This report is a joint contribution by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions and Cedefop to a policy debate that is closely associated with the core mission of both agencies: improving the living and working conditions of Europeans through continuous investment in education and training.
The report is the outcome of the first joint seminar held in the context of a new framework of cooperation recently signed by both bodies. It aims to contribute to an important policy debate on a topic that increasingly affects labour markets in all Member States and the competitiveness of the EU as a whole.
The EMCC Company Network Seminar The role of competence and qualification development in fostering workforce mobility was organised jointly by the Foundation and Cedefop on 9 and 10 November 2006 in Thessaloniki. This seminar report summarises the seminar conclusions and highlights how individuals, companies and policymakers can act to develop schemes that simultaneously promote workers mobility and develop their skills.