE 2010 BUDGET PER PROGRESS IMMEDIATE OUTCOME Outcome 3 - Outcome 4 - Outcome 5 - High Outcome 1 - Outcome 2 - Cross-cutting Greater capacity quality and Policy Sections Evidence_based % Information sharing % % % % Total policy and of key EU participatiry policy - learning consistency networks policy debate Employment 5,07 21,13 14,36 59,86 0,00 0,0 0,00 0,00 4,56 19,01 23,99 Social Inclusion and Protection 6,05 18,18 13,55 40,73 0,00 0,0 9,00 27,05 4,67 14,04 33,27 Working Conditions 4,79 45,27 3,68 34,78 0,21 2,0 0,00 0,00 1,90 17,96 10,58 Non-discrimination 1,80 7,30 12,17 49,38 0,70 2,8 5,45 22,11 4,53 18,37 24,65 Gender Equality 2,45 17,74 5,79 41,89 0,30 2,2 1,10 7,97 4,17 30,23 13,81 2% support 0,00 0,00 0,00 0,00 1,49 83,2 0,00 0,00 0,30 16,76 1,79 Total 20,16 18,65 49,55 45,84 2,70 2,5 15,55 14,39 20,13 18,63 108,09The table does not include PROGRESS administrative expenditure (amounting at 4,13 m€) 1
  • 2. PROGRESS PROGRAMME - ANNUAL FINANCIAL ENVELOPE 2010 - OPERATIONAL EXPENDITUREIMPLEMENTATION OF ANNUAL WORK PLAN - PROCEDURES CONSOLIDATED TABLE Spontaneous subsidies - Renewal of Open Calls Restricted Open Calls Restricted Subdelegat Monopolies de Contracts current Convention Convention Framework Policy Sections for Calls for for Calls for ion to Outputs facto/dejure- (Outputs) service s (Outputs) s (Outputs) Contracts Outputs Tenders Tenders Proposals Proposals ESTAT Framework contract Partnership Agreements Employment 7 2 9 3 2 0 21 2 2 16 16 25 Social Inclusion and 5 2 7 3 3 0 23 - - 23 23 5 Protection Working Conditions 8 0 8 1 1 0 8 1 4 11 14 15 Non-discrimination 3 0 1 6 0 1 36 1 1 16 16 2 Gender Equality 3 0 3 4 0 1 20 0 0 3 3 7 2% support 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 Total 26 4 28 18 6 2 88 4 7 72 72 57 30 8The table does not include PROGRESS administrative expenditure (amounting at 4,13 m€) 2
  • 3. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY MS, EFTA/EEA, The study will review the effectiveness of active potential and Study on Analysis policies (e.g. training, employment incentives, job candidate countries, of costs and search assistance etc. ) in comparison to passive" social partners, non1 Evidence-based policy benefits of active measures (unemployment benefits, early 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 1 study report D1 Yes profit organisations, vs passive retirement) in times of economic expansion and of higher education measures recession (on the basis of ESTAT LMP database, institutes, research theory and evaluations, earlier EiE analysis) institutes An open call for tenders will be launched for the signature of a Framework contract for maximum four years in order to facilitate the procurement of economic studies and research in the area of MS, EFTA/EEA, Employment. potential and The tasks or assignments to be performed will be candidate countries, Framework governed by specific contracts. The price of each social partners, non D1/D2/D3/2 Evidence-based policy contract for 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 3 Studies Yes specific contract will vary in accordance with the profit organisations, D4 studies/analysis complexity of the tasks that will be required. The higher education aim of this framework contract will be to provide institutes, research economic analysis, evaluation and policy advice in institutes the context of the new Lisbon 2010 strategy, both at national and Community level, regarding employment issues. Study to assess the employment dimension of the 4 Lisbon priorities: fostering international co- Study on operation on innovation and research, promoting Employment stronger regulatory convergence and European MS, EFTA/EEA, policy priorities standards, raising the profile of labour issues in our potential and including trade relations, and pushing other countries to candidate countries, development of a embrace ambitious climate change goals. The social partners, non3 Evidence-based policy methodological study will also included further development and 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 1 study report D2 Yes profit organisations, capacity to refinement of Lisbon assessment framework to higher education strengthen cover the whole spectrum of employment and institutes, research employment social issues with special focus on qualitative institutes dimension of aspects of Lisbon. The methodological framework Lisbon should allow to monitor performance (in qualitative and quantitative terms) and policy response from MS and the EU. 3
  • 4. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY The aim is to cover short-term needs in relation to Small-scale analytical work in support of: studies in support a) the Employment in Europe report MS, EFTA/EEA, of "Employment in b) the monthly and quarterly labour market potential and Europe report", of monitoring and reporting candidate countries, monthly and c) the EES policy assessment in the context of the social partners, non4 Evidence-based policy 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 1 study report D1 Yes quarterly labour Lisbon cycle by ad-hoc literature review, analysis profit organisations, market monitoring and fact-finding; higher education and reporting and d) preparatory papers research within the context of institutes, research in support of the the Lisbon Strategy or the EES policy. institutes EES and Lisbon A maximum of four low value tenders to be launched in the second and third quarters of 2010. Further development/maintenance of labour market MS, EFTA/EEA, model - The current study VC/2007/344 will result potential and Study on in a blueprint of a labour market model, which will candidate countries, Development/maint be tested for half a dozen of Member States. social partners, non5 Evidence-based policy 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 1 study report D1 Yes ance of labour Further exploitation will require data collection for profit organisations, market model other Member States, updating, integration with higher education other Commission models and analysis of institutes, research outcomes. institutes Collection and regular analysis of key sectoral data with a view to identify and monitor sectorial MS, EFTA/EEA, employment developments and inter-dependencies potential and (e.g. using an input-output method); special candidate countries, Study on Monitoring attention will be paid to flexicurity, skills, social partners, non6 Evidence-based policy of sectoral outsourcing and restructuring, techological change 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 1 study report D1 Yes profit organisations, employment etc. This study will benefit from a small scale study higher education (VT/2009/042, to be launched in mid-autumn 2009) institutes, research aiming to identify the statistical basis for monitoring institutes sectoral employment, using advanced business indicators, data from employment services etc. 4
