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Latest video on Skills for Green Jobs: 2018 update

Watch Cedefop's latest video presenting the main findings of the newly published report on skills for green jobs!

Call for papers “Understanding skills Demand in Changing World”

Call for papers “Understanding skills Demand in Changing World” to contribute to the ETF future of Skills publication – deadline 30th June

Read Skills Panorama new blog "Refugees and the labour market: the role of skills in facilitating access"

A skill-based approach Cedefop has been investigating the potential of skills based pathways to refugee protection, in collaboration with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development. The aim of this initiative is to increase the evidence base in support of designing and implement...

A new study on low-skilled people in Czechia

A new study on low-skilled people in Czechia is available. It has been carried out by the Institute for Democracy & Economic Analysis, a think tank operating under the Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute.

Global Forum "Boosting Skills for a Just Transition and the Future of Work"

Global Forum on a Just Transition towards Environmentally Sustainable Economies and Societies for All based on the ILO and Cedefop cooperation

Skills in online job vacancies: First insights!

Cedefop is releasing new insights on skills and jobs demand in Europe. After several years of development, the agency presents its work on collecting and analysing online job vacancies, covering Czechia, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy and the United Kingdom.

Introducing the European Skills Index!

Cedefop has been working on developing a skills index since 2013. Following five years of continuous development, the European Skills Index (ESI) has been launched in the autumn of 2018. An independent statistical audit by the Joint Research Centre has established ESI within international standar...

How can decarbonisation impact skills and jobs?

DG Energy in a recent report investigated various economic outcomes coming from the global decarbonisation efforts of reducing CO2 emissions.  One of the key purposes of this investigation has been to assess the potential impacts on employment and skills. In doing so, DG Energy has built on ...

How can the circular economy impact skills and jobs?

Building on the Cedefop Skills Forecast framework, DG Environment released a report on the impact transition to a more circular economy has on employment and skills across different sectors compared to the Cedefop Skills Forecast baseline scenario.

Skills Panorama celebrates #InternationalWomensDay

Did you know that every tenth woman in the EU is self-employed?