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									           PROGRESS PROGRAMME - ANNUAL FINANCIAL ENVELOPE 2009 - OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURE
SHARE OF THE 2009 BUDGET PER PROGRESS IMMEDIATE OUTCOME

                                                                           Outcome 2 -               Outcome 3 -                                               Outcome 5 - High
                                          Outcome 1 -                                                                        Outcome 4 - Greater
                                                                           Information               Cross-cutting                                                quality and
          Policy Sections               Evidence_based          %                         %                          %        capacity of key EU   %                                 %          Total
                                                                             sharing -                policy and                                              participatory policy
                                             policy                                                                               networks
                                                                             learning                consistency                                                     debate


           Employment                               7.173       31.67            13.827   61.05              0.000    0.00                 0.000       0.00                 1.650        7.28      22.650

  Social Inclusion and Protection                   8.600       27.63            11.350   36.46              0.880    2.83                 7.000   22.49                    3.300    10.60        31.130

       Working Conditions                           2.050       19.65             6.518   62.49              0.000    0.00                 0.000       0.00                 1.877    18.00        10.445

       Non Discrimination                           2.450       22.35             4.100   37.41              0.000    0.00                 5.253   47.93                   11.206    48.70        23.009

         Gender Equality                            2.700       24.64             2.900   26.46              0.000    0.00                 1.100   10.04                    5.578    45.43        12.278

             Support                                0.000           0.00          0.000       0.00           1.792   16.35                 0.000       0.00                 0.000        0.00       1.792


              TOTAL                                22.973       22.68            38.695   38.20              2.672    2.64                13.353   13.18                   23.611    23.31       101.304

The table does not include PROGRESS administrative expenditure




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          PROGRESS PROGRAMME - ANNUAL FINANCIAL ENVELOPE 2009 - OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURE

                  IMPLEMENTATION OF ANNUAL PLAN OF WORK - PROCEDURES CONSOLIDATED TABLE
                                                                                                                                 Spontaneous
                                                                                                                                   subsidies -
                                                                Renewal of
                         Open Restricted                                     Open     Restricted             Subdelega           Monopolies de                       Framework
                                            Contracts            current                         Conventions                                           Conventions
  Policy Sections       Calls for Calls for                                 Calls for Calls for                tion to Outputs    facto/dejure-                       Contracts
                                            (Outputs)            service                          (Outputs)                                             (Outputs)
                        Tenders Tenders                                    Proposals Proposals                ESTAT                Framework                           Outputs
                                                                 contract
                                                                                                                                   Partnership
                                                                                                                                  Agreements
    Employment                   8             1          15                  2    2         1           28         2        2                    10            14            28

 Social Inclusion and
                                 8            16          24                  3    1         2           20         0        0                    23            23                7
     Protection


  Working Conditions             6             2          21                  1    1         1           11         1        2                     4             7            11


 Non Discrimination              7             0            7                 5    0         1           30         0        0                     4            16                3


   Gender Equality               3                          3                 5                           5         1        1                     2             2                8

      Support                    0             0            0                 1    0         0            0         0        0                     0             0                2



        Total                   32            19          70              17       4         5           89         4        5                    43            62            59

                                             51           70              17                 9           89         4        5                    43            62           59




The table does not include PROGRESS administrative expenditure

Les activités de "Joint Management" ainsi que l'activité avec CEDEFOP sont indiqués dans la colomme "Spontaneus subsidies - Monopolies de
facto/de jure - Framework Partnership Agreements"




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                                                                                                                                         PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN 2009 - Employment




REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                   RENEWAL                            NUMBER OF            UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                              ACTIVITY                                               DESCRIPTION                               TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME                PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                             Y/N                               OUTPUTS         RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES



                                                                                               The main objectives are to encourage mutual learning at
                                                                                               all levels and enhance transferability about the most
                                                                                               effective policies on key areas of the European
                                                            Domain 1: Mutual Learning          Employment Strategy. A further aim is to encourage
                                                            Programme (flexicurity,            stakeholders to promote the wider and more effective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5 grant agreements       D2                Y
                                                            undeclared work, CSR, LED          dissemination of information about the European
                                                            etc)                               Employment Strategy and its implementation.. The call will
                                                                                               especially seek proposals in the field of Flexicurity,
                                                                                               undeclared work, Corporate Social Responsibility and
                                                                                               Local Employment Development.
                                                                                                                                                                  MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                                   potential and
                                                                                               Support MS to put in place more effective anticipation and      candidate countries,
                                          Exchange of                                          matching of labour market needs that will contribute to the     social partners, non
    1                                                                                                                                                                                  1st Quarter     N       Call for proposals
                                          good practices                                       promotion of labour utilisation and labour productivity and     profit organisations,
                                                            Domain 2: New Skills for New                                                                         higher education
                                                                                               therefore growth and jobs. Expected results include the
                                                            Jobs/job anticipation following                                                                     institutes, research                                                5 grant agreements       D2                Y
                                                                                               presentation of initiatives aiming at equipping people with
                                                            2008 Communication                                                                                        institutes
                                                                                               better and more relevant skills and presenting best practice
                                                                                               examples in anticipating and matching of labour market
                                                                                               needs.

                                                                                               The purpose is to raise awareness of the employment
                                                                                               dimension of energy and climate change and to exchange
                                                                                               information to identify policy approaches which can
                                                            Domain 3: Green Jobs - to
                                                                                               facilitate the transition towards labour markets in a low-
                                                            anticipate requirements low                                                                                                                                             5 grant agreements       D2                Y
                                                                                               carbon economy. Proposals could develop further the
                                                            carbon economy
                                                                                               socio-economic importance of addressing the labour
                                                                                               market implications of global warming and other
                                                                                               environmental challenges.

                                          Innovative projects relating to PES modernisation    The call will focus on projects oriented to the main current
                                          and strengthening of labour market institutions,     issues of EU policy related to the PES, such as: New skills
                                                                                                                                                            Employment Services,                               Call for proposals
    2                                     including exchange of good corresponding             for new jobs, with reference to creating a "Labour market                               1st Quarter     N                            8 grant agreements       D3                N
                                                                                                                                                            All MS and EFTA/EEA                                   (restricted)
                                          information and good practices/EES GL 19 and         intelligence" cell and the Contribution of the PES to
                                          20                                                   Flexicurity.Other subjects of projects can be supported


                                                                                              The call will focus on projects to enhance worker mobility,
                                                                                              both job-to-job mobility and geographic mobility, by               MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                          Innovative projects encouraging workers' mobility
                                                                                              removing obstacles or improving the overall framework in            potential and
                                          (job to job, regional and intra EC) including
    3                                                                                         which mobility takes place.The projects from this call will      candidate countries,    1st Quarter     N       Call for proposals   5 grant agreements       D3                N
                                          promotion of actions by territorial authorities and
                                                                                              be in line with the strategies and policies related to workers   social partners, non
                                          stakeholders/EES GL 20, pillar II and IV of JMAP
                                                                                              mobility that are ongoing at European and national levels        profit organisations
                                                                                              and will demonstrate a clear European added value.




                                                                                               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 and employers and to tackle skills
                                          24th 25th Heads of PES meetings (Presidency
    4                                                                                          bottlenecks on the European Labour Market. The 24th and All MS and EFTA/EEA             During 2009     N       Monopoly Situation   2 meetings               D3                Y
                                          events)
                                                                                               25th meetings of the Heads of PES, both presidency
                                                                                               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.




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REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                    RENEWAL                             NUMBER OF              UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                              ACTIVITY                                               DESCRIPTION                              TARGET AUDIENCES          TIMEFRAME                 PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                              Y/N                                OUTPUTS           RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES



                                                                                              The study should review the approaches used in Member
                                                                                              States and in international comparisons to identify short
                                                                                              term labour skills mismatches and labour market shifts,         Universities, research
                                          New Skills for
                                                            Lot 3: Study on skills            identify best practice of private and public actors, and         institutes, individual
   17c)                                   new Jobs                                                                                                                                      1st Quarter     N         Call for Tender     1 Study                    D1                N
                                                            mismatches                        establish their relevance for labour market policy (e.g.            experts, social
                                          Initiative
                                                                                              ALMP, mobility and immigration); the study should deliver               partners
                                                                                              methods to improve labour market and skills monitoring,
                                                                                              forecasting and governance at European level.



