The Council is composed of the EU Social Partners in the TCLF sector, representing the industry and workers’ organisations, as well as the Industrial Skills Partnerships, i.e. the national Observatories involved in education, training and employment in the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear industries.
The image illustrates the internal structure of the European Skills Council - Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear.
Representatives of the European Social Partners and participants of the national Industrial Skills Partnerships are represented in the Council.
A Board, composed of the representatives of the Social Partners, is in charge of the executive decisions and the management of the Council's activities
Over time, membership will be extended to education and training institutions, technical centres, research organisations, public authorities, national trade unions and sectoral associations, as well any other national or international entity operating in the TCLF sector and those whose action closely relates to education, training and employment for TCLF.
The map shows the connections among the stakeholders in the TCLF sector, and their relation with the Skills Council.
The Council has the support of the European Commission in the starting phases.
The EU TCLF Skills Council is established in Brussels and convenes at least once a year.
12 11 2014 - Leather chemicals manufacturer Stahl has launched a new knowledge and training initiative aiming at developing expertise throughout the leather production chain in order to improve overall sustainability. [+]
28 11 2014 Brussels, Belgium (BE)
Social Partners, Skills Council Partners, European Commission representatives and stakeholders of the Commerce sector gather in Brussels for the presentation of the ESSC Commerce 2014 Report.
18 3 2014 Brussels, Belgium (BE)
The Social Partners and the Industry Skills Partnerships for the Textile, Clothing and Leather Sector meet and evaluate the work done so far, discuss possible expansion and monitor progress on research towards the new reports. [+]