This brochure is intended for all those who want to actively shape work in Germany - in politics, economy and society. But also to for all those who want to know how the ESF helps people to start tackling their own future.
The report aims to inform the Steering Group composed of the heads of the Directorates-General responsible for the Focal Points in the individual federal ministries about the implementation of the measures contained in the National Action Plan 2.0 (NAP 2.0).
The European Social Fund (ESF) celebrated 2017 its 60th birthday. It was created on 25 March 1957 together with the Treaties of Rome. This brochure informs in German and in English about the history of the ESF and presents the different funding periods.
The fourth progress report 2017 takes stock of what we have achieved so far on our way to securing skilled labour. It discovers the milestones we have already reached and gives an outlook on where we need to step up our efforts.
Matching supply and demand in the labour market in times of structural change will be the key challenge for economic and labour-market policy. To make sure that the German economy will remain successful in the future and that everyone will take a share of our prosperity, skilled workers need the right skills and qualifications.
This discussion draft of a White Paper on Work 4.0 is the culmination of a dialogue process which the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs launched in April 2015 with the publication of a Green Paper.
The Federal Government's Old-age security report is compiled every four years and reports on the different pension systems, the income situation of today's pensioners, the uptake of additional private retirement provision and the future pension level.
Immigration is a complex, multi-faceted phenomenon. The Federal Government is steadfast in its support of freedom of movement, and Germany benefits from it. At the same time, we must acknowledge that immigration may also entail considerable problems.