                                                                                              Service contract to support the Commission preparing            MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                              meetings of the CSR High Level Group, monitor and                potential and
                                                                                                                                                          Universities, research
                                          Support Corporate Social Responsibility/High        analyse national public policies on CSR to provide          candidate countries,
                                                                                                                                                           institutes, individual
    5                                     Exchange of                                                                                                                                   1st Quarter     N         Call for Tender     1 Service Contract         D2                Y
    1                                     Level Group"                                        background papers on selected issues that will serve as an social partners, non
                                                                                                                                                              experts, social           1st Quarter     N        Call for proposals
                                          good practices                                      input for the exchange of information on national CSR        profit organisations,
                                                                                                                                                                   partners
                                                                                              policies (link with tender ref VT/2005/063)                    higher education
                                                                                                                                                            institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                  institutes
                                                                                                                                                              MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                              Organisation of meetings, seminars, conferences and              potential and
                                                                                              information sessions: The aim is to facilitate the          candidate countries,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2 Seminars + 1 Forum
                                                                                              communication and exchange of information and good           social partners, non                                 Framework contract
  29b)                                    Employment seminars                                                                                                                           During 2009     N                             + 1 Workshop + 5         D1/D2/D3            Y
                                                                                              practices between the different stakeholders in the context  profit organisations,                                     EMPL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      conferences
                                                                                              of Employment and Lisbon Strategy and directly linked to       higher education
                                                                                              the achievement of the objective of the programme.            institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                  institutes

               INFORMATION
                                                                                               In order to promote the external dimension of the Social
                 SHARING -                                                                     Agenda, including raising awareness, disseminating
                 LEARNING                                                                      information, exchanging best practice and promoting the
                                                                                                                                                                 MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                               debate on employment and social policy challenges and
                                                                                                                                                                  potential and
                                                                                               policies, conferences/seminars/events under bilateral and
                                          "Conferences to raise awareness, disseminate                                                                        candidate countries,
                                                                                               regional policy dialogue and cooperation agreements will                                                                               3 Seminars + 2
                                          information and exchange practice under the                                                                         social partners, non                              Framework contract
    6                                                                                          be organised.                                                                            During 2009     N                             Conferences + 1          D4/D1/D2            Y
                                          bilateral and regional policy dialogue of the Social                                                                profit organisations,                                  EMPL
                                                                                               This action will cover exclusively the costs related to the                                                                            Meeting
                                          Agenda's external dimension"                                                                                          higher education
                                                                                               organisation of the meetings and the participation costs for
                                                                                                                                                               institutes, research
                                                                                               EU governmental and/or non-governmental experts. The
                                                                                                                                                                     institutes
                                                                                               participation in these events will allow EU participants to
                                                                                               benefit from the exchange of experiences with external
                                                                                               participants on subjects covered by PROGRESS.




                                                                                              The aim is to assist in the implementation of the Mutual
                                                                                              Learning Programme, which has the purpose of facilitating
                                                                                              the exchange of information of employment policies and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Renewal current
    7                                     "Mutual Learning support" services contract         transferability of good practices. The external contractor                                During 2009      Y                            1 Service Contract         D2                N
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 services contract
                                                                                              will also support the organisation of thematic and peer
                                                                                              review meetings both from a logistical and contents point
                                                                                              of view, and maintain a website.



                                                                                              The purpose of this activity is to co-finance with the OECD,
                                                                                              the Forum on "Partnerships and Local Governance" which
                                                                                              concentrates on the exchange of good practices pertaining
                                          Forum promoting skills develpment at the local                                                                          International
    8                                                                                         to local economic and employment development. The                                         During 2009     N       Joint Management      1 Grant agreement          D2                Y
                                          level                                                                                                                   organisation
                                                                                              contract would concentrate on skills development and the
                                                                                              linkages between changing labour market needs and new
                                                                                              skills.




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REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                  RENEWAL                             NUMBER OF           UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                             ACTIVITY                                               DESCRIPTION                               TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME                 PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                            Y/N                                OUTPUTS        RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES


                                                                                             To improve at the EU wide and at the Member States
                                                                                             levels the insight in migration and integration issues also in
                                          Migration/integration employment observatory       view of facilitating the exchange of information on the
                                                                                                                                                                  International
    9                                     managed by the International organisation for      migration and integration dimension of employment                                        During 2009     N       Joint Management      1 Grant agreement       D2                Y
                                                                                                                                                                  organisation
                                          migration/IOM                                      policies. The contractor will also support the organisation
                                                                                             of thematic and peer review meetings both from a logistical
                                                                                             and contents point of view, and maintain a website.

                                                                                             To aim of this activity is to enhance the EU knowledge
                                          Global aspects of the employment dimension of      basis and, within this perspective, contribute to the
                                          climate change policies - Joint management with    development of the employment dimension of climate                   International
                                                                                                                                                                 MS, EFTA/EEA,
   10                                                                                                                                                                                 During 2009     N       Joint Management      1 Grant agreement       D4                Y
                                          ILO: with a view to supporting a policy event in   change policies at international level in the context of the          organisation
                                                                                                                                                                  potential and
                                          2010                                               ILO Green Jobs Initiative and enhance the debate and             candidate countries,
                                          Exchange of                                        dissemination of these issues.                                   social partners, non
    1                                                                                                                                                                                 1st Quarter     N        Call for proposals
                                          good practices                                                                                                      profit organisations,
                                                                                             In order to facilitate the communication and exchange of           higher education
                                                                                             information and good practices between the different              institutes, research
                                          "Information,networking and Communication          participants in the Programme, as well as with persons                  institutes                               Framework contract
   11                                                                                                                                                            All stakeholders     During 2009     N                             2 Conferences         D1/D2/D3            Y
                                          strategy"                                          who do not directly participate in the implementation,                                                                EMPL
                                                                                             dissemination, networking and communication activities
                                                                                             will be requested.


                                                                                             The aim is to support the bi-annual grant agreement in the
                                                                                             context of the Local Economic and Employment
                                                                                             Development (LEED) programme of the OECD to support
                                                                                                                                                                  International
   12                                     OECD-LEED Convention 2009-2010                     activities closely related to Employment policy priority                                 During 2009     N       Joint Management      1 Grant agreement       D2                Y
                                                                                                                                                                  organisation
                                                                                             areas in particular to generate innovative guidance on
                                                                                             policies to support employment creation and economic
                                                                                             development through locally based initiatives.


                                                                                             The aim is to support the enhancement of transparency
                                                                                             and credibility of CSR practices through the establishment           International
   13                                     UNDP Convention 2009                                                                                                                        During 2009     N       Joint Management      1 Grant agreement       D2                Y
                                                                                             of CSR performance assessment and monitoring systems                 organisation
                                                                                             in the new Member States

                                                                                                                                                                 MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                           Lot 2: Establishing of an EU      To establish a network of academics and practionners to              potential and
                                                           network of academics and          work together with the Commission to systematically              candidate countries,
                                          New Skills for
                                                           practionners to support the       assess skills and jobs needs at EU level, analyse national       social partners, non
   17b)                                   new Jobs                                                                                                                                    1st Quarter     N         Call for Tender     1 Network               D2              Y - CC
                                                           Commission to further develop     initiatives and instruments already existent at EU level and     profit organisations,
                                          Initiative
                                                           the new skills and new jobs       support the preparation of the European skills/jobs network        higher education
                                                           policy                            as from 2010                                                      institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                     institutes

                                                           Network " Establishing of an EU
                                                                                                                                                                 MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                           network of academics and
                                                                                                                                                                  potential and
                                                           practitioners on workers'         Motilities' Partnership: Creation of a European network of
                                                                                                                                                              candidate countries,
                                                           professional and geographical     experts, including academics, in the field of mobility. The
                                                                                                                                                              social partners, non
   14                                     Mobility         mobilities to analyse new         network should in particular provide information, support,                               1st Quarter     N         Call for Tender     1 Network               D3              Y - CC
                                                                                                                                                              profit organisations,
                                                           patterns of mobility and          analysis and expertise in the fields identified in the Joint
                                                                                                                                                                higher education
                                                           corresponding national policy     Mobility Action Plan.
                                                                                                                                                               institutes, research
                                                           developments in the context of
                                                                                                                                                                     institutes
                                                           the EES and post 2010"




                                                                                            Study to explore the potential of monitoring and assessing
                                                                                            labour market conditions/outcomes of Flexicurity policies,
                                                           Lot 1: Study on potential of EU-
                                                                                            on the basis of the recent EU-SILC survey (the only                                                                                     1 Study                 D1                N
                                                           SILC
                                                                                            harmonised EU survey which allows studying labour
                                                                                            market transitions in a medium term perspective).

