Future Connectivity

Economy & Jobs 17-05-2019

An Innovative and Responsible Europe: Empowering young people

According to the UN, quality education is the foundation to create sustainable development. Education and teachers’ empowerment are therefore considered as key factors in supporting youth as a globally connected engine for change.
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Digital & Media 27-04-2018

Are you ready for the future of work?

Automation, AI and digital technologies mean that in the next 10 to 15 years, 21 million new jobs will be created and 90% of all jobs will require at least some level of digital skills.
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Digital & Media 06-12-2017

Gigabit Society, 3 digital leaders advocate for an innovation-ready continent

Ahead of the Telecoms Council meetings taking place this week, the three women leading Brussels’ main telecom and tech associations, jointly express their vision and concerns in a #ThinkDigital interview. The video features Lise Fuhr, Director General of ETNO, Afke Schaart, VP and Head of Europe at the GSMA and Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General of Digital Europe.
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Digital & Media 10-07-2017

MEP Michał Boni on 5G, Gigabit Society and digital regulations

Polish MEP Michał Boni believes technologies evolve much faster than legislation. This means that we need rules that are adjusted to suit the reality of the situation.
Central Europe 27-04-2017

Syrian refugee in Romania: ISIS banned chemistry and biology

In recent years, the Syrian community in Romania grew due to the ongoing civil war. They say they like Romania. They have their school there. But still, the refugees wish to eventually return home, they told EURACTIV.ro.
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Digital Transformation in the Global Era: New Skills for Jobs and Growth
Digital & Media 31-03-2017

Digital transformation in the global era: New skills for jobs and growth

As the pace of technology continues to advance, tech figures, app developers, education, industry and public policy leaders gathered in Brussels to find out how businesses can make the most of the mobile economy.
The Youth Guarantee in Spain: How does it work?
Economy & Jobs 07-03-2017

The Youth Guarantee in Spain: How does it work?

More than 4.2 million young people are unemployed in Europe today, with Spain among the worst affected countries. The EU launched the Youth Guarantee as an attempt to turn this situation around, but how does it work? EuroEFE reports.
Economy & Jobs 03-02-2017

Europe’s youth and the European Parliament

The economic burden of an ageing population will be carried by today's young Europeans. But are they equipped for the future? What can the European Parliament do to help?
Economy & Jobs 31-01-2017

Debate: Youth policy in the European Union

At a time of crisis across Europe, how can young people keep their faith in the European project?
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Professional skills development at the LSE European Institute
Economy & Jobs 18-01-2017

MSc Global Europe: Culture & Conflict at the LSE European Institute

How do you get a job in an increasingly competitive job market? Employers are looking for candidates with the transferrable skills to transition from education to career.
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MSc Global Europe: Culture & Conflict at the LSE European Institute
Global Europe 12-01-2017

Professional skills development at the LSE European Institute

Deputy Head of the LSE European Institute Dr. Jennifer Jackson-Preece explains why there has never been a more interesting – or important – time to study Europe.
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Switch
Digital & Media 25-09-2016

Digital revolution at #SWITCHVilnius: skills for the jobs of the future. Let’s get them and boost Europe!

Which region is becoming the next big region with many tech companies? How can Europe boost the Digital Single market and get a bigger share of the global #appeconomy pie?
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Steven Tas
Broadband 05-09-2016

Steven Tas, ETNO EB Chair – A new Digital Union

We have to substantially reform our European policies for digital networks and services. Small changes will not be enough.
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European Youth Debating Competition

European Youth Debating Competition

The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) and PlasticsEurope have joined forces to promote STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as to inform about sustainability and resource efficiency - all of them being key ingredients for the future of both industry sectors and the overall competitiveness of the European Union.
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What are you going to make?
Digital & Media 28-04-2016

What are you going to make?

On International Girls in ICT Day, Microsoft wants to inspire more young women about the potential of STEM studies.