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Speech balloons saying 19/09/2013

Single Market Month: sharing ideas online to change Europe

23 September sees the launch of one month of online debates on jobs, banks, social rights, and e-commerce. Individuals, organisations and policy-makers will together trade ideas that could change Europe.

Young chef 19/06/2013

Youth unemployment: Commission publishes contribution for next European Council

The European Commission has agreed today on three contributions to the next European Council, scheduled for 27-28 June 2013.

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Commission proposes rules to make Youth Employment Initiative a reality

The Youth Employment Initiative was proposed by the 7-8 February 2013 European Council with a budget of €6 billion for the period 2014-20.

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Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 28 February

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 28 February in Brussels. It will be devoted only to Employment and Social Affairs issues.

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Youth employment: Commission proposes package of measures

Measures to help Member States tackle unacceptable levels of youth unemployment and social exclusion by giving young people offers of jobs, education and training have been proposed by the European Commission.

European Job Days - Brussels 05/10/2012

Brussels Job Day: opportunity for thousands of jobseekers to meet employers

The European Commission is organising its sixth Brussels Job Day in the Commission's Berlaymont headquarters on 6th October.

Students 02/07/2012

Youth unemployment: studies show apprenticeships and traineeships useful but need to be improved

The dramatically high youth unemployment rates in Europe call for immediate action by Member States.

Smartphones 05/06/2012

Smartphone app to ensure stress-free travel this summer

Just in time for the summer holidays, the EURO 2012 Football Championship and the London 2012 Olympics, the European Commission has launched an application for smartphones explaining how to use the European Health Insurance Card.

Youth: Employment and Inclusion in times of crisis 22/05/2012

Youth: Employment and Inclusion in times of crisis

On 26-27 April, the Danish Presidency held a Conference on “Youth: Employment and Inclusion in times of crisis”, which, building upon the Commission’s “Youth Opportunities Initiative”, focused on the following topics: access to the labour market, social inclusion and maintaining skills at a time of crisis.

Poster: Your first EURES job 21/05/2012

Commission launches 'Your First EURES job' pilot project to help young people find jobs

A pilot project to help young people find a job in another EU country has been launched by the European Commission.

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