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as an initiative of European Community for 1994-1999, implemented by European Commission (EC); from 1997 also included Adapt-bis (second round of projects). Replaced for 2000-2006 by 'Employment Community Initiative 2000-2006'.


Accelerate adaptation of the work force in the European Union to industrial change; increase competitivity of industry, services and commerce; prevent unemployment by improving qualifications, flexibility and mobility of the work force; anticipate and accelerate creation of new jobs and new labour intensive activities, including through exploiting SME potential. Under 'Adapt-bis': evaluate and anticipate labour market developments related to the information society; develop active strategies to help labour force adaptation to the information society and to gear information technology products to needs of potential users; develop and experiment with policies and schemes to support adaptation of work organization and employment practices to the information society; identify ways to improve quality of working life and business efficiency.

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Eligible measures: training, advice and guidance; anticipation, promotion of networks and new employment possibilities; adaptation of structures and aid systems; information, dissemination and raising public awareness.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Human Resources
    • Employment Conditions
  • Commerce
    • Conditions of Trade
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Innovative change
    • Change

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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