  • 5. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY In how far has the crisis, and its focus on combating unemployment, changed the promotion of decent work and how did decent work policies react to the new challenges in selected emerging economies (with fieldwork in China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Chile). Study on "The Are the longer term benefits of decent work taken impact of the into account in the recovery policies of these global economic countries? The study should enhance the MS, EFTA/EEA, crisis on decent Commissions knowledge base, feeding into the potential and work and decent Commissions 2011 Decent Work Progress Report. It candidate countries, work policies in should also inform with a view to advancing the social partners, non7 Evidence-based policy 2010-2011 New activity Call for Tender 1 study report D4/D1 Yes key emerging Commissions position on Decent Work at profit organisations, economie, with a international level (e.g. in ILO, G8/G20 context). higher education special emphasis Young people and women are among the groups institutes, research on the situation of suffering most in the downturn of labour markets due institutes young people and to the economic crisis. The study will therefore women include a specific focus on the impact of the crisis on the participation of young people and women in the labour markets and their decent work opportunities in selected developed countries (US, Canada) and emerging economies (China, India, Brazil), and the policies in place for enhancing their employment pros As part of the New Skills for New Jobs initiative, the Commission has been launching a series of dialogues with its bilateral partners (China, India, MS, EFTA/EEA, Canada, US etc.). The purpose of this study is to potential and synthesise the results of these exchanges and to Study on learning candidate countries, analyse the potential lessons to be drawn from a from international social partners, non Call for Tender8 Evidence-based policy comparative perspective, against the background 2010-2011 New activity 1 study report D4 Yes dialogues on new profit organisations, (negotiated) of the ongoing policy development on NSfNJ within skills for new jobs higher education the EU. Enhancing the EUs knowledge base on institutes, research these issues from a comparative perspective will institutes feed back into the bilateral dialogues and the activities of the EU at international level (ILO, OECD) on this issue. 5
  • 6. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY A call for tender will be launched in order to facilitate the preparation of the analysis that must MS, EFTA/EEA, be carried out on the ILO Conventions, following potential and the Recommendation issued by the European candidate countries, Study on ILO Parliament on 26 Nov 09, for which the social partners, non Call for Tender9 Evidence-based policy 2010-2011 New activity 1 study report D4 Yes Conventions Commission Commission has been requested to profit organisations, (negotiated) analys and inform the Parliament and MS on the higher education Conventions that fall within the Competence of the institutes, research European Union and which fall under the institutes subsidiarity principle. "PES to PES The aim of this call is to fund a Mutual Learning dialogue on good process among Public Employment Services practices of regarding the modernisation in line with needs of modernisation" - Employment markets. The Mutual Learning Programme for MS, EFTA/EEA, Programme will be articulated and may include 1 service10 Evidence-based policy Mutual Learning potential and 2010-2014 New activity Call for Tender D3 No benchmarking process, Peer Reviews and contract support for Public candidate countries Thematic reviews and dissemination conferences Employment in the context of the EEE. (The call for tender has Services - been published in 2009 with financial services contract consequences in 2010) VT/2009/022 Review PES performance management systems MS, EFTA/EEA, DG OPOCE or DG Review of PES11 Evidence-based policy and corresponding recommendations on potential and 2010-2011 New activity EMPL Framework 1 Report D3 Yes performance geographical performance indicators, candidate countries contract Impact assessment: Studies aiming at better "Impact anticipating employment and social impacts in key Assessments" and policy fielsds (e.g. economic an enterprise policy, "evaluation MS, EFTA/EEA, energy, immigration policy), and assessing the12 Evidence-based policy strategy" (Lisbon potential and 2010-2011 New activity Framework contract 2 study report D1/D2 No impact of promoting CSR, integration measures, IA + IA on candidate countries etc. environmental and Evaluation activities: evaluation of the employment labour policies policy. 6
  • 7. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY This project aims at ensuring full participation of Member States and at developing improved data on labour demand by economic activity, occupation and region. The project includes the development of works to establish a regulatory framework - 2010 will be the first year of delivery of data in MS, EFTA/EEA, Job Vacancy Recurring Subdelegation to13 Evidence-based policy accordance with the full application of the potential and 2010-2011 1 Report D1/ESTAT Yes Statistics activity ESTAT regulation on quarterly vacancy statistics. Spending candidate countries will aim to improve the coverage and timeliness of quarterly statistics - thus improving their relevance for labour market monitoring -, as well as the annual data collection allowing analysis of labour turnover by occupations, sectors and regions. This recurrent project is in a phase of consolidating the LMP database methodology and the data collection. Regular annual data collection, improved timeliness and data quality make the LMP database suited for monitoring of the EES in certain areas (prevention, activation and aspects of "Labour Market Flexicurity, crisis). Continued analysis is needed to MS, EFTA/EEA, Recurring Subdelegation to14 Evidence-based policy Policy (LMP)" understand better the national systems and labour potential and 2010-2011 1 Report D1/ESTAT Yes activity ESTAT Database market programmes in order to increase further the candidate countries comparability of the database. Extension of the database is needed to cover the new Member States, to gain a better understanding of the destinations of exits, to adapt to recent policy requirements for calculating activation rates of long- term unemployed persons. Mapping of national and sectoral taxonomies MS, EFTA/EEA, DG OPOCE or DG ESCO (linked with to/from ESCO (European Skills Competences and15 Evidence-based policy potential and 2010-2011 New activity EMPL Framework 1 Report D3 Yes NSNJ initiative) Occupations) - Multilingual dictionary of candidate countries contract occupations and skills TThe main tasks should consist of 1) maintainance on the JRC database of indicators developed during the previous arrangement, Administrative 2) Improving the methodology and adapt it to new arrangement with Administrative16 Evidence-based policy research findings (i.a. Tilburg Univ study, new EPL MS, EFTA/EEA 2010-2013 New activity 3 Studies D1 No JRC (Joint arrangement with JRC indicators of OECD) Reseach Center) 3) comparative analysis using the "synthetic indicator approach" developed and the EMCO approach 7
