Europe 2020 National Conference: Goals and Challenges for a Better Europe


Source: MEUSAC

The Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) will be organising¸ on 30th November¸ a national conference on Europe 2020. The ‘Europe 2020’ strategy has been drawn up to tackle the challenges of the economic crisis and to turn the EU into a smart¸ sustainable and inclusive economy¸ increasing employment¸ productivity and social cohesion across Europe. It is through the contribution of all citizens that it will be possible to reach the set targets.   This national conference wraps up a series of seminars on the various flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy¸ namely:

·         An agenda for new skills and jobs & youth in the EU;
·         Energy efficiency;
·         Research and Innovation;
·         The Digital Agenda; and
·         The European Platform against Poverty.

The conference includes presentations by foreign speakers from Denmark¸ Cyprus¸ Spain and the United Kingdom on the above mentioned issues. The topics selected include:

·         Quality assurance in Vocational¸ Education and Training provision;
·         Overcoming poverty and exclusion;
·         Energy efficiency;
·         An inclusive European information society in a time of economic crisis; and
·         An Innovation Union for economic recovery.

Those interested in attending the conference are requested to register by Friday November 25¸ by sending an email on In every email¸ participants are cordially invited to include name of attendee/s and also name of organization being represented. Proceedings during the conference will be in English.

Complimentary parking will be available on a first come first served basis.

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