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Irish Presidency of the EU: overview of priorities

Here you will find the Irish Presidency of the EU overview of priorities: youth unemployment is one of the main features.

In the EU Article attached Irish MEPs have defined their different hopes for the Irish Presidency, two of the MEPs listed the youth unemployment issue as their top priority and another focused on austerity measures:

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EP update: Employment MEPs urge ministers to back youth guarantee schemes

Employment MEPs urge ministers to back youth guarantee schemes

EMPL Youth / Employment policy − 18-12-2012 – 18:09

Plans for “youth guarantee” schemes to ensure that no young person in the EU is without a job for more than four months won strong support in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee on Tuesday. MEPs voted a resolution calling on EU employment ministers to agree in February 2013 to a Council recommendation that all member states introduce these schemes.

A youth guarantee is not a job guarantee, underlines the resolution drafted by Pervenche Berès (S&D, FR), but an instrument ensuring that all young EU citizens and legal residents up to  25 years old and recent graduates under 30, receive a good-quality offer of employment, continued education or apprenticeship, afte...

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