Economy

LABOUR MARKET, BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT, FINANCE

THE 10 FINALISTS

We honour innovative political work that supports a functioning business environment in Europe and secures our prosperity, our independence and our European self-determination. We want flourishing and competitive businesses, and an Europe open for new opportunities, which attracts the best minds in technology and management.

Works+ Employability Service

Young people gain access to work thanks to a person-centred approach that teaches key skills and builds confidence, tackling a complex range of social issues and economic barriers.

Passport4Work

A gamified approach closes the gap between a low-skilled labour force and the fast-growing technical sector, with the help of a skills passport and a tailored education programme for job seekers.

Workation in Klaipėda

A collaboration between the public and private sector invites young professionals for a “Workation” in Klaipėda, to encourage them to stay for good in a modern urban environment with a high quality of life.

Regional Strategy for Social Economy

A regional employment agency sets up two integrative social enterprises to support and address the specific needs of disadvantaged and marginalised people with employment difficulties, providing skills development and work experience.