RSSYouth unemployment

#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment in EU

#Employment and social developments in Europe: Record number of people in employment in EU

| December 17, 2018

The winter edition of the Commission’s Employment and Social Development in Europe (ESDE) Quarterly Review published today (17 December) confirms overall positive labour market developments. Total employment hit a new record of 239.3 million people in the third quarter of 2018. The largest share of new jobs is permanent and full time jobs. In the […]

Continue Reading

New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump to the highest seat in American politics, and a widespread resurgence of populist politics across Europe and the US, the West seems to have been delivered a wake-up call: issues of unemployment, underemployment and the struggles of the working class remain, despite appearances, […]

Continue Reading

#MFF: EU needs more funds for jobs and youth in 2017 to honour its pledges say MEPs

#MFF: EU needs more funds for jobs and youth in 2017 to honour its pledges say MEPs

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Budgets Committee demanded more funds, in a vote on Tuesday (11 October) to help young people into jobs, to boost economic growth and assist third countries with a view to mitigating the migration crisis. MEPs had earlier reversed all the cuts proposed by the Council to the draft 2017 EU budget. Part of the […]

Continue Reading

MEPs reject #EUBudget2017 Council cuts: More funds for migration, jobs, youth

MEPs reject #EUBudget2017 Council cuts: More funds for migration, jobs, youth

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Budget Committee MEPs reversed all the cuts proposed by the Council to the draft 2017 EU budget to meet the needs of the migration crisis and slow economic growth, in a vote on Wednesday, 28 September. They also boosted funding to fight youth unemployment and increased spending on research and infrastructure projects. The full plenary […]

Continue Reading

#Employment: Youth employability in Asia and Europe at the core of the 5th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum

#Employment: Youth employability in Asia and Europe at the core of the 5th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 180 university leaders, business representatives, government officials and students from all 51 ASEM partner countries will meet on 4-8 April 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic,  for the 5th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC5). ARC5 sees the greatest diversity in Asia-Europe representation thus far. Themed ‘Employability: Asia and Europe Prepare the New […]

Continue Reading

EU labour market developments report: Job recovery gains strength

EU labour market developments report: Job recovery gains strength

Labour market developments have been improving against the background of a gradual economic recovery in the EU. Unemployment in the EU has continued to fall and job finding rates have modestly improved. However, despite its recent fall, unemployment remains high. The number of unemployed in the first quarter of 2015 was 23.6 million in the […]

Continue Reading

Lunacek: The EP must continue to push for visa liberalisation for Kosovo

Lunacek: The EP must continue to push for visa liberalisation for Kosovo

Seven years after declaring independence, Kosovo still faces many challenges such as poor economic prospects and high unemployment rates, while five EU countries have not recognized it as a country. MEPs vote today on a resolution on Kosovo’s European integration process, drafted by Austrian Greens/EFA member Ulrike Lunacek. The European Parliament talked to her about […]

Continue Reading