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  • Social inclusion

    The EU supports and complements national policies on social inclusion and social protection.

  • Youth employment and entrepreneurship

    The Commission promotes entrepreneurship, supports quality internships and apprenticeships and helps young people to work and train abroad.

  • Health and well-being of young people

    Promoting a healthy lifestyle and helping cooperation between schools, youth workers, health workers and sport organisations are Commission aims.

  • Participation in civil society

    The Commission supports the inclusion of young people in democracy and society, for example through dialogue with young people.

  • Voluntary activities

    The Commission promotes volunteering, as well as recognition of the skills volunteering promotes, to support employment.

  • Youth and the world

    The Commission encourages young people to take an active interest in the world and funds opportunities to work, volunteer and study outside the EU.