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Different place, same skills - timely transnational cooperation


23 August 2019 at 12:00 in Room 5

In an increasingly globalized economy, flows of migrants are contributing to profound demographic changes and shifts in work. The need to create new international standards for skills development and applications in global, human-centered workplaces is more pressing than ever. How can countries harness these trends to build an inclusive global labour market, while recognizing diversity and local specificities?

Moderator: Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent, BBC News




Jens Bjornavold

Senior Expert, Cedefop

Cesare Onestini

Director, European Training Foundation

Manuela Geleng

Director for Skills, European Commission

Monica Pfarr

Executive Director, AWS Foundation, American Welding Society, USA

San-Quei Lin

WSI Vice President for Special Affairs and Vice Minister of Labour, Chinese Taipei