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Cités des métiers International Network

cité des métiers_logoThe Réseau International des Cités des Métiers (RICDM)  – Cités des métiers International Network specialised in lifelong learning, includes 34 similar platforms for guidance and counselling covering 10 countries in 3 continents. The labelled concept of Cité des métiers was born in the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie of Paris in 1993. The main particularities of a Cité des métiers are : the right of anonymous use, decompartmentalised approach of the Counselling and a multi-parternship approach based on the interaction between counselling and resources. Local authorities as well as organisations working in information, guidance and job placement are the main partners of the Cités des metiers.


  • fight against early leaving school
  • international mobility
  • intergenerational transfer of skills
  • professional diversity