Enhanced cooperation between Public Employment Services

 

SUMMARY OF:

Decision No 573/2014/EU on enhanced cooperation between Public Employment Services (PES)

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE DECISION?

KEY POINTS

The Network’s members are:

The Employment Committee (EMCO), which advises Employment and Social Affairs Ministers in the Employment and Social Affairs Council (EPSCO) on employment matters, acts as an observer.

The Network’s remit includes:

A board with representatives from national Public Employment Services and 1 representative from the Commission governs the Network. A Secretariat based within the Commission assists the board and closely cooperates with the EMCO Secretariat.

The Network reports annually to the board on the initiatives carried out.

The Commission:

FROM WHEN DOES THE DECISION APPLY?

It has applied since 17 June 2014.

BACKGROUND

KEY TERMS

Public Employment Services: national agencies that connect job-seekers with employers. They help to match supply and demand on the labour market through information, placement and active support services at local, national and European levels.
Benchlearning: linking benchmarking and mutual learning.

MAIN DOCUMENT

Decision No 573/2014/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on enhanced cooperation between Public Employment Services (PES) (OJ L 159, 28.5.2014, pp. 32-39)

RELATED DOCUMENT

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions — Application of Decision 573/2014/EU on enhanced cooperation between Public Employment Services (PES) (COM(2017) 287 final, 6.6.2017)

last update 16.04.2019