                                                                                                                                                                 MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                                  potential and
                                                                                                                                                              candidate countries,
                                                                                                                                                              social partners, non
   15                                     Flexicurity                                                                                                                                 1st Quarter     N         Call for Tender
                                                                                                                                                              profit organisations,
                                                                                                                                                                higher education
                                                                                                                                                               institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                     institutes




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REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                    RENEWAL                            NUMBER OF              UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                             ACTIVITY                                               DESCRIPTION                                 TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME                PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                              Y/N                               OUTPUTS           RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES

                                                                                                                                                                   MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                             Flexicurity promotes a combination of flexible labour                  potential and
                                                                                             markets and a high level of employment and income                  candidate countries,
                                                                                             security and it is thus seen to be the answer to the EU's          social partners, non
   15                                     Flexicurity                                                                                                                                   1st Quarter     N        Call for Tender
                                                                                             dilemma of how to maintain and improve competitiveness             profit organisations,
                                                                                             whilst preserving the European social model. The study will          higher education
                                                           Lot 2:Study on Flexicurity:                                                                           institutes, research
                                                                                             assess the progress achieved at the EU level and in the
                                                           measuring the impact of                                                                                     institutes
                                                                                             Member State with the implementation of flexicurity                                                                                     1 Study                    D2                N
                                                           flexicurity policies on the EU
                                                                                             policies since the adoption of the Communication
                                                           labour market
                                                                                             "Towards Common Principles of Flexicurity: More and
                                                                                             better jobs through flexibility and security" (June 2007).
                                                                                             The study will also present innovative methodologies to               MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                             assess the interaction between the four flexicurity                    potential and
                                                                                             components and in terms of the labour market impact.               candidate countries,
                                          Exchange of                                                                                                           social partners, non
    1                                                                                                                                                                                   1st Quarter     N       Call for proposals
                                          good practices                                                                                                           MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                                profit organisations,
                                                                                             The study should analyse, on the basis of new OECD data                potential and
                                                                                                                                                                  higher education
                                                                                             (jointly developed with the EU), the labour taxation trends        candidate countries,
                                                                                                                                                                 institutes, research
                                                                                             and policy options in Member States; it should build new                   partners,
                                                                                                                                                                socialinstitutes non
   16                                     Study on tax burden on labour                                                                                                                 1st Quarter     N        Call for Tender     1 Study                    D1                N
                                                                                             rationale for policy making (flexicurity, new job creation,        profit organisations,
                                                                                             situation of the low skilled) and explore the potential to shift     higher education
                                                                                             labour taxation to alternative sources of public finance.           institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                       institutes


                                                                                            The purpose of this initiative is to generate and analyse
                                                                                            comparative information on job vacancies run by PES so
                                                                                            as to be in a position to observe trends in the stocks and
                                                                                            flows of notified vacancies. The objective is to contribute to
                                                                                            overcome labour market mismatches through anticipation
                                                                                            of recruitment needs. As a result, operational outcomes
                                                                                            could take the form of quarterly skills and vacancy reports            MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                            including possible indexation similar to the one existing in            potential and
                                                           Lot 1: Collection of
                                                                                            Germany (BAX), tracing and diagnosing short term                    candidate countries,
                                          New Skills for   administrative data on
                                                                                            changes in labour markets demand with identification of             social partners, non                                                 1 Study + 1
   17a)                                   new Jobs         vacancies which are notified to,                                                                                             1st Quarter     N        Call for Tender                                D3                N
                                                                                            common trends at EU level. The project could be delivered           profit organisations,                                                development database
                                          Initiative       and delivered by, European
                                                                                            in two phases:                                                        higher education
                                                           Employment Services
                                                                                            1. The first phase could consist of completing by the end of         institutes, research
                                                                                            2010 the work of the previous EPVM project (19 countries),                 institutes
                                                                                            follow up, continuation of time series together with an
                                                                                            analysis of the current situation,
                                                                                            2. The second phase would consist of the definition of
                                                                                            proper new approach/new methodology to consolidate and
                                                                                            further develop the database according to the requirements
                                                                                            of the New Skills for New Jobs initiative.




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REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                      RENEWAL                            NUMBER OF       UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                              ACTIVITY                                                DESCRIPTION                                 TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME                PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                                Y/N                               OUTPUTS    RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES




                                                                                               The study will review the issues of climate change policy
                                                                                               and the transition towards a low carbon economy, and
                                                                                               their impact on employment policy against the background
                                                                                               of demographic change, technological innovation and
                                                                                               globalisation. It will consist in two sections:
                                                                                               Section 1: will consist of a stocktaking of relevant initiatives
                                                             Lot 1: Study "on environmental
                                                                                               and/or shortcomings of EU labour market actors, and re-
                                                             challenges for employment (in
                                                                                               state the relevance of the current EU employment policy
                                                             particular climate change and
                                                                                               priorities (such as flexicurity and new skills)
                                                             the transition towards a low                                                                            MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                               Section 2: will analyse, from an international and
                                                             carbon economy) and the                                                                                  potential and                                                    1 Study            D1/D4              N
                                                                                               comparative perspective, the impact of environmental
                                                             impact of climate change                                                                             candidate countries,
                                                                                               challenges and international environmental policies on
                                          Exchange of        policies on employment                                                                               social partners, non
    1                                                                                          employment; it will then focus on the policy response to                                   1st Quarter     N       Call for proposals
                                          good practices     policies, within the EU and at                                                                       profit organisations,
                                                                                               these environmentally induced employment effects, both at
                                                             international level"                                                                                   higher education
                                                                                                                                                                     MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                               multilateral level (including green jobs initiative, decent
                                                                                                                                                                   institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                      potential and
                                                                                               work agenda and CSR) and bilateral level (notably between
                                          Sustainability                                                                                                                 institutes
                                                                                                                                                                  candidate countries,
                                                                                               the EU and emerging economies). In this context, the study
                                          issues, Green                                                                                                           social partners, non
   18                                                                                          aims at enhancing the complementarities between                                            1st Quarter     N        Call for Tender
                                          Jobs, trade and                                                                                                         profit organisations,
                                                                                               international and EU internal policies on "green jobs"
                                          Labour                                                                                                                    higher education
                                                                                               issues.
                                                                                                                                                                   institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                         institutes



                                                                                               On the basis of the Trade Impact Assessments carried out
                                                                                               in preparation of the FTA negotiations (Ukraine, Latin
                                                                                               America, Euro-Med Free Trade Area, India), the project will
                                                                                               investigate how its results could be effectively used,
                                                             Lot 2: Study on "Trade and        particularly in the context of the envisaged FTA monitoring
                                                             Labour" – Making effective use    mechanisms, with a view of enhancing decent work and
                                                             of trade sustainability impact    sustainable development in line with the renewed Social                                                                                 1 Study             D4                N
                                                             assessments and monitoring        Agenda, including by testing scenarios in the context of
                                                             mechanisms.                       impact assessments and of the monitoring mechanisms;
                                                                                               for FTAs which will already have entered into force, the
                                                                                               study will, as appropriate, support and test the
                                                                                               implementation of the sustainability monitoring
                EVIDENCE-                                                                      mechanism.

               BASED POLICY
                                                                                               Technical assistance to assess the current set of indicators
                                                                                               available to monitor the revised Lisbon Strategy and the
                                                                                               Employment Guidelines, to identify alternative indicators
                                                             Lot 1: Lisbon assessment                                                                                                                                                  1 Study             D1                N
                                                                                               as well as to develop graphical presentations using the
                                                                                               various indicators for presenting progress in the related
                                                                                               policy fields.

                                                                                                                                                                     MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                              Study to assess the employment dimension of the 4 Lisbon                potential and
                                                                                              priorities: fostering international co-operation on innovation      candidate countries,
                                          "Post Lisbon                                        and research, promoting stronger regulatory convergence             social partners, non
   19                                                                                                                                                                                     1st Quarter     N        Call for Tender
                                          2010" Initiative                                    and European standards, raising the profile of labour               profit organisations,
                                                             Lot 2: Employment policy         issues in our trade relations, and pushing other countries            higher education
                                                             priorities including development to embrace ambitious climate change goals. The study will            institutes, research
                                                             of a methodological capacity to also included further development and refinement of                         institutes                                                    1 Study            D2/D1              N
                                                             strengthen employment            Lisbon assessment framework to cover the whole
                                                             dimension of Lisbon              spectrum of employment and social issues with special
                                                                                              focus on qualitative aspects of Lisbon. The methodological
                                                                                              framework should allow to monitor performance (in
                                                                                              qualitative and quantitative terms) and policy response
                                                                                              from MS and the EU.




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REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                RENEWAL                             NUMBER OF              UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                             ACTIVITY                                             DESCRIPTION                               TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME                 PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                          Y/N                                OUTPUTS           RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES


                                                                                                                                                               MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                                potential and
                                                                                           The aim is to cover short-term needs in relation to
                                                                                                                                                            candidate countries,
                                                                                           analytical work for the Employment in Europe report and in
                                          Small-scale studies in support of "Employment in                                                                  social partners, non                              Call for Tender
   20                                                                                      support of the EES policy assessment in the context of the                               1st Quarter     N                             2 Studies                 D1/D2              Y
                                          Europe report" and in support of the EES                                                                          profit organisations,                              (restricted)
                                                                                           Lisbon cycle by ad-hoc literature review, analysis and fact-
                                                                                                                                                              higher education
                                                                                           finding.
                                                                                                                                                             institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                                   institutes

