Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Navracsics participate in meetings with Education and Finance Ministers

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services, and Capital Markets Union, and Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, will represent the European Commission at today’s first joint meeting of Education and Finance Ministers. Their discussions will focus on the importance of investing in people’s competences and putting education and training at the centre of Member States’ political agenda and their investment strategies. In the afternoon, EU Education Ministers are expected to adopt a Council Resolution on further developing the European Education Area to support future-oriented education and training systems. They are also set to adopt Council conclusions on fostering lifelong learning by developing strategic approaches on continuous learning, and will have a policy debate on artificial intelligence in education and training.