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Malta: the National Skills Council – Improving skills governance

14/12/2018
Despite the rapid unemployment decrease and the continued increase in youth employment rates, Malta is currently experiencing labour supply shortages.
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Euro area unemployment at 8. 1 % l EU28 at 6.7 %

07/12/2018
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in October 2018, stable compared with September 2018 and down from 8.8% in October 2017. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since November 2008.
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International Labour Organisation advocate for better inclusion of persons with disabilities

07/12/2018
“The inclusion of workers with disabilities across all industries and at all levels of a company is not only a matter of human rights but also a matter of business success,” says award-winning actress, Marlee Matlin, who’s part of the ILO’s work on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the...
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The future of European AI is being written now

07/12/2018
As early Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, from machine translation to image recognition, enter our everyday lives and we begin to imagine life with autonomous vehicles and robo-advisors, Europe must act to shape its own AI future based on our shared vision.
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Commission welcomes adoption of its proposal to help dismissed workers in Greek media sector with €2.3 million

07/12/2018
The Commission welcomes today's decision of the European Parliament and the Council to approve €2.3 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 550 displaced workers of three media companies in the Greek region Attica find new jobs.
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New study: Trade supports over 36 million jobs across the EU

28/11/2018
EU exports to the world are more important than ever, supporting 36 million jobs across Europe, two thirds more than in 2000. 14 million of these jobs are held by women. In addition, EU exports to the world generate €2.3 trillion of value added in the EU.
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Record attendance at 2018 ReferNet plenary meeting

28/11/2018
Over 80 partner and national representatives from ReferNet’s 30 countries took part in the Cedefop network’s 16th annual plenary meeting, a European vocational skills week event, in Thessaloniki from 21 to 23 November.
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European Vocational Skills Week 2018 helps millions to discover benefits of vocational education and training

20/11/2018
The 2018 edition of the European Vocational Skills Week, organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Austrian Presidency, came to an end but many more associated activities and events are being organised across Europe until December 2018.
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Seminar: Sectoral skills for the future – Blueprint in the spotlight

19/11/2018
The seminar, which took place on 15 November in Brussels, was the first opportunity to discuss the implementation and policy messages of the five ongoing Blueprint projects.
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United Kingdom: raising digital skill levels through partnerships

15/11/2018
The Digital Skills Partnership was established for public, private and charity sector bodies in England to develop and deliver training that improves the digital skills of individuals and organisations as a whole.