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Subject of the Policy document

Implementation of the common principles of flexicurity within the framework of the 2008-2010 round of the Lisbon Strategy - Report by the "flexicurity" mission

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Adopted/Released by
Council of the European Union
Year of adoption
Reference number
17047/1/08 REV 1 (en)
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1. Additional narrative description of the reference to Lifelong Guidance

A report by the Flexicurity mission to facilitate mutual learning in implementation of flexicurity policies.

Through examples from member countries, the report emphasises the role of public employment services in providing guidance services (p. 6 & 9).

The report also points to the importance of the dialogue between the social partners and stakeholder in order to provide approriate occupation guidance (p. 10).

Please also see the Commission Communication (Towards Common Principles of Flexicurity) and the Draft Council Conclusions by the same name, both availabe in this database.

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