Employers' Activities

Employers' Activities

Call for participants in the Employers' Young Professional Academy now open

Are you a young professional of an employers and business members organisation in Europe? The selection process of candidates for the 2018 edition of the Employers Young Professionals Academy is now open. Come and join us at the International Training Centre in Turin.

A new call for candidates for the Employers' Young Professional Academy has been launched!

The Academy is designed and implemented by the Employers’ Activities Programme of the ITCILO in partnership with BusinessEurope. The EYPA is primarily directed at young professionals having 3 to 5 years (indicative) of experience within an employer organisation in Europe. BusinessEurope member federations can extend the invitation to their member organisations active at sectoral level.

The Academy benefits from the financial support of the European Commission.

The programme comprises three training sessions held at the ITCILO campus in Turin, Italy:

· Training session 1: “Being the voice of employers and business”, 11-13 April 2018;
· Training session 2: “Going for jobs and growth”, 11-13 July 2018;
· Training session 3: “Engaging as social partners”, 29-31 August 2018;

If you are interested to participate, follow these steps.

Step 1:
Employers' organisations member of BusinessEurope and their sectoral members identify internally a candidate and make sure that he/she is available on the above-mentioned dates. Participation is not possible for just one or two sessions.

Step 2:
He/she must register individually online (Link to the registration page) before 28 February 2018.

Step 3:
After the deadline, all the applications will be reviewed by the ITCILO and BusinessEurope. By mid-March, candidates will be notified of their successful selection by email. Participants will then be contacted directly by the ITCILO to arrange their travel for the first training session.

Thanks to EU co-funding, 30 to 35 candidates will be selected to get a full fellowship covering travel, accommodation and subsistence costs to attend all three training sessions. For your information, this year 2 places will be allocated to UEAPME’s member federations.

Important: the selected candidate is required to attend all three training sessions. He/she is expected to arrive on time and leave after the end of each training session. The supporting employer organisation must understand and agree with these basic rules.


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