Project 668 Strategy Meeting – June 2016

Reflecting, Evaluating and Planning Project 668 Strategy Meeting – June 2016   Project 668 is always at the forefront of fighting against youth unemployment, and strongly committed in providing new services to enable professional and skills development and innovative solutions to empower young professionals in landing the job of their …

Project 668 supports the Youth Employment Decade!

Project 668 supports the Youth Employment Decade!   By signing an online petition in the framework of the Youth Employment Decade, Project 668 has joined a worldwide initiative to put youth employment on the Global Human Development Agenda of the UN General Assembly. Youth unemployment concerns not only young people …

Lidija Globokar at Creative Mornings Brussels

Lidija Globokar at Creative Mornings Brussels “We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.” Change is omnipresent in our every day lives. Yet, how can we actively engage in creating change in our community and finally change ourselves? At Creative Mornings Brussels, Lidija will …

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.

What Role Does Sport Play in Dealing with Youth Unemployment?

Ahead of our Run for Employment that will take place in the framework of the European Week of Sport read an interview with Lidija Globokar – the President of Project 668 on the role of sport in fighting youth unemployment (the text was originally published on EuropeanPublicAffairs.eu)