ERB seminar on Labour Market

Euroregion Baltic organised a seminar on labour market in South-East Baltic Sea Region on 25th February. A meeting, that took place in Gdansk, gathered politicians – members of ERB Executive Board and experts – members of the Labour Market Task Force.

Participants of the seminar have adopted a resolution which indicates main actions for ERB. These are: an improvement of the labour force mobility and combat against youth unemployment.

Members of the Task Force presented statistics concerning labour market in ERB member regions and analysis of regional development strategies regarding to aims of the employment policy. They also discussed the youth unemployment package recently launched by the European Commission as well as the financial instruments available through the Swedish Institute.

Moreover, they proposed to facilitate networking in ERB by establishment of EURES regional teams that would exchange information, do research, make analysis of labour market and support employers and jobseekers. 

Finally, ERB will participate in international social dialogue thanks to its membership in Baltic Sea Labour Forum and act as a facilitator of cooperation between projects implemented on its area.