  • 8. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY Cooperation with The expertise on acticipation of skills developed CEDEFOP through CEDEFOP is of direct relevance for the (European Centre New Skills for New Job agenda. The funding in Recurring Renewal agreement with 1 Survey + 117 Evidence-based policy for the 2010 aims to to provide, in support of the NSNJ MS, EFTA/EEA 2010-2013 D1 No activity CEDEFOP Study Development of work programme, an update of the skills forecast Vocational 2008 and to launch the business survey following Training) on skills 2008-9 feasibility study Total Evidence-based policy 5,07 Exchange of good practices - covering 2 domains: - Domain 1: Improving the The main objectives are to encourage mutual employment learning at all levels and enhance transferability of MS, EFTA/EEA, Information sharing & opportunities for the most effective policies to 1) improve the 15 Grant 18 potential and 2010/2011 New activity Call for Proposals D2 Yes learning young people employment opportunities for young people and 2) Agreements candidate countries - Domain 2: to provide training for new skills in green Supporting good technologies. practices in providing training for new skills in green technologies Innovative projects The call will focus on projects aimed at enhancing supporting : labour mobility (job to job, regional and intra EU) by - Domain 1: labour improving the overall framework in which mobility MS, EFTA/EEA, Information sharing & mobility in the EU 6 Grant19 and transitions take place, involving employment potential and 2010/2011 New activity Call for Proposals D3 Yes learning (EES GL 20, pillar agreements services, territorial authorities and other candidate countries II and IV of JMAP) stakeholders. The call will also support PES - Domain 2:PES consolidtion/benchmarking consolidation/benc hmarking 8
  • 9. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY In order to facilitate the communication and exchange of information and good practices between the different participants in the Programme, as well as with persons who do not "Information, directly participate in the implementation, networking, dissemination, networking, publication and MS, EFTA/EEA, 4 Information sharing & Framework contract DG20 publications and communication activities will be requested under potential and 2010/2011 New activity communicatio D3/D1/D2 Yes learning EMPL Communication the framework contract established by DG EMPL candidate countries n campaign strategy" related with "Information, Networking and Communication strategy for PROGRESS". The following Communication campaigns will be launched (Mobility, NSNJ, Green Jobs, Flexicurity, New Lisbon Strategy) Renewal of the service contract: The aim is to "European provide a regular information base for EES policy- MS, EFTA/EEA, Information sharing & Employment makers and stakeholders; independent Recurring Renewal service 1 service21 potential and 2010/2011 D2 Yes learning Observatory" assessment of Labour Market trends and policies; activity contract contract candidate countries services contract network of national Labour Market experts; publications and maintain a website. Establishing of an EU network of academics and practitioners on workers professional and Renewal of the service contract: Mobilities geographical Partnership: Creation of a European network of mobilities to MS, EFTA/EEA, Information sharing & experts, including academics, in the field of Recurring Renewal service 1 service22 analyse new potential and 2010/2011 D3 Yes learning mobility. The network should in particular provide activity contract contract patterns of candidate countries information, support, analysis and expertise in the mobility and fields identified in the Joint Mobility Action Plan. corresponding national policy developments in the context of the EES and post 2010 9
  • 10. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY Renewal of the service contract: The aim is to assist in the implementation of the Mutual Learning "Mutual Learning Programme (exchange of information and MS, EFTA/EEA, Information sharing & Recurring Renewal service 1 service23 support" services transferability of good practices). The contractor will potential and 2010/2011 D2 Yes learning activity contract contract contract also support the organisation of thematic and peer candidate countries review meetings both from a logistical and contents point of view, and maintain a website. OECD The aim is to support the Commissions monitoring programme for of the Employment Guidelines on skills, through Information sharing & International International Recurring Renewal Joint 1 Service24 participation in the research phase of the PIAAC 2010/2011 D1 Yes learning Assessment of organisation activity Management Contract (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Adult Competences) of the OECD (2007-2009). Competences OECD Joint To assess the impact of structural reforms on the Information sharing & Management on International25 impact/responsiveness to the economic crisis 2010-2011 New activity Joint Management 1 Report D4 Yes learning responses to organisation economic crisis To assess the jobs potential of a shift towards a low carbon economy. This work follows the mandate given to the OECD Department of OECD Joint Employment Labour and Social Affairs by the 2009 Information sharing & International26 Management on OECD Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting 2010-2011 New activity Joint Management 1 Report D4 Yes learning organisation green growth last September, to which DG EMPL actively contributed. It is also planned in the framework of the OECD Green Growth Strategy, adopted by the OECD Council at Ministerial Level last June. To improve at the EU wide and at the Member Migration/integrati States levels the insight in migration and on employment integration issues also in view of facilitating the observatory exchange of information on the migration and Information sharing & International Recurring Renewal Joint27 managed by the integration dimension of employment policies. The 2010/2011 1 Report D2 Yes learning organisation activity Management International contractor will also support the organisation of organisation for thematic and peer review meetings both from a migration/IOM logistical and contents point of view, and maintain a website - Renewal grant agreement signed in 2009 10
  • 11. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY One area where there is still a lack of research are the socio-economic implications of naturalisation. The different dimensions remain to be investigated in most countries, and international comparisons have not been done. Some of the major issues are access to employment, including public sector employment or regulated professions, impact on wages, and occupational mobility). Additional OECD/EU joint consideration can be given to the implications for management on broader social integration (language, housing, etc.). Information sharing & "The role of This work would represent a follow-up to the joint International28 2010/2011 New activity Joint Management 1 Report D2 Yes learning naturalisation on work done in 2009 on the labour market integration organisation the integration of of the second generation, since it is a particularly immigrants" important issue for that group. However, the project would not be limited to the children of immigrants, but will include first generation migrants and others. The different experiences in terms of policy and outcomes in European and non-European OECD countries would be contrasted. One question the project will attempt to answer is whether or not there is evidence for a “trade-off” in naturalisation policy Total Information sharing & learning 14,36 The identification and exchange of best practice between the public employment services in the Member States will contribute to improve the quality of the services PES offers to job seekers 26th 27th Heads and employers and to tackle skills bottlenecks on MS, EFTA/EEA, of PES meetings 2 grant29 Partcipatory debate the European Labour Market. The 26th and 27th potential and 2010/2011 New activity Spontaneous subsidy D3 Yes (Presidency agreements meetings of the Heads of PES, both presidency candidate countries events) events, serving to co-ordinate the operation of public employment services throughout the EU/EEA in support of the implementation of the European Employment Strategy. 11
