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Χτίζοντας μια ισχυρότερη Ευρώπη: ο ρόλος των πολιτικών για τη νεολαία, την εκπαίδευση και τον πολιτισμό

Opinion Number: CDR 3952/2018
Commission: SEDEC
Status: Currently in discussion
Date: 10/10/2018
reaffirm the role of local and regional authorities as potential partners for initiatives in the area of education policy because of proximity to citizens who see clearly a value added, in accordance with recent CoR work, to more EU involvement in this policy area, and because of local and regional best practices and experience which could provide useful elements of evidence for future policy design at the European and national levels;
- suggest a few amendments to the proposed Council recommendations highlighting the local and regional commitment and potential in this policy area in cooperation with the other levels of governance where appropriate;
- highlight the political and policy context for the current proposals which are bound to have impact at the local and regional level: within the framework of the nascent European Education Area, links between education and employment policies are essential from the point of view of local and regional socio-economic development which in turn relates to the Europe 2020 vision and illustrate the territorial potential of education policies for stimulating jobs and growth.



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