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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 to tackle all these questions.

The event will start at 2.30pm and will take place at the European Economic and Social Committee (Room JDE/63).  Interpretation will be provided into English, French, German and Spanish. The full agenda of the event can be found below.

To register, please send an email to with first name, family name, date of birth, nationality, country of residence and ID number




14:30 – 16:00              The Youth Guarantee, so far.

Presentation of the research on the involvement of trade unions in the Youth Guarantees (2016), by Viktória Nagy (Vice-President of the ETUC – Youth Committee)

Key speakers:

Paloma López (MEP)

Brando Benifei (MEP)

Sofia Ribeiro (MEP)


Key-questions by:

Marta Makhoul (International Labour Organisation)

Tinkara Oblak (Board memer of the European Youth Forum)

Member from a southern European country from the ETUC – Youth Committee

Session moderated by Thiébaut Weber (ETUC Confederal Secretary)


15:00 – 16:30              Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00              The future of the Youth Guarantee

Gabriele Bischoff (President of the Workers’ Group at the EESC)

Max Uebe (European Commission)

Tom Vrijens (President of the ETUC – Youth Committee)

Session moderated by Clementine Moyart (Policy Officer at the European Youth Forum)

European Youth Forum AISBL

Rue de l’Industrie 10, 1000 Brussels

Tel.: +32 2 793 75 20
Fax : +32 2 893 25 80

With the support of
The European Commission
The European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe