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European Vocational Skills Week
Newsletter13 October 2022Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Newsletter No.10 | 10/2022

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European Commission President announces 2023 as the European Year of Skills!

During the annual State of the European Union address on 14 September, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen shared her vision on the future of the EU, outlining the initiatives the Commission plans to take next year in key areas, including announcing 2023 as the European Year of Skills.

The #2023 European Year of Skills will focus on working together to promote concrete skills actions to boost the competitiveness of European companies, in particular SMEs, and to realise the full potential of the digital and green transformation in a socially fair and just manner.

It should promote skills policies and investments to address labour shortages and build a better skilled and more adaptable workforce in the EU.