Posts Tagged ‘Youth Employement’

Refreshing Perspectives on Job Creation

“With most European countries experiencing a sustained period of slow growth, it’s clear that the scarring effects of the global crisis have left their deepest mark on the young. In Mediterranean countries in particular, it is reported that youth unemployment rates exceed 50%. There is talk of a ‘lost generation’ of jobless people – lacking […]

By URBACT, on July 3rd, 2015 at 18:09

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

When I Grow up I Want to Be… Do you remember being asked that question as a child? What was the answer you gave? I remember at various moments I wanted to be a tour guide, an air hostess and a judge. But mostly I wanted to be an international spy. The type that wears […]

By Sally Kneeshaw, on January 23rd, 2015 at 13:20

What Does O Jogo Bonito Teach Us About Tackling Youth Unemployment?

There’s something special about attending transnational meetings during the World Cup. It’s a stress-free experience if you’re Scottish, as we are never in the finals! So, in the evening after a recent My Generation at Work meeting I enjoyed watching the games with colleagues from the partner cities. The meeting was held in Tampere, Finland, […]

By Eddy Adams, on July 3rd, 2014 at 18:31