At the pre-conference Nordic Day event, delegates looked at the problems faced by young people not in employment, education or training.

In the afternoon session of ESN's peer review, Hugh Frazer, an expert on social inclusion policies from NUI Maynooth, led a discussion with delegates...

On 15 May the European Social Network (ESN) organised the first peer review of the research project Investing in Children Services, Improving Outcomes in Dublin.

The recession in Europe has had a serious impact on many Europeans, however young people have been particularly affected, with the average rate of youth unemployment within the EU currently at 23.7%.

Nearly all Member States are experiencing high levels of unemployment and economic inactivity amongst young people and an increasing number of young people with health problems...

Employment prospects for young people in the EU are bleak. One in five under 25's who are looking for work cannot find a job. 7.5 million of young people aged 15-24 are neither working, nor in education or training.

All the presentations and practice examples from our spring seminar in Rome are available for download.

On 26-27 April, the Danish Presidency held a Conference on 'Youth: Employment and Inclusion in Times of Crisis' building on the Commission’s 'Youth Opportunities Initiative'.

In 2011 the European Commission proposed a Council Recommendation to reduce early school leaving addressed across a range of social, youth, family, health, local community, employment...

ESN’s Spring Seminar on the theme of 'Vulnerable youth in transition' took place in Rome on 10-11 May and was organised in collaboration with the Lazio Region.


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