The Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group (IAG CGWG) is composed of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), the European Commission, European Training Foundation (ETF), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Bank. The WGCG is a subgroup of the Inter-Agency Group on Technical and Vocational Education and Training. It was set up in 2021 with the aims of exchanging plans and ideas, coordinating activities and messages and developing and implementing joint activities and products.
Career guidance can play an important role during economic recovery and in helping bringing forth more resilient and environmentally sustainable societies. The working group has a strong commitment with the advancement of the role of lifelong career guidance as an enabler for access to decent work, successful and fulfilling careers and secure livelihoods. The key perspectives of the IAG CGWG can be found in the publication Investing in Career Guidance