EZA Snack Debates

The European Year of Skills: Which opportunities for unions and workers’ organisations?

With Kristīne Krivmane, Team Leader European Year of Skills, DG Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission 


Agnès Roman, Advisor Lifelong Learning Policies, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

19/06/2023 (11:00-12:00) – online 

Languages: English, German, Spanish and Italian. 

On May 9 – Europe Day – the European Commission launched the European Year of Skills. This initiative puts skills centre-stage. Helping people get the right skills for quality jobs and helping companies, in particular small and medium enterprises, address skills shortages in the EU is what this year is all about. Key questions of the discussion will be : 

  •   What is the Year of Skills initiative about?
  • How can workers’ organizations and unions make the most of it?  

Below you will find the documents for the event



Here you can download the short report of the event.

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