REACTIVATE consortium meeting

On 6th and 7th of November, the Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain in Belgium and Luxembourg hosted the REACTIVATE work meeting, a European initiative that promotes labor mobility of workers over 35 among EU member countries.

The members of the consortium had the opportunity to exchange their initiatives, challenges and good practices, as well as to draw up the lines of action of the consortium for the remaining months of the programme.

The Chamber of Commerce as the contact point for the programme in Belgium and Luxembourg offers support to companies during the hiring, relocation and integration of the employee. Likewise, European citizens interested in living a working experience abroad can benefit from professional guidance, access to training resources, and financial aid through the programme.

Kick – off meeting of the European project Reactivate

The 22nd and 23rd of February, the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg participated in Lublin (Poland) in the kick-off meeting of the European project Reactivate, an initiative from the European Commission aiming at facilitating cross-border job mobility in the IT and health sector.

This first consortium meeting had the objective of setting up the structure of the project and define the priority lines of actions. The Chamber will become national contact point of the project in Belgium and Luxembourg and is one of the six organizations that will manage this project in Europe. The consortium is led by the University of Economics and Innovation of Lublin (Poland).

The Chamber will be responsible for providing support for Belgian and Luxembourgish companies on the IT and health sector that are looking to recruit qualified personnel. The Chamber will also be national contact point for unemployed above 35 years with a qualification in the mentioned fields and that are willing to gain experience in any other EU country.

The Reactivate project will be an excellent opportunity to help EU citizens aged at least 35 to find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship opportunity in another EU country and to help employers find qualified workforce. The project will be fully operating in the following months.