The European Commission launches the new Skills Agenda

On Wednesday 1st July, the European Commission presented the new “European Skills Agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social fairness and resilience”. Building notably on the European Pillar of Social Rights, the agenda seeks to promote training and lifelong learning of Europeans and as well as setting objectives for upskilling (improving existing skills) and reskilling (training in new skills) to be achieved within the next 5 years through partnerships with Member States, companies and social partners.