Youth Employment Support: a Bridge to Jobs for the Next Generation

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Series Details COM (2020) 276
Publication Date 01/07/2020
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Communication published by the European Commission on 1 July 2020, setting out a number of initiatives aimed at addressing the needs of young people in the framework of the Commission's recovery strategy from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

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The Communication works as an umbrella document bringing into context the following two proposals for Council Recommendations:

These initiatives add to a renewed impetus for apprenticeships, creation and financing for youth employment. The actions tie in with the European Recovery Plan and rely on the Member States in the way they prioritise investments. The Communication also brings in digital and green transitions as essential elements of youth employment policies, implements the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) and supports the New Industrial Strategy.

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European Commission: Press Release, 01/07/2020: Commission launches Youth Employment Support: a bridge to jobs for the next generation
European Commission: Questions and Answers on Youth Employment Support: a bridge to jobs for the next generation (1 July 2020)
European Commission: Remarks by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the press conference on the Youth Employment Support package and the European Skills Agenda

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