The International Conference "Investing in People - the Way Forward", dedicated to the future of the European Social Fund, will take place on February 15-16 in Sofia Tech Park. The event constitutes a key milestone in the consultation process on strategic and program aspects of future EU investment in people.

 The purpose of the conference is to offer a platform for expressing positions and ideas on the topic, as well as identifying main trends for the future investment in human capital. The two-day event will conclude with a panel, summarizing conclusions and recommendations for future investments in human capital in line with the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
The conference will bring together around 350 representatives of EU institutions, national, regional, and local authorities, social partners, civil society organizations, academics and other stakeholders.