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Social and Economic Inclusion

We believe all young people are entitled to employment that is fair, secure and free from discrimination.

Being able to find quality work and to access all social rights is essential for young people in order to participate fully in society, be autonomous and to avoid the pitfalls of poverty and social exclusion. The European Youth Forum fights for a more social Europe, where young people can have full access to quality education, quality jobs, social protection, affordable housing and healthcare, free from any discrimination.

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The Future of Work and Youth

The world of work is changing, shaped by four global megatrends: globalisation, climate change, demographic changes, and technological advancements. Each megatrend brings its own unique challenges for young people and the future of work, as well as some opportunities. With the potential of these megatrends to shape the type of work that is required, the type of work that is available, and who undertakes it and how, there is a need to reflect on the role and value of work in society and in people’s lives.
News

The future of work we want!

04. 03. 2019
an’t always predict the future. But we can shape the future of work we want! The European Youth Forum’s new report being launched today, The Future of Work and Youth, responds to these challenges, putting forward solutions to on how to rethink ‘work’ in our society and on how to design a new labour market that works for everyone. 
Statement

European Youth to EU leaders: Invest in our present AND our future!

13. 12. 2018
The European Council, EU Heads of State and Government, meet in Brussels today. Among other things on their agenda is the EU’s budget for the next 7 years. The European Youth Forum calls on EU leaders to invest in youth and demonstrate a strong commitment to a fairer and more sustainable Europe.
News

Listen up EU Ministers: We need a more transparent and fair labour market for all

20. 06. 2018
On 21 June, all EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs will meet to discuss two key initiatives: the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions and the Directive on Work Life Balance. The European Youth Forum urges Member States to overcome their respective differences and reach an agreement on both Directives.
Statement

Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council

07. 12. 2017
On 26 April 2017, the European Commission proposed a Directive to “support work-life balance for parents and carers”, a topic that will be on the agenda of the upcoming EPSCO Council of 7 December 2017. The Estonian Presidency has started the discussion, but is it of the utmost importance that the file progresses without being watered down and without any barriers slowing down its approval.

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