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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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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.
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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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Speaking up at the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth

17. 11. 2017
On 17th November 2017, the European Youth Forum took part in the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg, Sweden. We were joined by six of our member organisations: The Young European Federalists, The National Youth Council of Slovenia, the National Council of Swedish Youth Organisations, the German Youth Council, the Consejo de la Juventud de Espana and the British Youth Council. Together we discussed with EU leaders the steps to be taken for a more Social Europe.