European Year of Skills to be kicked-off in May

On March 7th, the Swedish Council presidency and European Parliament negotiators finalised an agreement on a European Year of Skills for the period 9 May 2023 until 8 May 2024. 
Welcoming the initiative, the Swedish minister for education, Mats Persson, stated: ‘This European Year comes at the right moment. There is need for action to fill labour shortages and help people find quality jobs.