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Youth in Europe

  • Youth issues a top priority

    25 July 2014

    Providing a good environment for young people to grow up, learn and work in is a key goal for Europe and for Eurofound – but one that faces particular challenges at present.

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    Sharing experiences on Youth Guarantee implementation

    26 September 2014

    Representatives from across the EU are coming together to learn from each other about experiences and practices at national level in implementing the Youth Guarantee. Read more on the topic.

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    Events: Conferences and meetings on Youth in Europe

    25 September 2014

    Find out about events relating to the Youth in Europe theme

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    Suicide among young people a major cause for concern

    10 September 2014

    Suicide is a major social and public health concern among young people, responsible for almost a fifth of deaths among 15–29 year-olds in high-income countries, the WHO has found.

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    Young people deserve support and guidance

    12 August 2014

    Personal-related variables, such as health (especially mental health), education, migration background and age, influence the probability of staying in employment, according to Eurofound research.

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    Mapping youth transitions in Europe

    25 July 2014

    Young people continue to struggle to find a place in the labour market. A new report from Eurofound looks at the labour market situation of young people in Europe, focusing on school-to-work transitions and transitions to adulthood.

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    Resources: Eurofound reports and other information on youth issues

    25 July 2014

    See relevant research from Eurofound on young people in Europe and the issues that they face.

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    Youth Employment Initiative: Is it delivering?

    16 July 2014

    The Youth Employment Initiative aims to directly support implementation of national youth guarantee schemes; yet, receipt of funding by eligible Member States is slower than expected.

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    Youth policy: Discussing ways forward

    27 June 2014

    The National University of Ireland Maynooth held a youth policy conference on 25–26 June to look at national, European and international developments. Read more about Eurofound’s participation and the focus of the debate.

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    Youth on Europe day: Building ideas for a better Europe

    14 May 2014

    Thousands of young people from across the EU joined decision-makers in Strasbourg for the European Youth Event on Europe Day, 9 May. Read about the programme of events.