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Multilingual Competences for Professional and Social Success in Europe

The conference on „Multilingual competences for professional and social success in Europe” organized within the framework of Polish Presidency of the EU Council was held on 28-29 September 2011 in Warsaw, Poland. The conference was organized by the Ministry of National Education in Poland and Foundation for the Development of the Education System (FRSE) in cooperation with  the Representation of the European Commission in Poland, Warsaw University, Warsaw City Hall and Centre for the Development of Education (ORE).

Conference was officially opened by the Minister of National Education of Poland, Mrs Katarzyna Hall, who said that "Good knowledge of foreign languages is the key kompetence providing the social and professional success in a modern world." Further development of the language competences by Europeans  was emphasized also by the Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth, Mrs Androulla Vassiliou in her videomessage addressed to the conference participants:  "We value the learning of foreign language as a central pillar of education for the knowledge-based society. This is my own, personal ambition that the learning of languages should feature among the highest priorities of the future EU educational programmes".

During the conference, Polish European Language Label laureates were awarded. The award of the certificates to the winners was done by the Minister of National Education of Poland, Mrs Katarzyna Hall and the Acting Director-General for Translation, European Commission, Mr Rytis Martikonis.

The two-days international conference gathered nearly 400 politicians, linguists, translators and interpreters, academics and teachers, representatives from the European Union Commission and the Council of Europe. The results of debates conducted during discussion groups and plenary sessions were be included into the final declaration. 

According to the final declaration, among others, it was proposed to set up a standing work group on languages by the European Commission which would serve to strengthen the cooperation, exchange of experiences and good practice in the field of multilingualism between the Member States, and better prepare the citizens for educational and professional mobility. 

Please download the Final Declaration of the conference on „Multilingual competences for professional and social success in Europe”.

  • If you have questions

    Contact

    Foundation for the Development of the Education System
    Mokotowska 43 Street
    PL-00-551 Warsaw

    phone: (+48) 22 46-31-000; 22 46-31-321
    fax: (+48) 22 46-31-021 
    e-mail: presidency-multilingualism@frse.org.pl

    Conference Coordinator

    Mrs Anna Grabowska
    Foundation for the Development of the Education System
    phone: (+48) 22 46-31-263
    e-mail: anna.grabowska@frse.org.pl
     
    Mrs Barbara Skaczkowska
    Ministry of National Education
    phone: (+48) 22 34 74 629
    e-mail: Barbara.Skaczkowska@men.gov.pl

    Registration

    Ms Małgorzata Janaszek
    Foundation for the Development of the Education System
    phone: (+48) 22 46-31-265
    e-mail: malgorzata.janaszek@frse.org.pl

    Promotion and Information

    Ms Weronika Walasek
    Foundation for the Development of the Education System
    phone: (+48) 46-31-176
    e-mail: weronika.walasek@frse.org.pl
    
    Ms Anna Samel
    Foundation for the Development of the Education System
    phone: (+48) 22 46-31-173
    e-mail: anna.samel@frse.org.pl