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Skills are the foundation of modern life. Everything, from the houses we live in to the societies we create, is the result of skills. They are the driving force behind successful careers and companies, thriving industries and economies. Skills keep the world working.

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WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

11-16 August 2015

Noor Meister 2015/ Youth Masters 2015
6-7 March 2015

Startech’s Days - Belgian National Championship
16-17 March 2015

PROTON Automobile Skills Competition
2-5 April 2015

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SkillsBelgium is awarded the European Citizen’s prize

The European Parliament awarded the 2014 European Citizen’s prize to skillsbelgium. 

The medal was awarded on Monday, 26 January 2015 in Gosselies by the European Deputy Marc Tarabella himself. The ceremony took place in the freshly new infrastructure of Technocampus, one of the first partners of skillsbelgium, in the presence of Paul Magnette, Minister-President of Wallonia, Eliane Tillieux, Minister of Employment and Training of Wallonia as well as those of one hundred guests. 

Created in 2008, this prize is intended to be an award for exceptional achievements for Europe. Each year, a maximum of 50 award winners receive this medal. Each European Deputy can submit a nomination. For 2014, the European Citizen's Prize Chancellery, invested by the European Parliament, has chosen 47 award winners two of which being from Belgium: Bednet and skillsbelgium.

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