Upskilling & Empowering Civil Society: Results from the IMAGES Project | 8 June, Brussels

We are delighted to invite you to the Final Conference organised in the frame of the IMAGES project, taking place in Brussels at L42 on 8 June from 14h30 to 18h

The Conference aims at sharing the final results of the IMAGES project, which over the past three years investigated skills development and the validation of competences acquired in the Civil Society Sector.  

In the frame of the European Year of Skills, this Conference will contribute to discussing the identification, validation and development of competences. This project investigates in particular the case of Civil Society, which makes use of these competences to contribute to building learning and inclusive societies for all. 
After the Conference participants can stay for finger food and drinks. 
Don’t miss it and register via this form. Please note that registrations close on 7 June

Draft Agenda

14:30 - 14:45 Welcome coffee and registration

14:45 - 14:55 Introductory Remarks
Giulia Ferri & Rossella Vigneri, ARCI 

14:55 - 15:25 Main challenges for the leaders in the Civil Society Sector


15:25- 15:55 Testimonies from the project: challenges and lessons learned


15:55 - 16:55 Roundtable with Stakeholders

  • MEP Victor Negrescu, S&D Group 

  • Tatjana Babrauskienė, EESC, Workers' Group (LPSK) 

  • Francesco Losappio, Policy Officer Skills & ESCO, DG EMPL  

  • Veronica Arduino, Project and Policy Coordinator, LLLP 

16:55 - 17:15  Next steps for the validation of competences in Civil Society Concluding Remarks 

17:15 - 18:00 Networking Reception