About: youth employment

Economy & Jobs 09-10-2018

Jobs in Europe have returned – just not for youth

Every year, the ‘Euro bubble’ is alive and buzzing in anticipation of one of the biggest events in the European political calendar; the President of the European Commission’s annual State of the European Union address, writes Zuzana Vaneckova.
Economy & Jobs 30-04-2018

Schools of tomorrow – building and transforming skills for a digital world

Europe’s bid to lead the digital and advanced technology trend will be lost if the EU and national governments don’t take steps to make skills development in digitisation their priority. Digital skills need to be conveyed at all levels and in all forms of education to ensure Europe’s global position, writes Martina Dlabajová.
Elections 07-02-2018

2019 elections: The end of old-school ‘politics as usual’?

The countdown to the next European Parliament elections has begun. They are an opportunity to change the way we do politics in Europe, to become more inclusive, turn under-representation into equal representation and ultimately increase the trust in our political leaders. Will European political parties accept the challenge? Luis Alvarado writes.  
Economy & Jobs 20-09-2017

Falling youth unemployment is not a reason for complacency

Europe needs to better integrate young people into the labour market if it is to address youth unemployment effectively, writes Denis Pennel.
Economy & Jobs 19-09-2017

Youth (un)employment: What challenges and solutions for Europe?

Youth unemployment is a complex phenomenon affecting millions of young Europeans, their communities and the future of all Member States.
Digital skills 31-05-2017

Europe, young talent and the future of work: Employability in the face of technological disruption

With youth unemployment still high in Europe, many companies report difficulties in attracting talent with the right skills.
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?

Young Europeans continue to find it difficult to fly the nest

New statistics highlight how serious Europe’s economic malaise is still affecting young people, as significant numbers of 18-35 year-olds continue to live with their parents.

EU ministers plan funding cuts for youth employment scheme, despite its success

European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen defended the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) at a meeting of European social affairs ministers on Thursday (13 October), hoping to encourage member states to unblock a €2 billion budget. EURACTIV France reports.
11-10-2016

The Brief: A brain-TiSA for Juncker and Timmermans

Who really calls the shots when it comes to EU trade policy - the USA or Germany?
Global Europe 02-09-2016

Bratislava summit to focus on security

The informal Bratislava summit of the 27 heads of state and government of the post-Brexit EU will focus mostly on the internal and external security, a high-level diplomat told Brussels journalist today (2 September).
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Economy & Jobs 22-02-2016

Has the EU abandoned social regulation?

The Lisbon Treaty states that the EU aims to promote social progress and improve the living and working conditions of the peoples of Europe.

The millennial way: What tourism industry can teach us about ‘brain drain’

The younger generation is more willing to travel to find work and open borders are essential to creating a truly European workforce - it is a process that should be embraced, writes Alex Katsomitros.