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Careers via Competences

We are working on a reform of continuing education to uncover, develop and recognise competencies of low-qualified people, in order to increase their employment opportunities.

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Inclusive Productivity

Inclusive growth needs more productivity – economic policy thus needs to address both equity and efficiency. This way, we can make everyone benefit from growth.

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MYSKILLS

The Federal Employment Agency and the Bertelsmann Stiftung joined forces to develop the MYSKILLS test. The test makes professional knowledge visible. It is intended to open up opportunities on the job market for people who, up to now, have found it difficult to provide evidence for skills which they acquired informally or non-formally. In the future, employment agencies and job centres will offer MYSKILLS for 30 professions in twelve languages.

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Smart Country

Smart Country addresses the challenges of the 21st century. Intelligent technology and networking should help to enable the participation of all and secure equal living conditions in cities and regions.

Strategies for the EU Neighbourhood

Security and freedom will only endure in Europe if the countries neighbouring the EU continue to develop democratically and economically. For this reason, determining how the transformation to democracy, the rule of law and a social market economy can succeed is at the heart of our project on the EU’s Neighbourhood Policy.

Sustainable Development Goals Index

The UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) are a universal framework to which all 193 UN member states have signed up. Our project SDG Index shows how they are performing and how the Agenda 2030 can be implemented.

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Transformation Index BTI

The BTI project analyzes and compares transformation processes to democracy and market economy worldwide. We want to identify successful strategies for shaping change.

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