Creating Opportunities for Young Europeans: It’s the Future, Stupid!

Posted on 08. January 2013 by Juliane Sarnes Click here for the full article London shrank faster than any other financial centre in the world – and, ironically was much harder hit than Germany. It almost felt as if I was personally being punished for having left my country when it was down! Technically, I could … Continue reading Creating Opportunities for Young Europeans: It’s the Future, Stupid!

Youth Employment Package – after four years of crisis

Posted on 05. December 2012 by Juliane Sarnes On Wednesday, 5 December 2012, after four years of crisis and numerous reports on their nightmarish impact on Europe’s young people, the European Commission is going to present a set of measures to drive down youth unemployment. While the crisis has not exactly been a picnic for anyone, … Continue reading Youth Employment Package – after four years of crisis

Bringing Europe’s Youth on Board

Posted on 07. November 2012 by James Kilcourse When asked to support a more integrated EU in the coming years, young Europeans will ask themselves two questions: ‘What has Europe done for me?’ and ‘What is the EU really for?’ “More Europe” has become the rallying cry of the politicians and officials tasked with reviving the … Continue reading Bringing Europe’s Youth on Board

Europe beyond lost generations

Posted on 17. September 2012 by Estefanía Almenta Spain is very proud to have the best prepared generation of young people in its history, but not so pleased to confront that all that training is no guarantee for a job. Unemployment in Spain (25%) is twice the average for the rest of the EU, and that … Continue reading Europe beyond lost generations