Helping disengaged young people in times of pandemic

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Education, enterpreneurial education, enterpreneurship, NEETs, News, youth, youth unemployment|

A European-wide project was supporting young disengaged when the COVID-19 outbreak started. EURACTIV has spoken to the organizers about how they adapted to challenging circumstances. 

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‘NEETs’: A youth group at high risk of poverty and exclusion

By |marec 24th, 2020|Education, European Youth Guarantee, future of work, labour market, NEETs, News, social exclusion, youth unemployment|

Education and skills gaps are not only a challenge for businesses seeking to recruit, they also make poverty and social exclusion more likely among young people who are excluded from labour and education at the same time. 

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European Youth Guarantee needs to address labour market changes, experts warn

By |januar 13th, 2020|European Youth Guarantee, future of jobs, NEETs, News, Nicolas Schmit, social europe, Ursula von der Leyen, youth unemployment, youth unemployment initiative|

As the new European Commission vows to reform the European Youth Guarantee to tackle youth unemployment in the EU, EURACTIV looked at how the future initiative should look like according to the experts. 

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French people convinced by EU but poorly motivated to vote

By |oktober 18th, 2018|Climate Change, EU elections 2019, European Parliament, immigration, News, youth unemployment|

Support for the EU is at its highest level for 26 years. However, this enthusiasm is not reflected in the projections for turnout at the next European elections. EURACTIV France reports.

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Rising inequality calls for a new social contract

By |september 25th, 2018|generation Y, News, pensions reform, poverty, social exclusion, youth strategy, youth unemployment|

The gap between rich and poor in Europe has increased compared to thirty years ago, affecting young cohorts in particular. Yet the social protection systems currently in place across European countries were designed during the past century and are no l...

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Juncker’s dismal speech

By |september 17th, 2018|Africa, Article 7, asylum policy, Brexit, eurozone crisis, future of EU, Greek crisis, Hungary, Irish border, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, refugee crisis, rule of law, State of the union 2018, youth unemployment|

At a time when Europe needs something to inspire the 2018 State of the Union speech disappointed, writes Dick Roche.

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Simplon – coding as a tool for social inclusion

By |april 30th, 2018|digital jobs, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Structural and Investment Funds, NEETs, News, professional training, Simplon, unemployment, Youth Employment Initiative, youth unemployment|

The company Simplon trains free of charge long-term job seekers and employees in retraining to become web developers, a project currently supported by different categories of European funds. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Macron praised as French economy powers ahead

By |februar 16th, 2018|budget deficit, economic recovery, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, unemployment, youth unemployment|

The good news keeps coming for the French economy: data published yesterday (15 February) showed unemployment at its lowest level since 2009 while the head of the IMF praised recent reforms by President Emmanuel Macron.

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How to save the generation Europe left behind

By |januar 30th, 2018|fourth industrial revolution, IMF, Innovation, News, youth unemployment|

To establish a new Europe that moves forward, it is important that Europe seizes technological innovation to ensure young Europeans are not left behind, writes Andrianos Giannou.

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Dual vocational education and training in Germany – a blue print for Europe?

By |januar 18th, 2018|Education, European Youth Guarantee, Germany, News, vocational education and training, youth unemployment|

To tackle the continuously high youth unemployment in Europe, the EU has introduced a range of initiatives and so-called “guarantees”. A long term strategy could contain the adaptation of a dual education system in other EU member states, which has hold up well in Germany so far. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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