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News Archive - Quality Jobs

  • How to guarantee quality jobs for youth?
    September 6, 2017

    Four years after the adoption of the Council Recommendation, how is the Youth Guarantee working? Is it effectively reaching out to all young people? Is it providing quality offers and long term solutions?

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  • Youth at the center of the discussion at the Annual Convention on Inclusive Growth (ACIG) on Youth and Social Inclusion
    April 25, 2017

    On the 24th of April, the Annual Convention on Inclusive Growth (ACIG) on « youth and social inclusion » was held in Brussels. Active in various sessions of the event, the Youth Forum and its member organisations highlighted the inability for social protection systems to protect and provide safety nets for young people.  Carina Autengruber, […]

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  • European Pillar of Social Rights Conference shows promising focus on young people’s concerns.
    January 25, 2017

    Representatives from EU institutions, Ministers from Member States, and civil society representatives gathered at the European Commission on 23 January to discuss the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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  • A Youth perspective on the European Pillar of Social Rights
    December 15, 2016

    Young people are the group at higher risk of poverty and social inclusion in Europe today. They need hope for a better future and not fear for the years to come. Populism will easily take hold if policy makers choose to ignore this, if they do not dare to transform the system to tackle the […]

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  • Youth Guarantee putting young people in jobs
    October 4, 2016

    The EU scheme to get young people into work or training within four months, the Youth Guarantee, is starting to reap rewards for young people across Europe. According to a report released today by the European Commission, 9 million young people have taken up an offer of a job or further training through the scheme. […]

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  • Joint statement on the Youth Guarantee: Let’s live up to our ambitions
    July 4, 2016

    On 22 April 2013, EU Member States committed to establishing Youth Guarantee schemes to provide young people with a good quality offer of employment, continued education, an apprenticeship or a traineeship within a period of four months of becoming unemployed or leaving formal education. 6,4 billion euros have been allocated for 2014 and 2015 through the Youth Employment Initiative to support the implementation of the Youth Guarantee.

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  • Event on the Youth Guarantee on June 23rd at the EESC
    June 15, 2016

    How is the Youth Guarantee implemented in the different Member States? What are the main challenges? Is funding secured for the coming years?…. On June 23rd, the Youth Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation will organise, in cooperation with the European Youth Forum, an event on the implementation of the Youth Guarantee to try […]

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  • European welfare states are failing young people
    May 21, 2016

    In a report published today, the European Youth Forum highlights that the European social model is no longer protecting young people, with young people now at higher risk of social exclusion and poverty[1]. It finds that European welfare states are outdated, not addressing the new forms of exclusion and insecurity that young people are facing, […]

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  • MEPs and European Youth Forum call on EU to Invest in Youth
    May 3, 2016

      The European Youth Forum has today called on the European Union to invest in its future and to invest in youth. In an event at the European Parliament, “the Youth Voice in the EU Budget”, hosted jointly with the Youth Intergroup, youth organisations and young people made clear to decision makers the importance of […]

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  • Joint PR: More solidarity and interaction between generations needed to challenge age stereotypes and ingrained ageism
    April 26, 2016

    On the eve of the 8th European Day of Solidarity between Generations, celebrated on 29 April, many disadvantages and obstacles still prevent the equal participation of the young and the older generations across the European Union. To mark that EU Day, the European Parliament Intergroup on Active Ageing, Intergenerational Solidarity and Family policies, AGE Platform […]

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