SEDEC 

Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture 

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The SEDEC commission is in charge of employment, social policies, education, training (including lifelong learning), sports and culture related dossiers. SEDEC is also responsible for equality, social economy and youth files, as well as research, innovation and artificial intelligence.​

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​The SEDEC commission also manages the Knowledge Exchange Platform (KEP), which is a form of cooperation with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. The platform seeks the exchange of new R&I solutions and best practices, by organizing seminars in Brussels and peer-to-peer events in regions, or hosting showcasing events.

In the framework of the Joint Action Plan adopted in November 2020 with Commissioner Gabriel's services, this project has been upgraded to a strategic level. KEP°2.0 is from now on aligned with the renewed European Research Area initiative and linked to the implementation of the Science meets Regions project

Within the context of the Joint Action Plan, the SEDEC commission collaborates closely with the JRC on Partnerships for Regional Innovation which aim to equip the participating regions with tools and methodology for aligning their innovation strategies with the directionality of sustainability across policy areas, programmes and funds.​

Furthermore, the SEDEC Commission is working closely with European Commission's Directorate for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) on various topics, as agreed in the Action Plan for Enhanced Cooperation between them. This joint action plan of the CoR and DG EMPL sets out the main policy areas for intensified collaboration such as the Skills Agenda and the European Pillar of Social Rights and the main instruments. Joint CoR-European Alliance of Apprenticeships (EAfA) activities – in areas such related to apprenticeships and vocational education and training– are also managed by SEDEC.

The key objective of the cooperation is to strengthen political dialogue between the European Commission and EU local and regional governments and ultimately improve related policies that foster economic and social well-being.



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  • The Challenges of the European Child Guarantee at Regional and Local Level

    Publikationsdatum: 26/07/2021Ämne:Education, Equal opportunities, Social protection, Youth policyFörfattare:Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT), Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Beatrice Errico (Fondazione FORMIT)
  • A fair minimum wage for the EU workers from the local and regional perspective

    Publikationsdatum: 16/03/2021Ämne:EmploymentFörfattare:Paul Jeffrey, Haris Martinos and Herta Tödtling-Schönhofer (Metis GmbH)
  • The Role of Local and Regional Authorities in Achieving a European Education Area by 2025

    Publikationsdatum: 16/03/2021Ämne:EducationFörfattare:Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT), Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Fabio Bisogni (Fondazione FORMIT).
  • The impact of social economy at the local and regional level

    Publikationsdatum: 04/05/2020Ämne:Social economyFörfattare:Haris Martinos, Toby Johnson and Herta Tödtling-Schönhofer (Metis GmbH)
  • Regional aspects of ageing and demographic change

    Publikationsdatum: 05/03/2020Ämne:Demographic changeFörfattare:Marili Parissaki (Metis GmbH)
  • Demographic outlook for the European Union 2020

    Publikationsdatum: 04/03/2020Ämne:Demographic changeFörfattare:EPRS
  • European Regional Social Scoreboard

    Publikationsdatum: 09/09/2019Ämne:Employment, Education, Social protection, Equal opportunities, Demographic changeFörfattare:European Committee of the Regions (SEDEC commission) and Eurostat
  • European research area (ERA) – Regional and cross-border perspectives

    Publikationsdatum: 26/04/2019Ämne:Innovation and researchFörfattare:EPRS
  • Addressing brain drain: The local and regional dimension

    Publikationsdatum: 28/09/2018Ämne:EducationFörfattare:Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT), Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Lorenzo Di Matteo (Fondazione FORMIT), Mihaela Alina Utma (Fondazione FORMIT) and Beatrice Errico (Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma).
  • - Addressing brain drain: the local and regional dimension - Executive Summary

    Publikationsdatum: 27/09/2018Ämne:EducationFörfattare:Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT), Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Lorenzo Di Matteo (Fondazione FORMIT), Mihaela Alina Utma (Fondazione FORMIT) and Beatrice Errico (Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma).
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  • Report