                                                                                                                                                               MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                                potential and
                                                                                                                                                               MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                            candidate countries,
                                                                                              The survey(s) would focus on attitudes towards intra-EU           potential and
                                          "Eurobarometer Survey(s)– Attitudes towards                                                                       social partners, non                            Framework contract
   21                                                                                         mobility and on new dynamics characterising cross-border,     candidate countries,    During 2009      Y                            1 Survey + 2 Studies      D1/D3              Y
                                          intra EU Mobility and Monitoring of Mobility trends                                                               profit organisations,                                  PRESS
                                          Exchange of                                         inter-regional and sectorial/occupational mobility flows.     social partners, non
    1                                                                                                                                                         higher education      1st Quarter     N        Call for proposals
                                          good practices                                                                                                    profit organisations,
                                                                                                                                                             institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                              higher education
                                                                                                                                                                   institutes
                                                                                                                                                             institutes, research
                                                                                                                                                               MS,institutes
                                                                                                                                                                    EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                            a) Impact assessment: Studies aiming at better
                                                                                                                                                                potential and
                                                                                            anticipating employment and social impacts in key policy
                                                                                                                                                            candidate countries,
                                                                                            fields (e.g. economic an enterprise policy, energy,
                                                                                                                                                            social partners, non                            Framework contracts
   22                                     "Impact Assessments" and "evaluation strategy"    immigration policy), and assessing the impact of                                        During 2009     N                           3 Studies                   D1/D2              N
                                                                                                                                                            profit organisations,                                 EMPL
                                                                                            promoting CSR, integration measures, etc.
                                                                                                                                                              higher education
                                                                                            b) Evaluation activities: evaluation of the employment
                                                                                                                                                             institutes, research
                                                                                            policy
                                                                                                                                                                   institutes

                                                                                                                                                               MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                            A call for tender has been launched during 2008
                                                                                                                                                                potential and
                                                                                            (VT/2008/012) for a service contract. The aim is to provide
                                                                                                                                                            candidate countries,
                                                                                            a regular information base for European Employment
                                          "European Employment Observatory" services                                                                        social partners, non                             Renewal current
   23                                                                                       Strategy policy makers and stakeholders; independent                                    During 2009      Y                            1 Service Contract         D2                Y
                                          contract                                                                                                          profit organisations,                            services contract
                                                                                            assessment of Labour Market trends and policies; network
                                                                                                                                                              higher education
                                                                                            of national Labour Market experts; publications and
                                                                                                                                                             institutes, research
                                                                                            maintain a website.
                                                                                                                                                                   institutes

                                                                                            The aim is to support the Commission's monitoring of the
                                                                                            Employment Guidelines on skills, through participation in
                                          OECD programme for International Assessment                                                                           International                                  Renewal Joint
   24                                                                                       the research phase of the PIAAC (Programme for the                                      During 2009      Y                            1 Service Contract         D1                Y
                                          of Adult Competences                                                                                                  organisation                                   Management
                                                                                            International Assessment of Adult Competences) of the
                                                                                            OECD (2007-2009).

                                                                                            The purpose of this activity is to support recommendations
                                          OECD project in cooperation with                  for policy implementation and monitoring progress in
                                                                                                                                                                International
   25                                     ESTAT/TAXUD/ECFIN - developing structural         relation to unemployment, inactivity and low wage traps                                 During 2009     N        Joint Management     1 Grant agreement         D2/D1              N
                                                                                                                                                                organisation
                                          indicators on tax wedges for EU countries         within the EES as well as for calculating relevant structural
                                                                                            indicators.

                                                                                            This is a recurrent project which is in a phase of
                                                                                            consolidating the LMP database methodology and the data
                                                                                            collection. Regular annual data collection, improved              All MS, CC and                                 Subdelegation to
   26                                     "Labour Market Policy (LMP)" Database                                                                                                     During 2009      Y                            1 Report                D1/ESTAT             N
                                                                                            timeliness and data quality make the LMP database suited             EFTA/EEA                                        ESTAT
                                                                                            for the monitoring of the EES in certain areas (prevention,
                                                                                            activation and aspects of Flexicurity).


                                                                                            This project aims at ensuring full participation of old and
                                                                                            new Member States and at developing improved data on
                                                                                            labour demand by economic activity, occupation and                All MS, CC and                                 Subdelegation to
   27                                     Job Vacancy Survey                                                                                                                        During 2009      Y                            1 Survey                D1/ESTAT             Y
                                                                                            region. The project includes the development of works to             EFTA/EEA                                        ESTAT
                                                                                            fulfil the requirements of the newly established regulatory
                                                                                            framework.




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REFERENCE    PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                                                RENEWAL                             NUMBER OF            UNIT         PARTICIPATION
                                                             ACTIVITY                                              DESCRIPTION                             TARGET AUDIENCES         TIMEFRAME                 PROCEDURES
 NUMBER           OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                          Y/N                                OUTPUTS         RESPONSIBLE   OF THIRD COUNTRIES


                                                                                            The expertise on acticipation of skills developed through
                                                                                            CEDEFOP is of direct relevance for the New Skills for New
                                          Cooperation with CEDEFOP (European Centre for Job agenda. The funding in 2009 aims to futher                        All MS, CC and                                Renewal agreement
    28                                                                                                                                                                              During 2009     N                             1 Survey + 1 Study       D1                N
                                          the Development of Vocational Training) on skills consolidate the quality of medium-term skillls forecast, and         EFTA/EEA                                     with CEDEFOP
                                                                                            enable the launch of a pilot survey of EU-wide employer'
                                                                                            skills needs



                                                                                             PES Conference on anticipation of skills for new jobs with
                                                                                             the view to overcome labour market mismatches and                                                                                    1 Conference             D3                Y
                                                                                             bottlenecks                                                       MS, EFTA/EEA,
                                                                                                                                                                potential and
                                                                                                                                                           Employment Services,
                                                                                                                                                            candidate countries,                            Framework contract
   29a)                                   Employment seminars                                PES conference on new market challenges facting labour                                 During 2009     N
                                          Exchange of                                                                                                      All MS and EFTA/EEA
                                                                                                                                                            social partners, non                                    EMPL          1 Conference             D3                Y
    1                                                                                        market institutions                                                                    1st Quarter     N        Call for proposals
               HIGH QUALITY               good practices                                                                                                    profit organisations,
                                                                                             PES Conference on anticipation of new skills in light of        higher education
                   AND                                                                       shortages concerning current and new green jobs                institutes, research                                                  1 Conference             D3                Y
              PARTICIPATORY                                                                                                                                        institutes

                  DEBATE                                                                     Three major Presidency conferences will be organised in
                                                                                             2009 to discuss employment related topics, two during the
                                                                                             Czech Presidency and one during the Swedish Presidency.          All MS, CC and
    30                                    CZ and SW Presidency Conferences                                                                                                          During 2009     N       Monopoly Situation    3 Conferences          D1/D2/D3            Y
                                                                                             The Commissions intends to co-fund these conferences                EFTA/EEA
                                                                                             addressing the policy issues: "New skills for new Jobs",
                                                                                             "Mobility" and "Flexicurity".




                                                            Recurring activity
                                                            New activity to be
                                                            launched in 2009

                                                            Spontaneous subsidies




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE     PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                         RENEWAL                               NUMBER OF             UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                            DESCRIPTION                       TARGET AUDIENCES       TIMEFRAME                     PROCEDURES                                              OF THIRD
 NUMBER            OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                   Y/N                                  OUTPUTS          RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   COUNTRIES




                                                                    survey on health, ageing and retirement fostering    universities,
    1                                      SHARE                    research on social and economic implications of research institutes,      2009-2010        N          monopolies de facto 1 database                E4             N
                                                                    ageing                                            individual experts




                                           Joint projects with                                                          SPC, including its
                                                                    Cooperation with OECD on modelled national
    2                                      international                                                                 Indicators Sub-      2009-2011        Y           joint management   1 report                  E4             N
                                                                    pension systems
                                           organisations                                                                      Group




                                                                    Eurobarometer (Poverty, Active inclusion and         stakeholders,                                    Framework Contract
    3                                      studies, analysis                                                                                    2009           y                             1 database +1 report     E2+E4            N
                                                                    Social services)                                     general public                                        PRESS




                                                                                                                           universities,
                                                                                                                                                                             Open Call for
    4                                      Studies, analysis        Study on national strategies in primary care       research institutes,   2009-2010        N                              1 study report            E4             Y
                                                                                                                                                                               Tender
                                                                                                                        individual experts




                                                                    study on supplementary pension practices and           universities,
                                                                                                                                                                             Open Call for
    5                                      Studies, analysis        the changes in the structure of occupation         research institutes,   2009-2010        N                              1 study report            E4             Y
                                                                                                                                                                               Tender
                                                                    pension scemes                                      individual experts




                                                                                                                           universities,
                                                                    study on the functioning and developments of                                                             Open Call for
    6                                      Studies, analysis                                                           research institutes,   2009-2010        N                              1 study report            E4             Y
                                                                    certain social services of general interest                                                                Tender
                                                                                                                        individual experts



                 EVIDENCE-
                BASED POLICY                                      Seminars within the context of the SPC and               universities,
                                                                                                                                                                                restricted
                                           Analytical support for                                                                                                            call/negotiated
    7                                                             Activities aiming to provide analytical support to   research institutes,     2009           Y                             6 seminars/reports       E2 +E4           Y
                                           SPC/ISG                                                                                                                        tender/conferences
                                                                  the SPC and its ISG                                   individual experts
                                                                                                                                                                           framwork contract




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                 EVIDENCE-
                BASED POLICY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE     PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                           RENEWAL                               NUMBER OF             UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                             DESCRIPTION                       TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME                     PROCEDURES                                              OF THIRD
 NUMBER            OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                     Y/N                                  OUTPUTS          RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     COUNTRIES




