My Europe: What young people care about

08. September 2014

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How do the young people see their current situation? How important is Europe for them? Where do the political and social challenges lie?

In their series “My Europe. What Young People Care About” Süddeutsche.de published guest contributions by FutureLab Europe participants. This new publication presents seven out of the altogether fifteen articles and further background information.

Education and training: how to make a dual system successful?

20. June 2014 Daniel Gjokjeski, participant of FutureLab Europe and Creative Director at Katarsis Ventures, will contribute to the third meeting of the Youth Employment Task Force on Tuesday 24 June at the European Policy Centre in Brussels. Core topic of the meeting is ‘Education and training: how to make a dual system successful?’. Interest … Continue reading Education and training: how to make a dual system successful?

Social Change through Social Entrepreneurship

Posted on 02. June 2014 by Sadik Tabar How does true change occur? Does it come from inside (endogenous) or outside of the social system (exogenous)? In other words, do societies themselves generate any change process through internal drives or do external forces bring change process to societies? And, if any, what is the role of … Continue reading Social Change through Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Two Oars of European Youth Lifeboat

Posted on 27. May 2014 by Daniel Gjokjeski José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission, in one occasion said that the biggest asset of the Europe is that is a continent of creative social entrepreneurs who have designed systems to enhance education, health, social inclusion and the well-being of citizens. However, this risk taking, … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Two Oars of European Youth Lifeboat

Trust, Jobs and an Inclusive society. Reflections from OECD Forum in Paris

Posted on 20. May 2014 by Mihails Kozlovs It was 8:30 in the morning when I had a coffee with Vice-president of Turkish confederation of Employers associations – Erol Kiresepion, who is a usual suspect for the annual OECD Forum. He shared his worries about the youth unemployment in Turkey, which is still around 16% … Continue reading Trust, Jobs and an Inclusive society. Reflections from OECD Forum in Paris