We live longer, and we stay healthier longer. At the same time labour markets are changing, less stable where the workforce needs to frequently upgrade their competences in order to be able to stay in the present job or to meet the requirements of a new one.
The seminar has a direct linkage to the Action Plan of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, Policy Area Education, Research and Employability priority “Society for Longer Lives” as well as to the concepts of social innovation bringing together Lifelong Learning and better linkage between education/knowledge supply and demands of labour market and since labour mobility affects not only the EU countries and more cooperation within the field would be very beneficial for the whole region the topic is also very much linked to the objectives of Horizontal Action Neighbours.
The European Pillar on Social Rights outlines that everyone has the right to quality and inclusive education, training and life-long learning in order to maintain and acquire skills that enable them to participate fully in society and manage successfully transitions in the labour market.
Format of seminar is foreseen as a panel of prominent experts and stakeholders, giving short inputs into the seminar’s topic, followed by discussion with the audience.
More information about the labour cooperation supported by the CBSS is outlined on the website´s thematic subsection.
The seminar is part of the 10th Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.