New checklist to use with the European Youth Forum’s Employers’ Guide to Quality Internships

New checklist to use with the European Youth Forum’s Employers’ Guide to Quality Internships   The recent media uproar over David Hyde, a United Nations intern who had been living in a tent in Geneva, has put the working conditions that young professionals go through to advance their careers under …

Has the Problem of Youth Unemployment Become a Secondary Issue?

While grassroots initiatives of local communities and the third sector are important in fighting youth unemployment, they cannot deliver structural changes. As many young people in Europe continue to struggle with and suffer from the consequences of the economic crisis, in this article we ask whether the issue of youth unemployment has become a secondary issue for the EU politicians.

#Run4Employment – a great success

On 13 September 2015, in Parc Léopold (Brussels) the rain held off just long enough for 11 brave teams to go for a little run. The 55 participants in the first ever Run for Employment each had to run 1km before handing over a symbolic briefcase to the next member of their team. Children and adults, women and men, seasoned runners and struggling newbies, everyone stepped up and gave it a go. The prize? A 50€ voucher for The Black Sheep bar…and eternal glory.