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Finalist: The Youth Guarantee

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Rank # 18

After the economic crisis, the essential problem among young people is unemployment. The main obstacles that hinder young people to get a job are the lack of experience and a low educational level for the labor market. Different inquiries show that young people aged 15–29 work for a minimal wage, they are not educated enough to earn more. The Youth Guarantee project comes to help and tackles the problem - it provides the vocational education young people need to be successful.

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Official title: Implementation of initial vocational education programmes within a framework of the Youth Guarantee
Region:
Member State: Latvia
EU funds amount: EUR 32 779 815.80
Timespan:06/2014 – 08/2018
Organisation: State Education development agency
Category: Creating better access to public services
Website: www.www.viaa.gov.lv
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