December 2009

Europe 2020: Why Skills are Key for Europe’s Future

As part of the Lisbon Council’s contribution to the Europe 2020 strategy, Paul Hofheinz, president of the Lisbon Council, argues that this crucial agenda should prioritise skills acquisition and the necessary accompanying investment in human capital. He maps out a one-of-a-kind intellectual framework to evaluate skills policy and explains what levers can be utilised to finally move from rhetoric to action.