Title: Launch Event of the New Skills Agenda for Europe
Organiser: European Commission (EC)
Place: Brussels (Belgium)
Date: 20 Jun 2016
Summary: The European Commission, Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, is organising the Launch Event of the New Skills Agenda for Europe which will be held on Monday 20 June 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. The European Commission is launching the New Skills Agenda to boost human capital, employability and competitiveness in Europe to address today's pressing challenges and prepare for the future. Actions focus on ensuring higher and more relevant skills for people, improving visibility and use of available skills, and reaching a better understanding of skills needs and trends in the labour market. The Launch Event on 20 June 2016 will gather an audience from a wide spectrum of employment and education stakeholders and will feature high-level speakers from European and international institutions. It will be a highly interactive event offering opportunities to network and build partnerships for skills.