EURES is the European Employment Services network, aimed at facilitating workers mobility at the transnational and crossborder levels, within the framework of the European Economic Area (and Switzerland) - an intervention area presently integrating 31 countries.
EURES provides information, counselling and support to recruitment/placement services, by promoting the contact between jobseekers and employers interested in recruiting abroad.
In Portugal EURES network is integrated in:
IEFP, I.P. - Institute for Employment and Vocational Training, I.P.
IEM - Madeira Employment Institute;
Azores' Regional Directorate for Labour, Professional Qualification and Consumer Protection;
with a network of 25 EURES Advisers present in the several regions of the country.