Cedefop is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies. Founded in 1975 and based in Greece since 1995, Cedefop supports development of European vocational education and training (VET) policies and contributes to their implementation. The agency is helping the European Commission, EU Member States and the social partners to develop the right European VET policies with the aim to provide the right skills to citizens.
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
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The JRC site in Seville works closely with sister services of the European Commission to provide socio-economic and techno-economic support for the conception, development, implementation and monitoring of EU policies. Established in 1994 with a small group of researchers, today it is the second largest site of the JRC with 400 people. The JRC Seville focuses on the following areas: Circular economy and industrial leadership; Digital economy; Economics of agriculture; Economics of climate change, energy and transport; Fiscal policy analysis; Human capital and employment and Territorial development.
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The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) is a tripartite European Union Agency, whose role is to provide knowledge to assist in the development of better social, employment and work-related policies. Eurofound was established in 1975 by Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1365/75 to contribute to the planning and design of better living and working conditions in Europe.
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The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. The OECD works with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. OECD measures productivity and global flows of trade and investment. OECD also analyses and compares data to predict future trends and sets international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals.