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20-02-2017

Greens MEP: Unpaid internships ‘unacceptable’

Nearly 100 laughing young persons gathered around Schuman Circle to protest the plight of unpaid interns on Monday (20 February).
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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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Stimulating Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe

On 29 April, entrepreneurs and policy makers gathered in Brussels to discuss digital entrepreneurship in Europe and launch the Watify platform to help entrepreneurs get over the barriers which prevent them from starting their own business or digitizing it.
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Green Jobs – Safe Jobs?

The Commission wants Europe to become a ‘recycling society’ by 2020, a society that aims, in other words, to avoid waste or to use it as a resource. This ‘circular economy’ would create huge opportunities in terms of jobs and the environment but also raises important questions about the waste management and recycling practices affecting these jobs.
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Brexit 22-04-2014

Commission on UKIP Campaign Posters

The European Commission commented on UKIP's election campaign posters on Tuedsday, saying "in general, we urge all responsible politicians to stick to the facts rather than pander to peoples prejudices".
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Transport 03-03-2014

Strengthening European Prosperity and Competitiveness

Today, more than one person in every thousand European citizens works in the European Aerospace and Defence Industries. But global competition is increasing and the question is; Will Europe be able to keep up the good performance also tomorrow? Now is the time for the European Aerospace and Defence community, I mean Industry AND policy makers, to engage in a constructive debate. A debate on common strategies… Strategies that can be converted into investments for the future… A future where prosperity and competitiveness still become reality.
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Euro & Finance 21-02-2014

Economy. Let’s get back to business.

The crisis hit Europe hard and, as you know, we're still dealing with the consequences today. What is the European Parliament doing to rebuild and protect our economy?
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Jobs take their toll: understanding the impact of ageing, gender and occupational hazards on workers

Employers and most European governments tell us we will all have to work for longer. But how can workers in backbreaking jobs do that? As it is, many never manage to work out a full career due to physical or mental burnout.
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Economy & Jobs 03-12-2013

Invitation: Jobs take their toll

Employers and most European governments tell us we will all have to work for longer. But how can workers in backbreaking jobs do that? As it is, many never manage to work out a full career due to physical or mental burnout.
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Hangout: Seeking an Exit to Unemployment

With skyrocketing unemployment, participants and social media commentators grill MEPs Phil Bennion and Inês Zuber for their vision of a more stable job market. Comment on:  Google+ http://tinyurl.com/orh99s6 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament
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Employment. Lets work it out.

Unemployment is a major concern in Europe. Discover what the European Parliament is doing to improve the situation.
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Health 09-09-2013

Employment data shows growing job opportunities in healthcare

The healthcare sector is among the rare ones where demand for labour is increasing, according to the European Vacancy Monitor (EVM), a quarterly bulletin published by the European Commission's Employment directorate.
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Economy & Jobs 19-06-2012

G20 urges EU leaders to resolve euro crisis

World leaders on Monday urged Europe to resolve the current euro zone crisis that is threatening the world's economy. G20 members want the EU to act faster, after pro-bailout New Democracy's victory in Sunday's Greek election failed to calm the financial markets. President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso welcomed the election result and pushed Greek leaders to form a government quickly.
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Future EU 09-05-2012

Van Rompuy calls EU Summit on May 23rd

In the wake of the elections in France and Greece, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has called for an informal summit of EU leaders on the 23rd of May to discuss the growth agenda in Europe. The informal dinner will lay the ground for another meeting at the end of June when leaders are expected to take decisions on their growth and budget consolidation strategy.
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Elections 07-05-2012

Hollande to fight austerity after beating Sarkozy

The victory of French social-democrat Francois Hollande in the Sunday's presidential elections creates a completely new dynamic on the European agenda. The newly elected president has openly positioned himself against Germany's way of managing the euro crisis, emphasizing that Austerity can no longer be the only option. EU Commission Chief Jose Manuel Barroso, a member of Sarkozy's political family, welcomed Hollande's victory. Barroso said both leaders share the same growth-driven view for Europe.

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