    Publikationsdatum: 29/04/2018Ämne:CultureFörfattare:Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT), Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Mihaela Alina Utma (Fondazione FORMIT), Beatrice Errico (Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma).
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    1. Horizon 2020 and the Local and Regional Authorities

      Publikationsdatum: 10/05/2017Ämne:Innovation and research, European Structural and Investment FundsFörfattare:Simona Cavallini, Rossella Soldi, Mihaela Alina Utma, Federico Benolli (consortium Progress Consulting S.r.l. & Fondazione FORMIT).
    2. Youth initiative: a framework for youth entrepreneurship

      Publikationsdatum: 25/04/2017Ämne:Youth policyFörfattare:Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.) and Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT).
    3. A New Skills Agenda for Europe

      Publikationsdatum: 12/07/2016Ämne:Education, Employment, Labour mobilityFörfattare:Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Simona Cavallini, Julia Friedl, Margherita Volpe, Consuelo Patrizia Zuccaro (Fondazione FORMIT).
    4. Using the Quadruple Helix Approach to Accelerate the Transfer of Research and Innovation Results to Regional Growth

      Publikationsdatum: 16/06/2016Ämne:Innovation and researchFörfattare:Simona Cavallini, Rossella Soldi, Julia Friedl, Margherita Volpe (consortium Progress Consulting S.r.l. & Fondazione FORMIT).
    5. Labour mobility and Local and Regional Authorities: benefits, challenges and solutions

      Publikationsdatum: 11/04/2016Ämne:European Structural and Investment Funds, Labour mobilityFörfattare:Michele Alessandrini, Pietro Celotti, Flaminia Cignitti, Alessandra Fontenla (t33 Srl), Christian Lüer and Nathalie Wergles (Spatial Foresight GmbH).
    6. Linking the Digital Agenda to rural and sparsely populated areas to boost their growth potential

      Publikationsdatum: 03/04/2016Ämne:Rural development, Digital agendaFörfattare:Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.), Simona Cavallini, Julia Friedl, Margherita Volpe (Fondazione FORMIT).
    7. The impact of demographic change on European regions

      Publikationsdatum: 16/03/2016Ämne:Demographic changeFörfattare:Erik Gløersen, Marius Drăgulin, Sebastian Hans (Spatial Foresight GmbH),Jiannis Kaucic, Bernd Schuh, Florian Keringer (ÖIR) and Pietro Celotti (t33 Srl).

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  • portrait of Anne KARJALAINENAnne KARJALAINENOrdförande
  • portrait of Matteo Luigi BIANCHIMatteo Luigi BIANCHIFörste vice ordförande
  • portrait of Inga BĒRZIŅAInga BĒRZIŅAAndre vice ordförande

​​Secretariat

Head of Unit: Kyriakos Tsirimiagos

Assistant to the HoU: David Freixas Montplet


Administrators:

  • ​​Svetlozar Andreev, in charge of Research and Innovation, Science Meets Regions
  • Alexandra Bozini (SNE), in charge of Employment and Social policy, Skills, New European Bauhaus, membership of the Group of Communicators (GOC)
  • Sebastian Gonzalez Hajdu, in charge of Youth, Social Economy and Education policies
  • Doru-lulian Hobjila, in charge of Education, Culture and Sport
  • Georgios Petras, in charge of Employment and Social policy
  • Esther Wirth, in charge of Research and Innovation policies, clear writing coordinator
  • Jens Zvirgzdgrauds, in charge of Smart specialisation, Artificial intelligence, Audio-visual and Media Related Technologies, ICT
  • Charalampos Raptis (SNE), in charge of Equality


Assistants:

  • ​Daniela Pastina, in charge of the general support to SEDEC Secretariat
  • Valeria Schirru, in charge of the general support to SEDEC Secretariat



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