Young people have been hit hard by the economic downturn with the EU youth unemployment rate reaching 20%. This review summarises messages from 33 national articles on this theme, linking them to policy developments, studies and data. It details the European and national contexts before examining measures to promote youth employment. These cover education, training, labour market and benefit policies, as well as measures to address problematic aspects and labour market actors’ roles. Following this, final conclusions are drawn.
Youth employment measures, 2010
European Employment Observatory Review
European Commission – DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion & European Employment Observatory. (2011). Youth employment measures, 2010: European Employment Observatory Review (Social Europe).