  • 12. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Employment PARTCIP. THIRD NEW / COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE ACTIVITY Presidency Conferences (ES Seven major Presidency conferences will be and BE) on organised in 2010 to discuss employment related Employment topics, three during the ES Presidency and four MS, EFTA/EEA, 7 grant30 Partcipatory debate issues such as: during the BE Presidency. potential and 2010/2011 New activity Spontaneous subsidy D2/D3/D1 Yes agreements NSNJ, CSR, PES, The Commissions intends to co-fund these candidate countries Green Jobs, conferences. Flexicurity, Lisbon 2020. Organisation of meetings, seminars, conferences and information sessions: The aim is to facilitate 4 the communication and exchange of information MS, EFTA/EEA, Employment Conferences,31 Partcipatory debate and good practices between the different potential and 2010/2011 New activity Framework contract D2/D3/D1 Yes seminars 6 Meetings, 2 stakeholders in the context of Employment and candidate countries Seminars Lisbon Strategy and directly linked to the achievement of the objective of the programme. In order to promote the external dimension of the Social Agenda, including raising awareness, disseminating information, exchanging best practice and promoting the debate on employment and social policy challenges and policies, Conferences conferences/seminars/events under bilateral and under the bilateral 1 regional policy dialogue and cooperation MS, EFTA/EEA, and regional policy Conferences,32 Partcipatory debate agreements will be organised. potential and 2010/2011 New activity Framework contract D2/D3/D1 Yes dialogue and 3 Meetings, 2 This action will cover exclusively the costs related candidate countries cooperation Seminars to the organisation of the meetings and the agreements participation costs for EU governmental and/or non- governmental experts. The participation in these events will allow EU participants to benefit from the exchange of experiences with external participants on subjects covered by PROGRESS. Total Participatory debate 4,56 Total Section 23,99 12
  • 13. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Social Protection Social Inclusion PARTCIP. THIRD COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER OUTCOMES ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE Joint projects Cooperation with OECD on a) tax-benefit SPC, including its Indicators Sub- Recurring 1 Evidence-based policy with international models ;b) child well being databases ;c) 2010-2012 Joint management 3 reports E2 +E4 No Group activity organisations pensions Eurobarometer (Poverty, social impact of the Recurring Framework Contract 1 database +1 2 Evidence-based policy Studies, analysis Stakeholders, general public 2010 E2 No crisis) activity PRESS report Universities, research institutes, 3 Evidence-based policy Studies, analysis Study on the social impact of out-migration 2010-2012 New activity Open Call for Tender 1 study report E2 Yes individual experts Analytical Conferences/Seminars to support OMC (incl. universities, research institutes, Recurring 3 seminars / 4 Evidence-based policy support for 2010 Framwork contract E2 +E4 Yes Alzheimer) individual experts activity reports SPC/ISG Reports of small value to support analysis for Recurring 5 Evidence-based policy Studies, analysis SPC/ISG 2010 Negociated procedure 6 study reports E2+E4 Yes SPC activity Tax-benefit model to calculate the effects of Universities, research institutes, Recurring 1 database; 6 Evidence-based policy EUROMOD taxes and benefitson household incomes and 2010-2011 Monopolies de facto E2 No individual experts local administrators activity reports work incentivesin the MS and the EU Joint projects Collaboration with WHO on impact of economic SPC, including its Indicators Sub- 1 report and 2 7 Evidence-based policy with international 2010-2012 New activity Joint management E-4 Yes crisis on health status of the population and Group seminars organisations health care systems Joint projects Collaboration with UNICEF on Roma (The best SPC, including its Indicators Sub- 1 report and 2 8 Evidence-based policy with international 2010-2012 New activity Joint management E-2 YES start in Life for Children from Roma Group seminars organisations Communities: a multi country proposal) Analysis and follow up of mutual learning in the SPC, including its Indicators Sub- 9 Evidence-based policy Studies, analysis context of the peer review in social protection 2010-2012 New activity Open Call for Tender 1 study report E-2 Yes Group and social inclusion programme Total Evidence-based policy 6,05 Updates of MISSOC Secretariat, for handling the Citizens in all EU countries, national / MISSOC web with Information sharing & MISSOC Recurring 3nd renewal of Service 10 MISSOC information system on social regional and local authorities, as well 2010 database + 32 E4 Yes learning database activity Contract. protection legislation, incl. Translation as researchers reports / twice per year + 1 Book w C Information sharing & Training for 11 Implementation of social inclusion policies National administrations 2010 New activity Framework contract training sessions E2 No learning practitioners Peer review on social protection Seminars organised on key priority issues for Information sharing & and social voluntary mutual learning and scrutiny of MS, social partnerscivil society, Recurring Renewal of service 8-10 12 2010-2011 E2 No learning inclusion and policies, programmes and institutional experts activity contract seminars/reports assessment in arrangements social inclusion Information sharing & Health Support to MS strategies on health 13 National administrations 2010-2011 New activity Call for proposals 5 reports E4 Yes learning inequalities inequalities Information sharing & Flexible mutual learning exchanges/OMC seminars/ 14 OMC workshops Stakeholders, public 2010 New activity Framework contract E2+E4 Yes learning workshops workshops 13
  • 14. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Social Protection Social Inclusion PARTCIP. THIRD COUNTRIESREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER OUTCOMES ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE Information sharing & Universities, research institutes, Recurring 1st renewal of service 27 national reports 15 ASISP Assessment of the impact of social protection 2010-2011 E4 No learning individual experts activity contract and 1 global report Joint projects Information sharing & Recurring 2 reports, 2 16 with international Cooperation with the Council of Europe 2010-2011 Joint management E2 No learning activity seminars organisations Enhancement of the Cooperation with the Joint projects Information sharing & Council of Europe on poverty and Recurring 2 reports, 2 17 with international 2010-2011 Joint management E-2 No learning fundamental rights and "Europe of social and activity seminars organisations shared responsabilities" 1 EU website, 27 Guide and workshops, 27 Information sharing & Journalists, NGOs, policy-makers, 18 training for How to report on poverty and exlusion issues 2010-2011 New activity call fo tender guides, 27 E-2 No learning people experiencing poverty journalists dissemination events Transnational projects on social 5 reports, 5 Information sharing & Social experimantation, taking into account the Recurring 19 Stakeholders, public 2010-2012 Call for proposals webpages, 5 E-2 yes learning experimantation experience of the 2009 call and covering activity seminars deinstutionalisation strategies Total Information sharing & learning 13,55 Meeting of people Annual meeting of people living in poverty People living in situations of poverty, Recurring 1 conference + 1 20 Partcipatory debate 2011 Monopolies de iure E2 Yes experiencing and social exclusion public authorities, NGOs activity report poverty Presidency events (2 Missoc, BE SSGI, BE pensions, HU, BE consensus conference) - 1 Pres. Conf.; Public, NGOs, national, EU Presidency additional Spanish presidency event on regional and local adminstrations. 