Skills shortages: despite high unemployment rates in many European countries, over 2M job vacancies remain unmatched. How the regions with high development rates are coping with this challenge?
Early school leaving and NEETs: over 14M European youngsters between 15 and 24 are not in employment nor in education and training. How are member states implementing Youth Guarantee, providing quality employment or education opportunities within 4 months of inactivity?
Innovation in education: the business world is shaped by constant and ever increasing technological change. How are the educational systems equipped to provide the right skills needed today and tomorrow by employers?
Local development within macro-regions: defined geographical areas embracing both Member States and third countries are facing common challenges. How can cooperation be strengthened to facilitate the achievement of economic development and social cohesion?