Commissioner Andor met with Philippe Le Houérou, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, to address issues of common concern such as social inclusion - with an emphasis on the Roma - social protection/pensions, and youth employment.
The European Commission launched Youth on the Move, a new flagship initiative aimed at helping young people to gain the knowledge, skills and experience they need to make their first job a reality.
Sport’s social role was underlined in talks between Michel Platini and László Andor, who also stressed the importance of training and protection of minors.
László Andor, EU Commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion, today urged international policymakers meeting in Oslo to better coordinate economic, social and employment policies in order to guard against a recurrence of the recent global slowdown.
László Andor participated in a conference to discuss the adequacy of pensions and social protection systems in Europe.