6 conferences 21 Partcipatory debate 2010-2011 New activity Monopolies de iure E2+E4 Yes events ageing related topics and 2 additional BE MISSOC meetings: national /reports presidency events on OMC and child correspondents poverty Information Facilitate Information leaflets, fact Recurring Framework contract 22 Partcipatory debate /communication /communication/networking activities between Stakeholders, public 2010-2011 sheets, posters, E2 +E4 Yes activity communication activities stakeholders and with wider public etc Round Table on Annual event bringing together stakeholders Stakeholders involved in fight against Recurring 23 Partcipatory debate poverty and engaged in tackling poverty and social 2010 Monopolies de iure 1 conference E2 Yes poverty and social exclusion activity social exclusion exclusiion Total Participatory debate 4,67 Establishment of a long-term partnership with the European-level networks active in the Greater capacity of fields of combatting social exclusion and Recurring Networks - core 24 EU key networks Civil society organisations 2010-2011 Call for proposals E2 Yes networks discrimination, promoting gender equality and activity funding promoting the integration of disabled people in society Total Greater capacity of networks 9,00 Total Section 33,27 14
  • 15. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Working Conditions NEW /REFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES ACTIVITY Development of data Spontaneous subsidy 4 Contributions in collaboration with Contribution to research in programmes1 Evidence-based policy All stakeholders 2010 New activity (Monopoly de facto - to international F4 No international related to Health and Safety at Work Joint Management) programmes organisations Restricted Further implementation of ESAW Subdelegation (to grants to Development of data (aligning to the future implementing Recurring2 Evidence-based policy All stakeholders 2007-2010 ESTAT - Others national F4 Yes /statistics measures in view of Regulation no activity interventions) statistical 1338/2008) authorities Study on the workers Study to support an impact assessment3 Evidence-based policy exposure to on workers exposure to reprotoxic All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F4 Yes reprotoxic chemicals chemicals Study to support an impact assessment Study on ETS on ETS (Environmental Tobacco4 Evidence-based policy workplace specific All stakeholders 2010 New activity Framework contract 1 study F4 Yes Smoking) to address workplace specific aspects aspects Study to support an impact assessment on the consequences of amending 5 EU Study on the possible OSH amendment of 5 EU Directives to reflect new EU chemical OSH directives in line classification and labelling requirements5 Evidence-based policy All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F4 Yes with the UN GHS for that will be introduced consequent to the the classification and EU adopting a Regulation to implement labelling of chemicals the UN Globally Harmonised System for the classification and labelling of chemicals Study to gather information and evidence needed for SCOEL preliminary evaluation6 Evidence-based policy SCOEL study All stakeholders 2010 New activity Subdelegation to JRC 1 study F4 Yes documents for a number of identified priority substances Study to evaluate the application of7 Evidence-based policy Study information, consultation and participation All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F2 No directives in the E.U. Transfers of undertakings in insolvency8 Evidence-based policy Study All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F2 Yes situations Study on the implementation of Directive9 Evidence-based policy Study All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tender 1 study F2 No 2005/47/EC 15
  • 16. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Working Conditions NEW /REFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES ACTIVITY Study on national measures to protect10 Evidence-based policy Study All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F2 Yes workers rights in subcontracting chains Study on the characteristics and effects11 Evidence-based policy Study of company agreements in the Member All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F2 No states Study (on the status quo) of current occupational diseases recognition and12 Evidence-based policy Study registration All stakeholders 2010 New activity Open call for tenders 1 study F4 Yes systems in the EU and of the usefulness and drawbacks of the current system(s). Study to assess the impact of a new Call for tenders - Impact Assessment legislative instrument aimed at improving13 Evidence-based policy All stakeholders 2010 New activity framework agreeement 1 study F2 No Study the application of Directive 96/71 on for impact assessment posting of workers Follow-up to an Study to assess the socio-economic Call for tenders - Impact Assessment IA study14 Evidence-based policy impact of amending specific provisions of All stakeholders 2010 framework agreeement 1 study F2 No Study launched in the Working Time Directive 2003/88 for impact assessment 2009 Supplementary study to assess the socio- economic impact of a new legislative Follow-up of an Call for tenders - Impact Assessment initiative on ergonomics at work, activity15 Evidence-based policy All stakeholders 2010 framework agreeement 1 study F4 No Study particularly to prevent work-related launched in for impact assessment musculoskeletal disorders and display 2007 screen vision conditions Studies in support of the preparation or the follow-up of A maximum of 5 conferences and To support the preparation or the follow- restricted calls for16 Evidence-based policy workshops dedicated up of the conference and workshops All stakeholders 2010 New activity 10 reports F3 No tender and 5 negotiated to anticipation, organised on restructuring issues. procedures. management of change and restructuring Total Evidence-based policy 4,79 16