                                                                                                                             universities,
                                                                    tax-benefit model to calculate the effects of taxes
                                                                                                                         research institutes,
    8                                      EUROMOD                  and benefitson household incomes and work                                   2009-2010        N          monopolies de facto 1 database; reports       E2             N
                                                                                                                          individual experts
                                                                    incentivesin the MS and the EU
                                                                                                                        local administrators




                                                                    Concepts, methods and indicators to assess the           universities,
    9                                      Studies, analysis        effectiveness of the Social OMC (follow up to the    research institutes,   2009-2010        N            Call for Tender   1 report                E2+E4            Y
                                                                    OMC communication)                                    individual experts




                                                                                                                             universities,
   10                                      Studies, analysis        Recent evolution of anti-poverty policies in MS      research institutes,   2009-2010        N            Call for Tender   1 report                  E2             Y
                                                                                                                          individual experts




                                                                    Assessing extreme poverty: overview of                   universities,
   11                                      Studies, analysis        practices and approaches                             research institutes,   2009-2010        N            Call for Tender   1 report                  E2             Y
                                                                                                                          individual experts




                                                                    Review of practices in setting quantified targets
                                                                                                                             universities,
                                                                    to combat poverty (follow up to the OMC
   12                                      Studies, analysis                                                             research institutes,   2009-2010        N            Call for Tender   1 report                  E2             Y
                                                                    communication)
                                                                                                                          individual experts




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE     PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                              RENEWAL                                   NUMBER OF              UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                              DESCRIPTION                         TARGET AUDIENCES         TIMEFRAME                     PROCEDURES                                                  OF THIRD
 NUMBER            OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                        Y/N                                      OUTPUTS           RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             COUNTRIES


                                                                                                                                                                                                       MISSOC web
                                                                                                                                                                                    Existing EMPL      database information
                                                                                                                            Citizens in all EU                                 Framework Agreement     will be available in
                                                                    MISSOC Secretariat, for handling the MISSOC
                                                                                                                           countries, national /                                   with Translation    22 languages
                                                                    information system on social protection
   13                                      MISSOC database                                                                  regional and local        2009          N           Agency in LU. Same     +Updates of                E4             Y
                                                                    legislation + Database Info translated into 19                                                              as is used for EURES
                                                                                                                           authorities, as well                                                        MISSOC web with
                                                                    more languages                                                                                                + 2nd renewal of
                                                                                                                             as researchers                                                            database + 32
                                                                                                                                                                                  Service Contract.    reports / twice per
                                                                                                                                                                                                       year + 1 Book w C



                                                                                                                                                                                   to be decided
                                           Exchanges between
                                                             Follow up action of the feasibility study launched                 national                                       following resuults of
   14                                      national                                                                                                   2009          N                                                             E2             N
                                                             in 2007                                                         administrations                                         feasibility
                                           administartioons
                                                                                                                                                                                  study(ongoing)




                                           Peer review on
                                                                    Seminars organised on key priority issues for
                                           social protection and                                                                MS, social
                                                                    voluntary mutual learning and scrutiny of                                                                   renewal of service 8-10 seminars/1
   15                                      social inclusion and                                                            partnerscivil society,     2009          Y                                                             E2             Y
                                                                    policies, programmes and institutional                                                                          contract       conference/reports
                                           assessment in social                                                                  experts
                                                                    arrangements
                INFORMATION                inclusion

                  SHARING-
                  LEARNING

                                                                                                                                universities,
                                                                     Development of pension modelling or the                research institutes,                                Restricted call for    2-3 databases; 2-3
   16                                      Pensions modelling                                                                                       2009-2010       N                                                             E4             N
                                                                    collection of administrative data                        individual experts                                    proposals           models; 5 reports
                                                                                                                           local administrators




                                                                    transnational projects on social experimentation
                                                                                                                                                                                                       5 reports; 5
                                            social                  in the field of active inclusion (to test innovative                                                           open call for
   17                                                                                                                      stakeholders, public                                                        websites; 5                E2             N
                                           experimentation          approaches before engaging in large scale                                                                       proposals
                                                                                                                                                                                                       seminars; 5 toolkits
                                                                    programmes)


                                                                    Cooperation with Council of Europe on
                                           Joint projects with
                                                                    developing intercutural competencesin social                                                                                       2 reports+ 2
   18                                      international                                                                                              2009          Y           joint management                                  E2             Y
                                                                    services/engaging citizens in fighting social                                                                                      seminars
                                           organisations
                                                                    exclusion

                                                                    Training on social services and exchnges
                                           Training on social                                                                                                                  Framework Contract
   19                                                               between local operators on the issue of social         local administrators       2009          N                             10 seminars                     E4             N
                                           services                                                                                                                                  EIPA
                                                                    services




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE     PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                                  RENEWAL                            NUMBER OF              UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                             DESCRIPTION                      TARGET AUDIENCES            TIMEFRAME                     PROCEDURES                                                OF THIRD
 NUMBER            OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                            Y/N                               OUTPUTS           RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          COUNTRIES




                                                                                                                          people living in
                                           Meeting of people    annual meeting of people living in poverty and         situations of poverty,                                                       1 conference+ 1
   20                                                                                                                                                                  N       monopolies de iure                              E2             Y
                                           experiencing poverty social exclusion                                         public authorities,                                                        report
                                                                                                                               NGOs




                                                                                                                       Pres. Conf.; Public,
                                                                                                                         NGOs, national,
                                                                    Presidency events (1 Pres.Conf. in SE, 1 Pres.      regional and local
                                           EU Presidency
   21                                                               Conf. in ES, 1 MISSOC meeting in SE, 1               adminstrations.        2009 - spring 2010     N       monopolies de iure 6 conferences              E2 +E4           Y
                                           events
                                                                    MISSOC meeting in ES, 2 conferences on SI)         MISSOC meetings:
                                                                                                                             national
              PARTICIPATORY                                                                                              correspondents

                 DEBATE


                                           Information              Facilitate Information
                                                                                                                                                                               Framework contract leaflets, fact sheets,
   22                                      /communication           /communication/networking activities between       stakeholders, public        2009-2010           N                                                     E2 +E4           N
                                                                                                                                                                                 communication    posters, etc
                                           activities               stakeholders and with wider public




                                                                                                                          stakeholders
                                           Round Table on
                                                                    Annual event bringing together stakeholders         involved in fight
   23                                      poverty and social                                                                                                          N       monopolies de iure 1 conference                 E2             Y
                                                                    engaged in tackling poverty and social exclusiion against poverty and
                                           exclusion
                                                                                                                        social exclusion




                                                                    Establishment of a long-term partnership with
                                                                    the European-level networks active in the fields
                   CAPACITY                                         of combatting social exclusion and                     civil society                                           partnership      12 supports to
   24                                      EU key networks                                                                                                                                                                     E2             Y
                   BUILDING                                         discrimination, promoting gender equality and         organisations                                            agreement        networks
                                                                    promoting the integration of disabled people in
                                                                    society




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE     PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                           RENEWAL                              NUMBER OF       UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                             DESCRIPTION                        TARGET AUDIENCES   TIMEFRAME                         PROCEDURES                                       OF THIRD
 NUMBER            OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                     Y/N                                 OUTPUTS    RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              COUNTRIES




                                                                    joint activities with other committees and working
                                           Mainstreaming the
              CROSS CUTTING                                         groups to address issues that cut across                  different                                     framework contract
   25                                      social impact of                                                                                 2009-2010            N                             4 seminars          E2             N
                 ISSUES                                             different policy areas (I.e. migration, education,      stakeholders                                       conferences
                                           migration
                                                                    etc.)




                                           Recurring activity
                                           New activity to
                                           be launched in
                                           2009
                                           Spontaneous
                                           subsidies




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                    PROGRESS                                                                                                                                                                                           PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE                                                                                                              TARGET                        RENEWAL                          NUMBER OF              UNIT
 NUMBER
                  INTERMEDIATE                  ACTIVITY                           DESCRIPTION                                           TIMEFRAME               PROCEDURES                                              OF THIRD
                                                                                                                      AUDIENCES                        Y/N                             OUTPUTS           RESPONSIBLE
                    OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                                                                            COUNTRIES
                                           Development of
                                                                                                                                                                   Spontaneous
                                           data in                                                                   Member States,                                                4 Contributions to
                                                                    Contribution to research in programmes                                                      subsidy (Monopoly
    1                                      collaboration with                                                          universities      2007-2010       Y                         international             F4              N
                                                                    related to Health and Safety at Work                                                          de facto - Joint
                                           international                                                            research institute                                             programmes
                                                                                                                                                                  Management)
                                           organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                    2 (Improving of
                                                                                                                                                                  Subdelegation     methods for
                                                                    To continue the harmonisation of statistics      Member States,
                                           Development of                                                                                                          (to ESTAT -      EODS
    2                                                               related to Health and Safety at work               universities      2007-2010       Y                                                   F4              Y
                                           data /statistics                                                                                                           Others        analysis+adaptatio
                                                                    (accidents ESAW and diseases EODS)              research institute
                                                                                                                                                                  interventions)    n of IT tools for
                                                                                                                                                                                    ESAW)
                                           Study on the
                                           common/different
                                           aspects of               To gather information on the common and
                                                                                                                     Member States,
                                           substitution of          different aspects of substitution of                                                         Call for Tenders
    3                                                                                                                  universities        2009          N                          1 study                  F4              N
                                           chemicals with a         chemicals with a view of developing a                                                             (Open)
                                                                                                                    research institute
                                           view to developing       common EU approach
                                           a common EU
                                           approach

                                           Study on possible        On the basis of the results of the sectoral
                                                                                                                     social partners,
                                           links between the        analyses realized on available                                                               Call for Tenders
    4            EVIDENCE-                                                                                             universities        2009          N                          1 report                 F3        not applicable
                                           different sectoral       competences (2007 programme),                                                                     (Open)
                                                                                                                    research institute
                BASED POLICY               analyses                 realisation of a multisector analysis.
                                                                    Study on the feasibility of establishing a
                                                                    European
                                           Feasibility study
                                                                    platform for cooperation between labour
                                           on cooperation
    5                                                               inspectorates, and other relevant                Member states         2009          N       Call for Tenders   1 study                  F2            N,A,
                                           between labour
                                                                    monitoring and enforcement bodies, to
                                           inspectorates
                                                                    prevent and fight undeclared work.

