Category Archives: Employment and social policies

Study exploring the context, challenges and possible solutions in relation to the quality of traineeships in the EU

Client: European Commission (DG EMPL) Duration: 2023-2024 Consortium: Centre for European Policy Studies (lead), Open Evidence. Abstract: In the context of the European Year of Skills, taking into account the evaluation of the 2014 Council Recommendation on a Quality Framework of Traineeships, the Commission Work Programme (CWP) 2023 announced an “update of their quality framework for […]

Study supporting the evaluation of COSME and EIP 

Client: European Commission (DG GROW)  Duration: 2023-2024 Cosortium: CSES (lead), CSIL, Open Evidence Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Desk research, Interviews, Survey, Case studies, Portfolio analysis, Counterfactual analysis  Abstract: The study undertakes the final evaluation of the Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) (2014-20), and an Ex-post evaluation of […]

Study on putting in practice by Member States of the recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists.

Client: European Commission (DG CONNECT) Duration: 2023 Consortium: Intellera (lead), PwC, Open Evidence Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Literature review, desk research, interviews, survey, case studies, focus groups, workshops. Abstract: In September 2021, the Commission adopted a Recommendation to strengthen the safety of journalists and other media professionals. The objective of the study is to […]

Automation of cognitive and physical tasks and the implications for safety and health in the health and social care sector – literature review 

Client: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Duration: 2023-2024 Consortium: Open Evidence (lead), KU Leuven Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Literature Review Abstract: Based on a literature review, the study aims to provide an overview of the state of play, the tasks and good practices related to the use of artificial intelligence and […]