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EBRD Launches €200 Million Youth in Business Program to Boost Entrepreneurship in Central Asia

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is taking steps to tackle youth unemployment and promote entrepreneurship in Central Asia by introducing a seven-year, €200 million (US$218 million) Youth in Business program. This initiative aims to provide … Read the full press release

Eurogroup’s Jeroen Dijsselbloem: peer pressure among ministers can stimulate economic growth and fight youth unemployment in Europe

BILBAO, Spain, 4-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Peer pressure among ministers and best practices are useful tools to stimulate economic growth and fight youth unemployment in Europe, according to the President of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem. He was speaking at the Stability … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow’s Professor Andy Furlong: Europe’s youth unemployment may not be temporary

27-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s young people are facing a bleak future with a fragmented and precarious labour market that is only just beginning to be appreciated in the West, according to a paper to be presented this Thursday to the European … Read the full press release

President Barroso Statement on his meeting with Prime Minister of Bulgaria Plamen Oresharski

José Manuel Durão Barroso – President of the European Commission Brussels, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I would like to warmly welcome Prime Minister Oresharski to the European Commission for the first time. We had an open, frank … Read the full press release

EU-27 unemployed young persons were 5.7 million in March 2013, EU takes measures to tackle youth unemployment

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — What is the current situation? In March 2013, 5.7 million young persons were unemployed in the EU-27, of whom 3.6 million were in the euro area. The youth unemployment rate was 23.5% in the EU-27 and 24% … Read the full press release