Study visit to Lithuania
A delegation from Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, SALAR, and representatives from School to Work, S2W, visited Lithuania in February.
The purposte of the trip was to learn more about their work with youth in a NEETs situation and to discuss similarities and differences between our two countries and what we can learn from each other and what we can collaborate on.
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Poland – an example on how the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region can make a difference 
The EU Council Recommendation on Youth Guarantee encourages Member States to promote development of integrated service models, such as one-stop shops. Read more about the start up of Youth Guidence Centers in Poland.
Poland - an example
New newsletter and webbsite from School to Work
Issues related to young people's education and establishment in the labor market in the Baltic Sea Region are still a challenge. The collaborating platform School to Work continues to make the issue visible, increase the exchange of experience and joint learning between our countries. 
We are therefore happy that our work can continue and together we can improve the conditions for the young people around the Baltic Sea.
School to Work
OECD Local Development Forum
The 2024 Conference of the OECD Local Development Forum is heading to the Greater Copenhagen Region under the theme "Building bridges, shaping tomorrow". This annual gathering is your chance to join local development practitioners, policy makers, and stakeholders to exchange insights, strategies, and innovative solutions for shaping resilient and inclusive communities of the future.
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UBC Education Conference in Riga
UBC (Union of the Baltic Cities) Learning Cities Commission will arrange an Education Conference and Study Visit in Riga on 23-24 of October 2024. The themes of the conference and study visit will focus on school attendance,  educational technologies, A.I., STEAM, students’ support, basic skills, pathways to school success, and the attractiveness of teachers’ profession. Registration for the conference starts in June and closes in September.
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Johanna Kreicbergs