The Employers' Young Professional Academy holds its second meeting
The second workshop of the Employers' Young Professional Academy took place on 3-5 July at the ITCILO. The meeting aimed to equip young staff members of employers' organisations across Europe with key concepts of macroeconomics to better understand current debates and policies to stimulate competitiveness and growth.
On 3-5 July, the second workshop of the Employers' Young Professionals Academy took place at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin (Italy).
The meeting brought together 30 young staff members of employers’ organisations in Europe to discuss and get a better understating of key economic concepts used in debates on fiscal balance, competitiveness, growth and labour market reforms.
The meeting aimed to empower the young professionals with the macroeconomic tools that will help them analyse and develop business proposals, as well as deepen their understanding of the current debates on economic growth in Europe.
Additionally, a series of cases of national reforms were presented to show real-life examples of national responses and policies to stimulate growth and competitiveness.
The workshop was the second out of the three planned for the 6th edition of the Employers' Young Professional Academy.
The first workshop looked at lobbying and advocacy; the second dealt with economics, the third and final one will take into consideration the role of employers’ organisations in social dialogue.
The EYPA is a programme that is developed in partnership with BusinessEurope and is financially supported by the European Commission. More information about EYPA can be found here.