Jobs 4 Europe: The Employment Policy Conference

To, 06/09/2012
Pe, 07/09/2012

Jobs 4 Europe: The Employment Policy Conference, 6 - 7 September 2012, Brussels, Belgium

Venue: European Commission, Charlemagne Building, 170 Rue de la Loi - 1040 Brussels

Objectives

The European Commission is organising a major conference on employment policy: Jobs 4 Europe. This event will build on the Employment Package put forward by the Commission on 18 April 2012 and on the outcomes of the 2012 European Semester, but also on a series of conferences which the Commission organised during 2011 in order to explore new dimensions of employment policy, notably regarding the functioning of European labour markets, wage developments, flexicurity in a crisis context, and inequalities.
 
The conference will be structured around five main topics:

  • Building a dynamic European labour market: transitions, human capital investment, mobility
  • Impact of the crisis on employment: "programme countries", wages, jobless households
  • Sectors with high job-creation potential: green economy, white coat jobs, information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Employment policy throughout the life cycle: youth, gender & work-life balance, active ageing
  • Pathways to full employment: job guarantee, social economy, welfare to work.

Eurofound contribution

Robert Anderson will contribute to Barriers to women's employment and work-life balance as a panellist from 10.40 - 12.20 on Thursday 6 September. Juan Menéndez-Valdés will chair the session on Active ageing – the labour market dimension from 16:45 – 18:30 on 6 September.

The programme, speeches and presentations are available on the EC website.

Venue Details
Address: 
Charlemagne Building, 170 Rue de la Loi - 1040
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium
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