                                           Database on
                                                                    To complete, update and systematise the
                                           transnational
    6                                                               first collection done by the services of the     Social partners       2009          N       Call for tenders   1 data base              F2            N.A.
                                           company
                                                                    Commission.
                                           agreements/texts
                                           Study on
                                           complementary            Study will inquire on how to protect
                                           pension schemes          employees and retired persons against the
    7                                                                                                                Member states         2009          N       Call for tenders   1 study                  F2            N.A.
                                           in case of               risk of under-funding of the pension
                                           employers'               schemes.
                                           insolvency
                                           Studies in support
                                                                                                                     Member states,
                                           of the preparation
                                                                    To support the preparation or the follow-up      social partners,                            Call for tenders
    8                                      of the                                                                                          2009          N                          10 reports               F3        not applicable
                                                                    of the differnt forums on restrusturing            universities                               (Restricted)
                                           Restructuring
                                                                                                                    research institute
                                           Forum




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                                                                  To assess the intrinsic quality of the
                                                                                                                    Member states,
                                         Communication            websites, the communication and
                                                                                                                    social partners,                              Framework
  9                                      and networking           networking activities and their contributions                           2009          N                          3 reports            F2,F3, F4   N
                                                                                                                      universities                                 contracts
                                         activities               to the sharing of information relating to
                                                                                                                   research institute
                                                                  working conditions
                                         Evaluation of the
                                         practical
                                         implementation of
                                         directive
                                                                  To contribute to the assessment of the
                                         89/654/EEC "work
                                                                  implementation of the Community legislation                                                   Call for Tenders
 10                                      places" testing                                                           Member States          2009          N                          1 report                F4       N
                                                                  on Health and Safety at Work in the EU                                                             (Open)
                                         new evaluation
                                                                  Member States
                                         methodology
                                         developed under
                                         past German
                                         Presidency
                                         Good pratictice
                                         guide for
                                         implementation of to contribute to a better
                                         occupational                                                   Member states,                                          Call for tenders   1 report with good
 11                                                        understanding/implementation of H&S at                                         2009                                                             F4       N
                                         safety and health work community law in the fishing industry    social partners                                             (open)        practice guide
                                         on fishing boats
             INFORMATION                 less than 15m
                                         long
               SHARING-                                    To deal with the legal issues raised by EU    Legal experts,
                                                                                                                                                                                4 quarterly flash
              LEARNING -                 European Network
                                                           labour law, to provide a forum for an open national authorities
                                                                                                                                                                                reports, 1 thematic
            COMMUNITY LAW                                  discussion and exchange of information of responsible for law-                                        Renewal of
 12                                      of independent                                                                                 2007-2010       Y                       report, 1 legal            F2       N
                                                           topical issues and to reinforce the capacity   making and                                           Service Contract
                                         Legal Experts                                                                                                                          seminar, 1 final
                                                           to anticipate problems related to the        enforcement and
                                                                                                                                                                                report
                                                           application of EU law                         social partners
                                         SLIC Activities -
                                         Development of
                                         inspection tool kit
                                                                  To prepare an inspection tool kit to be used
                                         for European                                                                                                         Grant on the basis
                                                                  and promoted in European information and
 13                                      information and                                                       Labour Inspectors          2009          N      of art. 168.1.F of 1 report                 F4       N
                                                                  enforcement campaign on chemicals at the
                                         enforcement                                                                                                          IR (SLIC activities)
                                                                  workplace
                                         campaign on
                                         chemical risks at
                                         workplace
                                                                                                                                                                    Others
                                         SLIC Activities -
                                                             To assess the quality and impact of national                                                       interventions - inspection visits &
 14                                      Exchange of                                                      Labour Inspectors             2007-2010       Y                                                  F4       N
                                                             inspection systems                                                                                  Exchange of      reports
                                         national inspectors
                                                                                                                                                              national inspectors
                                         Assessing the
                                         impact of
                                                                  To assess how emerging trends and risks
                                         emerging trends                                                                                                        Call for Tenders
 15                                                               are taken into account in labour inspection     All Member States       2009          N                          1 report                F4       N
                                         and risks on                                                                                                                (Open)
                                                                  methodologies
                                         labour inspection
                                         methodologies
                                                                  To assess the collection, the synthesis and       Member states,
                                         Sectoral councils
                                                                  the diffusion on information available            social partners,                            Call for Tenders
 16                                      on jobs and                                                                                    2009-2010       N                          5 reports               F3       N
                                                                  concerning the evolution of jobs and skills         universities                                   (Open)
                                         qualification
                                                                  at sectoral level                                research institute




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                                                                                                                  PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN 2009 - Working Conditions




                                         Database on                                                      Member states,
                                                             Database on studies and reports on job and
                                         studies realized on                                              social partners,                                     Restricted call for
 17                                                          skill anticipation, foresight and forecasts                                  2008          N                          1 database   F3           Y
                                         anticipation                                                       universities                                           tenders
                                                             realized at different levels
                                         (anticipedia)                                                   research institute
                                                             Support the research and networking with
                                         Call of proposals
                                                             the view to exchange of information and      Member states,
                                         on restrucuturing,
                                                             best practices, raising awareness and        social partners,                                     Call for Proposals
 18                                      well-being and                                                                                 2007-2010       Y                         10 projects   F3           N
                                                             improving knowledge in 3 issues :              universities                                             (Open)
                                         financial
                                                             restructuring, financial participation and  research institute
                                         participation
                                                             Well-being at work

                                         Workshops and            To promote a better understanding of the          Member states,
                                                                                                                                                                 Framework
                                         conferences on           issue of restructuring, to exchange good          social partners,
 19                                                                                                                                     2007-2010       N      Contract (EMPL- 5 conferences    F3   Yes (in principle)
                                         the field of             practices and to present results of different       universities
                                                                                                                                                                 Conference)
                                         restructuring            studies.                                         research institute
                                                                                                                    Member states,                               Spontaneous
                                         Presidency                                                                 social partners,                           subsidy (Monopoly seminars or
 20                                                               Conference on health and safety at work                                 2009          N                                       F4           Y
             HIGH QUALITY                Conferences                                                                  universities                                 de facto -    conferences
                 AND                                                                                               research institute                             Presidency)

            PARTICIPATORY                                                                                           Member states,
                                                                                                                                                                 Framework
                                                                                                                    social partners,
 21         POLICY DEBATE                Forum                    Forum on Restructuring
                                                                                                                      universities
                                                                                                                                        2007-2010       N      Contract (EMPL- 3 forums         F3           Y
                                                                                                                                                                 Conference)
                                                                                                                   research institute
                                                                                                                    Member states,                               Spontaneous
                                         Presidency               Conferences on Working conditions &               social partners,                           subsidy (Monopoly
 22                                                                                                                                       2009          N                        1 conference   F2           Y
                                         Conferences              Labour Law                                          universities                                 de facto -
                                                                                                                   research institute                             Presidency)




                                                                  Recurring activity

                                                                  New activity to be launched in 2009

                                                                  Spontaneous subsidies




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                                                                                                                        PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN 2009 - Non Dicrimination




                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE     PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                          RENEWAL                       NUMBER OF             UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                             DESCRIPTION                       TARGET AUDIENCES         TIMEFRAME             PROCEDURES                                               OF THIRD
 NUMBER            OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                    Y/N                          OUTPUTS          RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               COUNTRIES




                                                                    Further to the efforts made towards new
                                           Mapping study on
                                                                    member States, the Commission would like to
                                           antidiscrimination                                                             Member States,
                                                                    anticipate furhter enlargement and/or reinforced                                                   Open Call for
    1                                      laws and policies in                                                         Social partners, civil     2009        N                       1 study report            G/4              Yes
                                                                    cooperation by having a clearer view of the                                                          Tenders
                                           the candidate and                                                                   society
                                                                    existing legislation and policies on
                                           Balkan countries
                                                                    antidiscrimination in these countries