  • 17. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Working Conditions NEW /REFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES ACTIVITY Identify key messages on Dir F activities and create slogans. This will constitute the milestone for the production of promotional material (5 different 5 gadgets and Information sharing & Communication and gadgets.) for the citizens and design of a Citizens & Recurring17 2010 Framework contracts promotional F2,F3, F4 No learning networking activities conference visibility toolkit (incl. posters, decision-makers activity material templates for PPTs, banners, etc.) aimed at decision-makers. The objective is to have a common product for all Dir F units with specific slogans for each unit. Study to improve mechanisms for cross- Information sharing & All Member18 SLIC Activities border enforcement on occupational 2010 New activity De facto monopoly 1 report F4 Yes learning States health and safety. Development of an inspection toolkit for Information sharing & All Member19 SLIC Activities targeted interventions on occupational 2010 New activity De facto monopoly 1 report F4 Yes learning States health and safety SLIC Activities - Others interventions - Information sharing & To assess the quality and impact of Labour Recurring inspection visits20 Exchange of national 2010 Exchange of national F4 No learning national inspection systems Inspectors activity & reports inspectors inspectors Legal experts, To deal with the legal issues raised by EU national 4 quarterly flash labour law, to provide a forum for an open European Network of authorities reports, 1 Information sharing & discussion and exchange of information Recurring Renewal of Service21 independent Legal responsible for 2007-2010 thematic report, F2 No learning of topical issues and to reinforce the activity Contract Experts law-making and 1 legal seminar, capacity to anticipate problems related to enforcement and 1 final report the application of EU law social partners The Committee would support and assist Information sharing & Committee of experts Member States in identifying/exchanging Recurring Framework Contract22 Member states 2009-2010 6 meetings F2 No learning on posting of workers good practices and problems activity (EMPL- Conference) encountered. Information sharing & Meetings of expert Logistics of expert group meetings, to be Framework Contract23 All stakeholders 2010 New activity 3 meetings F2 No learning groups organised extra-muros. (EMPL- Conference) 17
  • 18. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Working Conditions NEW /REFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER OUTCOMES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES ACTIVITY Support the research and networking with Member states, Call of proposals on the view to exchange of information and social partners, Information sharing & restrucuturing, well- best practices, raising awareness and Recurring Call for Proposals24 universities 2007-2010 8 reports F3 No learning being and financial improving knowledge in 3 issues : activity (Open) research participation restructuring, financial participation and institute Well-being at work Total Information sharing & learning 3,68 Member states, social partners, Spontaneous subsidy Presidency Conferences on health and safety at work25 Participatory debate universities 2010 New activity (Monopoly de facto - 4 reports F4 Yes Conferences (2/presidency) research Presidency) institute Conferences on Working conditions & Labour Law. 2xSPAIN -Conference on fundamental freedoms and workers rights. Member states, Conference on independent workers and social partners, Spontaneous subsidy Presidency26 Participatory debate economically dependent workers universities 2010 New activity (Monopoly de facto - 4 reports F2 Yes Conferences 2xBELGIUM - Conference on research Presidency) enforcement of fundamental rights and institute working conditions and on health and safety at work (to be confirmed) Total Participatory debate 1,90 DG EMPL Information sharing & Communication and Recurring27 Contribution to the DG "Circus" campaign All stakeholders 2010 Communication several events Dir.F/Dir H No learning networking activities activity Framework Contract Total Cross-cutting policies 0,21 Total Section 10,58 18
  • 19. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Non-discrimination PROGRESSREFERENCE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD IMMEDIATE ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES OUTCOMES The Council Resolution of 17 June 1999 on equal opportunities for people with disabilities refers to the need for a comprehensive and comparable Evidence-based Development of Statistics dataset on the labour market situation of people Member States, Social Subdelegation to1 2010 New activity 1 ad-hoc module G3 No policy and Indicators with disabilities. The Commission’s European partners, civil society ESTAT Action Plan on equal opportunities for people with disabilities, which focuses on the active inclusion of people with disabilities, should be monitored. Total Evidence-based policy 1,80 Support for voluntary Information Follow-up of the 2007-2008 activities on business Bussiness, social initiatives promoting Recurring Renewal of Contract2 sharing & case - Diversity award combined with the partners, Member 2009-2012 Report, award G/4 No diversity at the work place activity Service learning promotion of charters States across the EU 1 legal seminar + 1 Work of experts to gather information on Member States, exhaustive report +5 Information Legal experts network on implementation of anti-discrimination legislation academics, legal Recurring Renewal of Contract thematic reports + 23 sharing & 2007-2010 G/2 Yes antidiscrimination and to facilitate the application of Community practitionners, civil activity Service issues of the European learning legislation society law review + some spontaneous reports Member States, Information Academic Network of To work on new policy trends and conceptual academics, legal Recurring Renewal of Contract 1 academic meeting + 14 sharing & European Disability Experts developments relating to the situation of people 2007-2010 G/3 Yes practitionners, Social activity Service website + 1 report learning (ANED) with disabilities partners, civil society 27 national reports + 27 Member States, Information Socio-Economic expert Work of experts to provide the Commission with national workshops +1 universities, research Recurring Renewal of contract5 sharing & network group on diversity independant information on economic and societal 2008-2011 European synthesis G/4 No institutes, social activity service learning and discrimination aspects of discrimination report + 2 seminars on partners, civil society good practices Training of legal and policy 6 training seminars (3 to facilitate the uniform interpretation and Member States, Information practitionners on the UN for judges, 2 for legal application of the UN Convention and related academics, legal Recurring6 sharing & Convention on the Righst of 2010-2013 Open Call for Tenders practioners and 1 for law G/3 Yes European legislation as indicated in the declaration practitionners, Social activity learning Persons with Disabilities at professors and of competences partners, civil society Community level lecturers) 6 training seminars (3 Training of legal and policy Member States, Information for judges, 2 for legal practitionners on to facilitate the uniform interpretation and academics, legal Recurring Renewal of Contract7 sharing & 2007-2010 practioners and 1 for law G/2 Yes antidiscrimination at application of Community legislation practitionners, Social activity Service learning professors and Community level partners, civil society lecturers) Information and communication on the 1 web site + 1 annual results of the All stakeholders Information DG EMPL conference and related "antidiscrimination and To promote the exchange and the dissemination including Member Recurring8 sharing & 2007-2010 Communication publication + 1 G/4 Yes diversity" strand of the of information States, social activity learning Framework Contract Database + 3 programme and partners, civil society newsletters organisation of events on this theme 19
