Opening Ceremony: "Global Careers Month"


The Inter-Agency Working Group on Career Guidance (IAG WGCG), composed by Cedefop, the European Commission, ETF, ILO, OECD, UNESCO and World Bank will organise a Global Careers Month where the international organisations will promote a series of global and regional level events, in partnership with national and regional professional associations operating in the area of career development as it relates to both young people and adults. 

The Global Careers Month will be organized during the period 8 November - 13 December 2022.

The objectives of this period of activity are to: 

  • Raise awareness about the role and importance of effective career guidance to enable access to decent work, careers and support growth efforts during economic recovery; 
  • Identify shared challenges to the development of career guidance systems as well local specificities linked to local contexts; 
  • Showcase high quality, as well as innovative solutions to promote career development support in diverse contexts and for learners at different stages in their educational and career pathways; 
  • Disseminate research undertaken by the collaborating agencies on the design and delivery of effective career guidance. 

There will be an Opening Ceremony for the launching of the Global Careers Month, as well as a Closing Ceremony.   

The Opening Ceremony aims at presenting an overview of activities to be developed and provides insights on the state of career development across the globe. Social partners, practitioners and researchers will provide their perspectives regarding current challenges and priorities for the near future.

When: 8 November 2022, from 12.00 to 13.30 CET (Rome time zone)

How: Zoom webinar 


Insights from the event can be found here:

Global Careers Month – Shining the spotlight on career guidance | ETF (