Skillman Riga Declaration is out: Shaping the Future of Global Education and Skills Development

The Skillman Declaration stands as the culmination of a number of deliberations and insights garnered from a continuum of events, and echoing collective voices of the previous edition of the Skillman International Forum, The Skillman Alliance Summit, various workshops conducted this year and the Skillman International Forum 2023. This monumental declaration, a testament to collaborative…

20th Annual International Scientific Conference on Social Innovations for Sustainable Regional Development

Klaipeda, Lituania, April 25-26 2024 Call for workshops and call for panels For the 20th Annual International Scientific Conference on Social Innovations for Sustainable Regional Development, set to take place in Klaipeda, Lithuania, on April 25-26, 2024, the Klaipeda University is launching a call for workshop and a call for panels. The two main themes…

Letter of thanks from Yuriy BALANYUK – SIF 2023

We have received and with great pleasure republish the letter of thanks from Yuriy BALANYUK, Chairperson of National Qualifications Agency of Ukraine, for participating in SIF2023. Skillman International Skillman Leader Giovanni Crisona      On behalf of National Qualifications Agency and mysell I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the invitation to attend…

H2020-Auroral Project: Pre-Call for applications AND experts for evaluation

The H2020-AURORAL Project focuses on increasing connectivity and delivering a digital environment of smart objects, interoperable services, platforms that are able to trigger dynamic #regional including #rural ecosystems of #innovation chains, applications, and services. #AURORAL organises its Open Call to validate and add value the project’s technology and use cases that contributes to creating an…


The Twilight of the StereotypesListen to some female voices who are proactively promoting human rights, values, non-discrimination, equity and social inclusion. In the realm of sports, there is a quiet revolution underway. It’s a revolution that challenges age-old stereotypes, shatters preconceived notions, and paves the way for a more inclusive and equitable sporting world. We… delegation visits China to strengthen cooperation in vocational education and training

A delegation from, led by Chairman Giovanni Crisonà, recently visited China to strengthen cooperation in vocational education and training. The delegation met with government officials, industry leaders, and educators from across China to discuss ways to improve the quality and relevance of vocational education and training in both Europe and China.   The delegation’s…

Meeting at Guangdong Construction Polytechnic

On August 21, 2023, an esteemed delegation consisting of Giovanni Crisonà, President, and Torsten Kietz, Senior Advisor of, alongside Cloud Bayun from UK Naric and other distinguished members, convened in Guangdong, China. The purpose of this gathering was to engage with Pengfei Zhao, President of Guangdong Construction Polytechnic, as well as several managers and educators. The primary focus…

Meeting at Hangzhou Vocational & Technical College

On August 19, 2023, Giovanni Crisona, Chairman of Skillman, and Torsten Kietz, Senior Advisor of Skillman, together with Cloud Bayun, Chief Advisor of UK ENIC, and other members of an European delegation, met with Lou Xiaochun, Vice President of Hangzhou Vocational & Technical College, Fu Wenjun, Deputy Secretary of the General Party Branch, Gu Lingang,… and Link Campus University Establish Collaboration!

📢 We are thrilled to announce that has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Link Campus University. This collaboration aims to promote innovative solutions in education and skills, fostering growth and effectiveness in the sector., represented by Mr. Giovanni Crisonà, President of CSCS, and Link Campus University, represented by Roberto Russo, General Manager,…

David Tsiskaridze’s Experience at Skillman Secretariat in Pistoia

David Tsiskaridze, representing the International Business and Economic Development Centre (IBEDC) in Georgia, recently visited the Skillman Secretariat hosted by Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo (CSCS) in Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. The visit aimed to facilitate knowledge exchange and strengthen partnerships between the organisations. Here are the key highlights of David’s onsite experiences:   Exchange of Best…

Final Conference of Project: Promoting Gender Equality in Sport Organizations

We are pleased to announce the upcoming Final Conference of the (Sport Without Stereotypes) Project, which will be held in parallel and within the esteemed Skillman International Forum 2023 (SIF) in Riga, Latvia. Organised by the Ministry of Education and Science, this conference will take place on the 26th and 27th of September 2023.…


The SWOST team and the Skillman network are glad to invite you to attend the workshop on gender equality in sport.
SWOST – Sport without stereotypes – is an Erasmus+ KA2 project aimed at changing Europe’s sport organisations through the challenge of gender stereotyping within sport organizations. The project addresses in particular a cross-sectorial cooperation, allowing for greater synergies across all fields of actions concerning sport organizations, with a special focus on access to rights, autonomy, participation.

Skillman at the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia

On 26 January 2023 in Riga, Latvia, Skillman, represented by Giovanni Crisonà and Valentina De Vico, held an official meeting at the Ministry of Education and Science to discuss and plan future cooperation synergies. Also present at the meeting was Ilze Brante, director of the Ogre Technical School, a modern and innovative vocational training institute located in Ogre, Latvia, 40 km from the capital Riga.

ENTREPRENEURS MOBILITY offers its members the opportunity to benefit from the EYE – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme thanks to the agreement and cooperation with the consortium EM Entrepreneurs Mobility.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is the programme launched by the EU to provide promising European entrepreneurs with the necessary skills to start and/or successfully run a small business in Europe.

The EM Consortium consists of ten international organisations responsible for distributing the EYE grants.


The KABADA team and the Skillman network are glad to invite you to share our joy and attend the final conference, where we will launch the KABADA business plan development tool and share our insights about its potential in the entrepreneurial sector.
KABADA – Knowledge Alliance of Business idea Assessment: Digital Approach – is an Erasmus+ KA2 project aimed at developing a tool based on an artificial intelligence (AI) for the assessment of business ideas and plans applicable to a wide range of young entrepreneurs for the promotion of self-employment and business activities.