  • 20. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Non-discrimination PROGRESSREFERENCE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD IMMEDIATE ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES OUTCOMES Mainly public authorities with some 1 web site + 1 annual other stakeholders conference and related Information To promote and exchange good practice on the DG EMPL European competition on including Member Recurring publication + 19 sharing & implementation of accessibility in EU cities 2010-2013 Communication G/3 Yes accessible cities States, social activity Database + 3 learning providing a scheme across EU cities Framework Contract partners, civil society, newsletters +1 accessibility experts competition organisation and media Restricted Call for To support activities carried out at national level in Information Support to national activities proposals - national order to combat discrimination and to foster Member States, social Recurring10 sharing & combating discrimination 2010 authorities in charge 30 grant agreements G/4 Yes dissemination of information among the Member partners, civil society activity learning and promoting equality with non-discrimination States issues The European Community and the Member States Information Work forum for member have signed the UN Convention on the Rights of Member States, social Second quarter DG EMPL Meetings 1 seminar + 1 report11 sharing & States focal points for UN Persons with disabilities. In this context the work New activity G/3 Yes partners, civil society of 2010 framework contract with recommendations learning convention forum is intended to exchange practices and to identify common challenges and solutions. NGOs and trade unions have an important role to play in combating discrimination reaching from individual support to individual victims of Information Training of civil society and discrimination to litigation and awareness-raising Member States, social Training of trainers in all12 sharing & 2010 New activity Open Call for Tenders G/4 Yes social partners about inequality. This activity aims to further partners, civil society Member States learning enhance the capacity of national and local NGOs and trade unions to make non-discrimination rights effective. Gathering and analysis of This collection of good practices will aim at Information good practices at National illustrating mainstreaming tools identified during Member States, social Second quarter Compendium of good13 sharing & level on the integration of New activity Negociated procedure G/4 Yes the september 2009 Helsinki seminar on that partners, civil society of 2010 practices learning non-discrimination in policy subject making Total Information sharing & learning 12,17 20
  • 21. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Non-discrimination PROGRESSREFERENCE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD IMMEDIATE ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES OUTCOMES Activity programme not Greater capacity Financing of the networks activites and support to Member States, social Recurring De Facto monopoly - yet known. Indicative : 314 National Equality Bodies 2007-2010 G/4 Yes of networks exchanges of experiences and good practices partners, civil society activity Presidency Confrence training sessions, 3 opinions NGOs representing 13 supports to NGOs To reinforce the capacity of these organisations to and defending the Greater capacity Operating costs support to Recurring Framework Partnership (detailed activity15 take their part in the development of non- rights and interests of 2008-2010 G/4 - G/3 Yes networks EU-level networks activity Agreement programmes not yet discrimination policies and objectives people exposed to known) discrimination Total Greater capacity of networks 5,45 1 conference + Partcipatory European Day of Disabled To raise awareness and promote the debates on Member States, social Recurring Renewal of Contract16 2007-2010 conference kit + G/3 Yes debate people disability issues at EU and Member states level partners, civil society activity Service conference report Partcipatory Belgian Presidency Conference on Members states, civil17 Equality Summit 2010 New activity De jure monopoly 1 Conference G/4 Yes debate antidiscrimination issues society, social partners Partcipatory Members states, civil 1 Conference on18 Roma Summit Spanish Presidency Conference on Roma 2010 New activity De jure monopoly G/4 Yes debate society, social partners 08/04/2010 Partcipatory To launch Communication activities under the Recurring DG EMPL Communication19 Communication activities All Stakeholders 2010 Campaign G4 Yes debate campaign "For diversity against discrimination" activity Framework Contract Total Participatory debate 4,53 DG EMPL Partcipatory Possible contribution to EMPL communication Recurring20 Communication activities All Stakeholders 2010 Communication Campaign H3 Yes debate campaign activity Framework Contract Total Cross-cutting policies 0,70 Total Section 24,65 21
  • 22. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Gender EqalityREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER OUTCOMES ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES To collect, analyse and disseminate data on the Open call for tender (two Database on women and men Member States, social partners, Runing and up-date a1 Evidence-based policy particiation of women in economic and political 2010-2013 New activity years contract renewal G1 Yes in decision-making enterprises database, 1 report on trends decision-making once) The aim is to study and transfer experiences on the Study on the role of men in Member States, social partners, Open call for tender (two2 Evidence-based policy role of men in promoting gender equality notably 2010-2011 New activity 1 study report, 1 conference G1 Yes Gender Equality enterprises years contract) through seminars and conferences. The aim is to complement the analysis of legal Study on the application of the transposition by gathering information on potential Directive on equal treatment in discrimination in areas not covered by the scope of the Member States between Member States, social partners, DG EMPL Evaluation3 Evidence-based policy the Directive which will feed into the report which the 2010 New activity 1 report G2 No men and women in the access enterprises framework contract Commission is due to deliver end 2010 on the to and supply of goods and application of Directive 2004/113/EC (Article 16.1 2nd services paragraph). The aim is to provide a deepened cost-benefit Cost benefit study on further analysis regarding a possible proposal for paternity Member States, social partners, DG EMPL Evaluation4 Evidence-based policy legislative developments in the leave in the context of progress on other legislative 2010 New activity 1 report G2 No enterprises framework contract gender area files in the reconciliation area, notably the draft Directive on parental leave. This study aims at assessing the feasibility (legal and practical) and the costs and benefits of legal and non- Assessment of feasibility, costs legal measures that could be implemented at EU and benefits of main policy level. The outcome of the study will feed-up the Member States, social partners, DG EMPL Evaluation5 Evidence-based policy issues at EU level to tackle the 2010 New activity 1 report