Corina Creţu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy in the European Commission since 2014, visited Fuenlabrada and the MILMA project. She set Fuenlabrada as an example in employment and development policies within the European Union. Moreover, she highlighted the pro-European spirit of the Mayor of Fuenlabrada Javier Ayala.
During her visit to Fuenlabrada, she could know first-hand MILMA Project. MILMA aims to develop new mechanism to facilitate employment to unemployed people. Moreover, MILMA has a network of forty companies and entities that collaborate in the Project and match training with the real market demand.
Ayala highlighted the importance of the visit of the European Commissioner, who has come to check on the ground "how we apply this important project that will improve the employability of our neighbours, favouring inclusion and entrepreneurship, as well as improving business competitiveness".
Corina Creţu held a meeting in the Center of Initiatives for Training and Employment (CIFE), both with the mayor, as with the Councilor for Employment, Francisco Paloma, and responsible for the network of collaborating companies, such as Fundación Telefónica and Ecoembes.
In this meeting they explained to Corina Cretu the agreements reached with companies for the development of this training and employment initiative. Agreements that will allow the realization of non-labor practices, training actions, labor intermediation or support to European initiatives.