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Skills forecast: trends and challenges to 2030

08/01/2019
The European labour market is challenged by changes in the demographic composition of the labour force and by increasing work complexities and processes.
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Skills Panorama highlights of 2018 and plans for 2019

19/12/2018
2018 was another full year for the Skills Panorama
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Helping to fight skill shortages: Luxembourg reinforces cross-border apprenticeships

17/12/2018
Cross-border apprenticeship is a concrete example of the European principle of free circulation, which opens up new chances and prospects for young people to broaden their professional and educational horizon, while helping to fight skill shortages. Luxembourg, France and Germany have recentl...
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Ireland: improving basic skills through work-based learning

17/12/2018
In an analysis of further education and training expenditure by Education Training Boards, the Irish Government Economic & Evaluation Service noted that, given the characteristics of the labour market and low basic skills among certain cohorts of unemployed people, it is necessary to equi...
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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.