Participation of Androulla Vassiliou and László Andor, Members of the EC, at the 1st conference on the "Youth on the Move" initiative, organised by the CoR
László Andor, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, and Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, participated in the conference on the results of the survey on the "Youth on the Move" initiative, organised by the Committee of the Regions (CdR) in cooperation with the EC, as well as the European Associations of local and regional authorities. The Conference comes at a timely moment, particularly as José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, gave his State of the Union address on 12 September 2012 presenting a Youth Package, establishing a youth guarantee scheme and a quality framework to facilitate vocational training which will be adopted at the beginning of December 2012. The other participants of the conference were: Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, President of the CoR, Mercedes Bresso, Vice-President of the CoR, and Yves Leterme, Deputy Secretary General of the OECD.
Androulla Vassiliou, on the left, and Mercedes Bresso Reference:P-022398 Date:13/12/2012