                                                                    To contribute to a better understanding of the
                                           Study on the role        functioning of the Equality Bodies, and to            Member States,
                                                                                                                                                                       Open Call for                        G2 (0,250 under
    2                                      and functioning of       contribute to the effectiveness of the              Social partners, civil     2009        N                       1 study report                              No
                                                                                                                                                                         Tenders                               strand 5)
                                           equality bodies.         Commission's support for the work of the                   society
                                                                    Equality bodies




                                                                    To contribute to the dialogue with the European
                                           Study on the use of
                                                                    Insurance and banking industry on the use of
                                           age, disability and                                                            Member States,
                                                                    age, disability and gender when assessing risk,                                                    Open Call for   1 study report + a   G2 - (0,1 under
    3                                      gender in the                                                                Social partners, civil     2009        N                                                                   No
                 EVIDENCE                  insurance and
                                                                    and to feed into the report the EC is preparing
                                                                                                                               society
                                                                                                                                                                         Tenders       conference             strand 5)
                                                                    for the implementation of art. 5 Dir.
               BASED POLICY                banking sector
                                                                    2004/113/EEC




                                              Study on              To contribute to a better knowledge about
                                           supported                supported employment practices in the EU, with   Member States,
                                                                                                                                                                       Open Call for   1 study report + a
    4                                      employment for           a view to promoting supported employment as a Social partners, civil           2009        N                                                 G/3               No
                                                                                                                                                                         Tenders       conference
                                           persons with             means to increase labour market participation by     society
                                           disabilities             people with disabilities




                                            Study on socio          To obtain an assessment of the impact of a new
                                                                                                                         Member States,
                                           economic impact of       joint EU approach to disability policy, making use                                                 Open Call for
    5                                                                                                                  Social partners, civil      2009        N                       1 study report            G/3               No
                                           European disability      of common activities and best practices to                                                           Tenders
                                                                                                                              society
                                           policy.                  implement the UN Convention




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                                                                                                                       PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN 2009 - Non Dicrimination




                                                                  To measure the extend and impact of perceived
                                                                                                                         EU institutions,                                 COMM
                                                                  discrimination - Follow-up of the Eurobarometer                                                                      1 report+country
 6                                       Eurobarometer                                                                 Member States, civil        2009      N         Eurobarometer                           G/4   No
                                                                  done during the European Year of Equal                                                                               fiches
                                                                                                                            society,                                framework contract
                                                                  opportunities for all 2007




                                                                                                                                                                                       1 legal seminar + 1
                                                                                                                                                                                       exhaustive report +5
                                                                  Work of experts to gather information on              Member States,
                                         Legal experts
                                                                  implementation of anti-discrimination legislation     academics, legal                           Renewal of Contract thematic reports + 2
 7                                       network on                                                                                              2007-2010   Y                         issues of the           G/2   Yes
                                                                  and to facilitate the application of Community       practitionners, civil                            Service
                                         antidiscrimination                                                                                                                            European law review
                                                                  legislation                                                 society
                                                                                                                                                                                       + some spontaneous
                                                                                                                                                                                       reports

                                         Academic Network                                                                Member States,
                                                                  To work on new policy trends and conceptual                                                                          1 academic meeting
                                         of European                                                                     academics, legal                          Renewal of Contract
 8                                                                developments relating to the situation of people                               2007-2010   Y                         + 1 website + 1         G/3   Yes
                                         Disability Experts                                                            practitionners, Social                           Service
                                                                  with disabilities                                                                                                    report
                                         (ANED)                                                                        partners, civil society




                                                                                                                                                                                       27 national reports +
                                                                                                                         Member States,
                                         Socio-Economic           Work of experts to provide the Commission with                                                                       27 national
                                                                                                                           universities,
                                         expert network           independant information on economic and                                                          Renewal of contract workshops +1
 9                                                                                                                     research institutes,      2008-2010   Y                                                 G/4   Yes
                                         group on diversity       societal aspects of discrimination (relaunch of                                                       service        European synthesis
                                                                                                                       social partners, civil
                                         and discrimination       call VT/2007/26)                                                                                                     report + 1 seminar
                                                                                                                              society
                                                                                                                                                                                       on good practices




                                         Training of              Preparation and carrying out of practical training                                                                   1 traning material +
                                         stakeholders on          for participation of people with disabilities in        Civil Sociey,                               Open Call for    1 training session at
 10           INFORMATION                consultations on         standarisation proceses in particular related to     accesibility experts,
                                                                                                                                                   2009      N
                                                                                                                                                                        Tenders        EU level + various
                                                                                                                                                                                                               G/3   No
               LEARNING -                standardisation          accessibilioty related standards.                                                                                    national seminars
                SHARING


                                                                                                                                                                                       6 training seminars
                                                                                                                         Member States,
                                         Training of legal and                                                                                                                         (3 for judges, 2 for
                                                               to facilitate the uniform interpretation and              academics, legal                          Renewal of Contract
 11                                      policy practitionners                                                                                   2007-2010   Y                         legal practioners and   G/2   Yes
                                                               application of Community legislation                    practitionners, Social                           Service
                                         at Community level                                                                                                                            1 for law professors
                                                                                                                       partners, civil society
                                                                                                                                                                                       and lecturers)


                                         Support for voluntary
                                                               Follow-up of the 2007-2008 activities on                 Bussiness, social
                                         initiatives promoting                                                                                                        Open Call for
 12                                                            business case - Diversity award combined with            partners, Member           2009      N                         Report, award           G/4   No
                                         diversity at the work                                                                                                          Tenders
                                                               the promotion of charters                                      States
                                         place across the EU




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                                                                                                                       PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN 2009 - Non Dicrimination




                                         Information and                                                                                                                              1 web site + 1
                                         communication on                                                                                                                             annual conference
                                         the results of the                                                    All stakeholders                                                       and related
                                                                                                                                                                        EMPL
                                         "antidiscrimination   To promote the exchange and the dissemination  including Member                                                        publication + 1
 13                                                                                                                                             2007-2010   Y        Communication                                 G/4       Yes
                                         and diversity" strand of information                                    States, social                                                       Database + 3
                                                                                                                                                                   Framework Contract
                                         of the programme                                                    partners, civil society                                                  newsletters + 1
                                         and organisation of                                                                                                                          annual report + 1
                                         events on this theme                                                                                                                         Annual Summit




                                                                                                                                                                                       Activity programme
                                                                                                                         Member States,                            De Facto monopoly -
                                         National Equality        Financing of the network's activites and support                                                                     not yet known.
 14                                                                                                                    social partners, civil   2007-2010   Y          Presidency                                  G/4       Yes
                                         Bodies                   to exchanges of experiences and good practices                                                                       Indicative : 3 training
                                                                                                                              society                                  Confrence
                 GREATER                                                                                                                                                               sessions, 3 opinions
               CAPACITY OF
                  KEY EU                                                                                               NGOs representing
                                                                                                                                                                                           13 supports to
                NETWORKS                 Operating costs          To reinforce the capacity of these organisations      and defending the                              Framework
                                                                                                                                                                                           NGOs (detailed
 15                                      support to EU-level      to take their part in the development of non-        rights and interests     2008-2010   Y          Partnership                               G/4 - G/3   Yes
                                                                                                                                                                                           activity programmes
                                         networks                 discrimination policies and objectives              of people exposed to                             Agreement
                                                                                                                                                                                           not yet known)
                                                                                                                          discrimination




                                                                                                                        Members states,
                                                                  Swedish Presidency Conference on                                                                                         1 Conference +
 16                                      Equality Summit                                                               civil society, social      2009      N       De jure monopoly                               G/4       Yes
                                                                  antidiscrimination issues                                                                                                conference report
                                                                                                                              partners



                                         Presidency                                                                     Members states,
                                                                  Annual Presidency Conference on disability                                                                               1 Conference +
 17                                      Conference on                                                                 civil society, social      2009      N       De jure monopoly                               G/3       Yes
                                                                  issues                                                                                                                   conference report
                                         disability                                                                           partners


                                                                                                                     Member States,                                                    1 conference +
                                         European Day of          To raise awareness and promote the debates on                                                    Renewal of Contract
 18                                                                                                                social partners, civil       2007-2010   Y                          conference kit +            G/3       Yes
                                         Disabled people          disability issues at EU and Member states' level                                                      Service
                                                                                                                          society                                                      conference report
             HIGH QUALITY
                 AND
            PARTICIPATORY                                                                                                                                           Restricted Call for
                                                                                                                                                                                           30 grant agreements
                                         Support to national      To support activities carried out at national level                                              proposals - national
                DEBATE                   activities combating     in order to combat discrimination and to foster
                                                                                                                        Member States,
                                                                                                                                                                   authorities in charge
                                                                                                                                                                                           - too early to say
 19                                                                                                                   social partners, civil      2008      N                              what they will          G/4       Yes
                                         discrimination and       dissemination of information among the Member                                                          with non-
                                                                                                                             society                                                       contain (seminars,
                                         promoting equality       States                                                                                              discrimination
                                                                                                                                                                                           trainings, events)
                                                                                                                                                                          issues