G1/G2 Yes Commissions reflection on what further actions enterprises framework contract gender pay gap should be undertaken, notably in reply to constant requests from the EP. Total Evidence-based policy 2,45 1 general report; 4 thematic Information sharing & Network of legal experts in the To gather information on implementation of gender Member States, social partners, civil Renewal of Contract6 2007-2010 Recurring activity reports; 2 Equality Reviews; 2 G2 Yes learning field of gender equality legislation society Services annual meetings of network To assist the Commission in the assessment of the Network of experts on Information sharing & gender dimension of employment and economic Member States, EU institutions social Renewal of Contract7 employment and gender 2007-2010 Recurring activity 2 thematic reports G1 Yes learning policies, including the OMCs and provide specific partners, civil society Service equality issues reports Network of experts in gender To assist the Commission in the assessment of the Information sharing & Member States, EU institutions social Renewal of Contract8 equality, social inclusion, health gender dimension of the new OMC on social inclusion 2007-2010 Recurring activity 2 thematic reports G1 Yes learning partners, civil society Service and long term care and protection and provide specific report Training of legal and policy Information sharing & To organise regular high level training for legal practioners Renewal of Contract About 6 training seminars for9 practtioners on gender equality at Legal Practioners 2008-2011 Recurring activity G2 Yes learning on the Community Acquis on Equality for Women and Men Service legal partictioners Community level Open call for tender (two Information sharing & Sharing of good practices and The aim is to exchange good practices to support the dissemination Member States, EU institutions social partners, About 2 exchanges of practices10 2010-2013 New activity years contract renewal G1 Yes learning experiences on Gender Equality and transfer of good practices on gender issues. civil society per year once) Support to National activities to This call aims to support the national actors to improve the gender Restricted Call for Information sharing & improve the gender mainstreaming mainstreaming into national policies and programmes and to support Between 10 and 25 grant11 National Authorities 2010 New activity proposals to National G1 Yes learning in national policies and the implementation of the Roadmap for equality between women an agreements Authorities programmes men and the objectives of the European pact for gender equality. Total Information sharing & learning 5,79 22
  • 23. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Gender EqalityREFERENCE PROGRESS IMMEDIATE NEW / RECCURRING PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY UNIT PARTCIP. THIRD ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TARGET AUDIENCES TIMEFRAME NUMBER OF OUTPUTS NUMBER OUTCOMES ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE OUTCOME RESPONSIBLE COUNTRIES Framework Partnership NGOs representing and defending the Greater capacity of key Agreement to support EU-level To support the coperation with civil society Framework Partnership12 rights and interests of women and gender 2007-2010 Recurring activity 1 NGO supported G1 Yes EU networks networks active in promoting organisations Agreements equality gender equality DG EMPL Conference Greater capacity of key Network on women in decision- Activities and meetings of the network to promote the Member States, social partners,13 2010 Recurring activity and Networking 1 network G1 Yes EU networks making participation of women in decision making enterprises, civil society, academics Framework Contract Total Greater capacity of networks 1,10 To support Presidency initiatives and raise awareness on14 Partcipatory debate European Presidency Conferences All stakeholders 2010 New activity De jure monopoly 2 conferences G1 Yes gender equality issues at EU and Member states level Events, meetings and a conference Meetings, preparatory work and a conference (to be held in 2011) on DG EMPL Conference Member States, social partners, legal on the preparation of the follow-up the implementation of the current Roadmap (2006-2010) and the framework contract and DG Events, meetings and a15 Partcipatory debate pratictioners, social partners, civil society, 2010 New activity G1 Yes strategy for equality between follow-up strategy for Equality between Women and Men (2011- EMPL Communication conference academics women and men 2015). framework contract Communication and information activities to raise DG EMPL Communication16 Partcipatory debate Communication activities awareness and inform the public about gender All Stakeholders 2010 Recurring activity Campaign G1/G2 Yes Framework Contract equality policies Communication and information activities to raise DG EMPL Communication17 Partcipatory debate Communication activities awareness and inform the public about gender All Stakeholders 2010 Recurring activity Campaign G1/G2 Yes Framework Contract equality policies Total Participatory debate 4,17 Possible contribution to EMPL communication DG EMPL Communication18 Partcipatory debate Communication activities All Stakeholders 2010 Recurring activity Campaign H3 Yes campaign Framework Contract Total Cross-cutting policies 0,30 Total Section 13,81 23
  • 24. PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN FOR 2010 Support to implementation of the programme PROGRESS NEW /REFERENCE TARGET PROCEDURE / BUDGET BY NUMBER OF UNIT IMMEDIATE ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION TIMEFRAME RECCURRING NUMBER AUDIENCES IMMEDIATE OUTCOME OUTPUTS RESPONSIBLE OUTCOMES ACTIVITY To monitor the performance of the Programme Cross-cutting Monitoring of the PROGRESS programme and provide Committee and Recurring Renewal of Service1 policy and 2008-2010 1 contrat EMPL/01 Programme assistance on ways to increase European activity Contract VC//2007/288 consistency performance and efficiency Parliament To conduct the mid-term Programme evaluation of PROGRESS with a Committee and Cross-cutting EMPL Framework Evaluation of the PROGRESS view to providing useful ex-ante European2 policy and 2010-2011 New activity Impact assesment and 1 contrat EMPL/01 - EMPL/03 Programme contribution into the preparation Parliament, consistency Evaluation Contract and design of the post-2013 other programming period. stakeholders The purpose of the survey will be to examine citizens expectations and wishes for future living Member Cross-cutting Eurobaometer on the conditions in a long term States, COMM Eurobarometer3 policy and perceptions of the general perspective (horizon 2030). The academics, 2010 New activity 1 rapport EMPL/01 Framework Contract consistency public on EU social policy results of the study should be social partners, useful for the definition of policy NGOs priorities with a stronger focus on well-being and quality of life. Total Cross-cutting policy and consistency 1,49 To prepare the next Social Agenda (post-2010), The conference will Member aim at building and sharing States, Partcipatory consensus on diagnosis, on Monopoly de facto -4 Presidency Conference academics, 2010 New activity 1 conférence EMPL/01 debate common EU objectives and Presidency Conference social partners, priorities and solutions to live up to NGOs, social challenges, opportunities and expectations. Total Participatory debate 0,30 Total 1,79 24