Cedefops analysis of skills needs, conducted in 2007, provides a comprehensive medium-term forecast of employment and skill needs across Europe and has made a major contribution to identifying labour-market trends.

The results of these projections of employment and skill needs across the whole of Europe (EU-25 plus Norway and Switzerland) up to 2015 were presented and debated at the Agora conference Skills for Europes future in February 2008.The publication includes the contributions to the conference, the summary of discussions in the working groups, and the conference conclusions.