European Commission “Upskilling Unemployed Adults”
On 25 June 2015, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission hosted a Thematic Event
under the umbrella of the Mutual Learning Programme, addressing learning for unemployed adults. It focused on the challenges and opportunities to increase skills for long-term unemployed, unskilled adults and disadvantaged groups. This Thematic Event brought together over 100 delegates from different organisations who were interested and had a stakehold in labour market and educational issues involved in the topic of the event, including EU institutions and other international policy organisations, European government representatives, social partners, non-governmental organisations and academics.