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             HIGH QUALITY
                 AND                                                                                        PROGRESS ACTIVITIES PLAN 2009 - Non Dicrimination
            PARTICIPATORY
                DEBATE




                                                                                                                                                                            50 meetings of
                                                                                                                                                                            national working
                                                                                                           Member States,
                                                           To raise awareness and promote the debates on                                                                    groups + 1 website
                                                                                                         social partners, civil                             DG EMPLOI
 20                                      EU Media Campaign non-discrimination issues at EU and Member                             2007-2010      Y                          in all EU languages    G/4   Yes
                                                                                                           society, general                              framework contract
                                                           states' level                                                                                                    + 1 truck tour in 10
                                                                                                                public
                                                                                                                                                                            countries + 1
                                                                                                                                                                            journalist award




                                                                  Recurring activity
                                                                  New activity to be launched in 2009
                                                                  Spontaneous subsidies




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PARTICIPATION
REFERENCE      PROGRESS INTERMEDIATE                                                                                                                         RENEWAL                                 NUMBER OF             UNIT
                                                 ACTIVITY                             DESCRIPTION                       TARGET AUDIENCES         TIMEFRAME                   PROCEDURES                                                OF THIRD
 NUMBER             OUTCOMES                                                                                                                                   Y/N                                    OUTPUTS          RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      COUNTRIES




                                           Development of           Support to the development and dissemination of   Member States,
                                                                                                                                                                           Subdelegation to
    1                                      Statistics and           ad-hoc module of the LFS on reconciliation      Social partners, civil         2009        N                                 1 ad-hoc module           G1             no
                                                                                                                                                                               ESTAT
                                           Indicators               between work and private life                          society




                                           Database on women To collect, analyse and disseminate data on                  Member States,                                  Existing framework 1 Runing and up-
    2                                      and men in decision- particiation of women in economic and political           social partners,         2007        Y          contract launched in date a database 1           G1             yes
                                           making               decision-making                                             enterprises                                          2006          report on trends



                 EVIDENCE-
                BASED POLICY                                        Provide accurate data on the works delevered by
                                                                                                                         Member States,
                                           Study on Gender          these institutions, their functioning, and the way                                                                           1 study report, 1
    3                                                                                                                  social partners, civil      2009        N          Open call for tender                            G2/G4           no
                                           equality body            their actions and impact on promoting gender                                                                                 Conference
                                                                                                                              society
                                                                    equality could be improved


                                           Study on the use of
                                           age, disability and                                                            Member States,
                                                                    Assess the barriers and lack of effective                                                                                    1 study report, 1
    4                                      gender in the                                                                social partners, civil     2009        N          Open call for tender                            G2/G4           no
                                                                    discrimination in these sectors                                                                                              Conference
                                           insurance and                                                                society, enterprises
                                           banking sector



                                                                                                                       Member States, EU                                       COMM
    5                                      Eurobarometer            Survey attitude towards gender equality              institutions social       2009        N            Eurobarometer    1 survey                      G1             yes
                                                                                                                       partners, civil society                            Framework Contract




                                                                                                                                                                                                 1 general report; 4
                                                                                                                          Member States,                                                         thematic reports; 2
                                           Gender legal experts To gather information on implementation of                                                                  Renewal of two
    6                                                                                                                   social partners, civil     2007        Y                                 Equality Reviews; 2       G2             yes
                                           networks             gender equality legislation                                                                                Contract Services
                                                                                                                               society                                                           annual meetings of
                                                                                                                                                                                                 network


                                           Network of experts       To assist the Commission in the assessment of
                                                                                                                       Member States, EU
                                           on Employment            the gender dimension of employment and                                                                Renewal of Contract
    7                                                                                                                    institutions social       2007        Y                              2 thematic reports           G1             yes
                                           Gender Equality          economic policies, including the OMCs and                                                                  Service
                                                                                                                       partners, civil society
                                           issues                   provide specific reports


                INFORMATION                Network of experts
                                                                    To assist the Commission in the assessment of
                 LEARNING -                in gender equality,
                                                                    the gender dimension of the new OMC on social
                                                                                                                  Member States, EU
                                                                                                                                                                          Renewal of Contract
    8                                      social inclusion,                                                        institutions social            2007        Y                              2 thematic reports           G1             yes
                  SHARING                  health and long-term
                                                                    inclusion and protection and provide specific
                                                                                                                  partners, civil society
                                                                                                                                                                               Service
                                                                    report
                                           care




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              INFORMATION
               LEARNING -
                SHARING


                                                                  To organise regular high level training for legal                                                                           About 6 training
                                         Training on Gender
  9                                                               practioners on the Community Acquis on                Legal Practioners       2008          Y          Open Call for tender seminars for legal    G2     yes
                                         Equality
                                                                  Equality for Women and Men                                                                                                  partictioners




                                         Exchange of good         To support the dissemination and transfer of                                                           Renewal of Contract
 10                                                                                                                      Member States          2007          Y                              2 peer reviews         G1     yes
                                         practices                good practices on gender issues                                                                             Service




                                         Framework                                                                     NGOs representing
                                         Partnership                                                                    and defending the                                   Framework
                                                                  To support the coperation with civil society
 11                                      Agreement to                                                                  rights and interests     2007          Y             Partnership       1 NGO supported       G1     yes
                                                                  organisations
                                         support EU-level                                                                 of women and                                      Agreements
                 GREATER                 networks                                                                        gender equality

               CAPACITY OF
                  KEY EU
                NETWORKS                                                                                                Member States,
                                                             Activities and meetings of the network to                                                                    EMPL Conference
                                         Network on women                                                                social partners,
 12                                                          promote the participation of women in decision                                     2009          Y            and Networking   1 network               G1     no
                                         and decision-making                                                            enterprises, civil
                                                             making                                                                                                      Framework Contract
                                                                                                                       society, academics




                                                                                                                         Member States,
                                         Conference on            Inform about recent developments and raise                                                              EMPL Conference
 13                                                                                                                    social partners, legal   2009          N                             1 conference            G2     yes
                                         gender equality law      awareness in the field                                                                                 framework contract
                                                                                                                           pratictioners



              HIGH QUALITY
                                         European                 To support Presidency initiatives and raise
 14
                  AND                    Presidency               awareness on gender equality issues at EU and          All stakeholders       2009          N          Monopoly de facto 2 conferences            G1     yes
             PARTICIPATORY               Conferences              Member states' level
                 DEBATE


                                                                  To launch a Communication activities for the                                                               DG EMPL
                                         Communication
 15                                                               promotion of gender equality policies, notably the     All Stakeholders       2008          Y            Communication campaign                  G1/G2   yes
                                         activities
                                                                  pay gap issues                                                                                         Framework Contract




                                                                  Recurring activity
                                                                  New activity to be launched in 2009
                                                                  Spontaneous subsidies




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                                                                                                                       Suport to the programme




 REFERENCE                                                                                                                                                                                 NUMBER OF       UNIT
                                             ACTIVITY                                   DESCRIPTION                              TARGET AUDIENCES        TIMEFRAME     PROCEDURES
 NUMBER 6.                                                                                                                                                                                  OUTPUTS    RESPONSIBLE




                                                                                                                                                                     Renewal of Service
                                        Monitoring of the To monitor the performance of the programme and provide Programme Committee                                                                   EMPL/01 -
       1              Renewal                                                                                                                            2007-2010       Contract              1
                                     PROGRESS Programme assistance on ways to increase performance and efficiency and European Parliament                                                                EMPL/I4
                                                                                                                                                                       VC//2007/288




                                                                   The second edition of the Social Agenda Forum in 2010
                                                                                                                                    Member States,                    EMPL Framework
                                        Organisation of the       will aim at contributing to the definitionand implementation
                                                                                                                                   academics, social                 Communication and
       2                               second edition of the       of the next Social Agenda post-2010. The Social Forum                                   2009                                1        EMPL/01
                                                                                                                                 partners, NGOs, legal                  Conference
                                       Social Agenda Forum           should be an open platform to diagnose, design and
                                                                                                                                     practitionners                      Contracts
                                                                              develop employment and social polic




                                                                  This general survey will aim at updating 2006 previous EB
                                      Eurobaometer on the                                                                          Member States,                         COMM
                                                                    data on the perception of the general public of the EU
       3                            perceptions of the general                                                                    academics, social        2009        Eurobarometer                    EMPL/01
                                                                     social policy and at providing data for the purpose of
                                    public on EU social policy                                                                     partners, NGOs,                   Framework Contract
                                                                  measuring the performance of the DG on EU social issues




                                                                   To prepare the revision of the next Social Agenda (post-
                                                                    2010), The conference will aim at building and sharing         Member States,                    Monopoly de facto -
       4                              Presidency Conference        consensus on diagnosis, on common EU objectives and            academics, social        2009         Presidency                      EMPL/01
                                                                    priorities and solutions to live up to social challenges,      partners, NGOs,                      Conference
                                                                                opportunities and expectations.




                                                                  Recurring activity

                                                                  New activity to be launched in 2009

                                                                  Spontaneous subsidies




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