01/03/2016Committee of the Regions, Rue Van Maerlant 2, Belgium

The Conference is held under the auspices of the Valencian Member of CoR and President of the Region, Mr. Ximo PUIG

The partnership of the “Connecting People for Green Skills” project is organizing the “GREEN SKILLS Final Conference” that will take place on Tuesday 1 March 2016, 9:30 – 14:30, at the Committee of the Regions, Rue Van Maerlant 2, in Brussels.

The project has identified the green skills shortages and has developed appropriate training components with the primary objective to offer to the construction sector professionals the means to develop and expand their technical, professional and educational skills, which are necessary and need to be addressed alongside the environmental demands and the energy-sustainability targets for 2020.

The objective of this event is to present the potential of "green" jobs in tackling unemployment in the construction sector and to highlight the need to match the demand for labour with skills, while anticipating and managing change in terms of the need for human capital. The conference will showcase the implemented activities and the transferability of the achieved results of the Green Skills project, as well as a number of best practices from EU countries that have a significant potential for job creation in this sector. The event will gather among others representatives of local and regional authorities, employment agencies, higher education and vocational training providers, and stakeholders in the field of green construction and employment.


Conference registration form