Feedback from the Education, Training and Youth Forum 2015
The European Commission DG for Education and Culture, with the support of the Lifelong Learning Platform, organised a Civil Socierty Meeting ahead of the fourth edition of the European Education, Training and Youth Forum 2015 of 19-20 October. The civil society meeting was opened by Chiara Gariazzo, Director at DG EAC and David Lopez, President of the Lifelong Learning Platform, reminding the importance of ensuring a strenghtened dialogue between the EU and civil society. Focusing on the Post-Paris Agenda, this meeting brought together European NGOs who shared their practices and ideas on implementing the Agenda. The 2015 Forum edition gathered 400 participants representing decision-makers, stakeholders and active organisations in the fields of education, training and youth and was dedicated to discussing how to implement the priority areas for European cooperation in Education and Training 2016-2020, and the contributions stakeholders can make.