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Policy Documents

In this section you will find a series of EU, national or regional policy documents related to our five COPIE Thematic areas of Action Planning, Entrepreneurship Education, Quality Management, Access to Finance, and Integrated Business Support for inclusive entrepreneurship.

EU Commission publishes 'Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan'

In January 2013, the European Commission has published the 'Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan' as part of its Europe2020 strategy. According to the Commission, the Action plan

COPIE publishes Action Plan to promote inclusive entrepreneurship in the next round of the European Structural Funds

As a result of COPIE's work over the past three years, the members of the COPIE network have published a COPIE Action Plan for Inclusive Entrepreneurship that is addressed to polic

EC Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency publishes new report on 'Entrepreneurship Education at School in Europe'

The report consists of both a comparative overview and national descriptions covering EU Member States, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey.

OECD-EU Panorama of Entrepreneurial Activity in Europe publishes policy brief on Youth Entrepreneurship

As part of a three-year programme of co-operation between the European Commission (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) and the Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme of

EU Commission publishes ‘Common Strategic Framework’ (CSF) and proposes one programming tool for all structural funds

On March 14, 2012 the EU Commission has presented the ‘Common Strategic Framework’ (CSF) which intends to help Member States and their regions in programming and setting clear investment priorities for the next financial planning period from 2014 until 2020.

Support to social enterprise in the new legislative package adopted by the Commission October 6, 2011

The proposals for the future of Cohesion Policy, including the Regulations for the European Social Fund and for Regional Development Fund, as well as for a European Union Programme for Social Change and Innovation have been adopted by the Commission on October 6.

European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision

On October 11, the Commission has published a European Code of Good Conduct for microcredit provision.

Entrepreneurship Education: ‘Key competences for lifelong learning’. European Reference Framework, 2007.

'Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship' is one of the eight key competences set out in the European Reference Framework.

Entrepreneurship Education: ‘Towards greater coherence and cooperation in Entrepreneurship Education’ Final report, March 2010

The document includes the current state of play in entrepreneurship education, especially in relation to the development of entrepreneurship education strategies and their implementation as well as