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Working together for Europe's young people A call to action on youth unemployment COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS EU 2012
Action Plan for Jobs 2013 A table of actions to generate jobs across the economoy Irish Gov
EU Council Recommendation for a Youth Guarantee The implementation of the EU Council Recommendation for a Youth Guarantee in Ireland Irish Gov 2015
Pathways to Work
Pathways to Work 2015 places a particular emphasis on measures to help long-term and young unemployed people find a route back into employment. These measures include the implementation of the JobPath programme for people who are long term unemployed and the implementation of an enhanced version of the JobsPlus employment subsidy specifically for young unemployed people. (Infograph pathways to work)

Irish Gov 2015

Pathways to Work The implementation of the EU Council Recommendation for a Youth Guarantee Irish Gov 2013
Further Education and Training
in Ireland: Past, Present and
Future
The report sets out the historical evolution of FET provision in Ireland. It examines
current patterns of provision in terms of both the overall distribution of places
and the balance between full-time labour market orientated programmes and
part-time provision with a more community education focus
ESRI 2014
     
     

Measuring Youth Unemployment

This article analyses the available evidence surrounding the extent of youth unemployment in Ireland. Youth unemployment concerns those out of work between the ages of 15-24. Public Policy November 2013
Five Characteristics of Youth
Unemployment in Europe: Flexibility,
Education, Migration, Family Legacies,
and EU Policy
Current levels of youth unemployment need to be understood in the context of increased labor market flexibility, an expansion of higher education, youth migration, and family legacies of long-term unemployment. Compared with previous recessions, European-wide policies and investments have significantly increased with attempts to support national policies. SAGE Open
January-March 2015:
Unemployment in Europe A powerpoint presentation David Bell University of Sterling 2012
Skills for Employment This report assesses the efficiency of systems in matching unemployed adults to training provision and the effectiveness of this provision in developing the employability skills of participants and supporting progression into sustained employment. It is based on visits between September 2011 and May 2012 to 45 providers including colleges, independent learning providers and local authority providers of adult and community learning. OFSTED 2014
The promise of
digital entrepreneurs
Creating 10 million youth jobs
in the G20 countries
Young entrepreneurs are the driving force behind job creation in the G20 countries. Powered by their relentless efforts to innovate and embrace digital technologies, they are committed to achieving strong growth and job creation. New Accenture research concludes that 10 million more youth jobs could be created in G20 countries if existing barriers to entrepreneurship were lifted Accenture 2014
Cherishing All Equally:
Economic Inequality in Ireland
Economic inequality affects everyone, and is a real and growing threat to Ireland’s
prosperity. We need to examine taxes and public services alongside the inequality
of income and wealth. Families, people’s capacities and the cost of living also help to
explain the society we live in. A better understanding challenges us to seek
new ideas to reduce economic inequality.
TASC 2014
Focus on Youth NEETS

European Foundation

2010

Youth Guarantee in Finland and Sweden   European Foundation
Overview of YOuth Gaurantee Powerpoint  
Youth employment
and the future of work
Against a background of increasing levels of youth unemployment, the European Commission and the Council of Europe, in the framework of their partnership in the  eld of youth, organised a research seminar in May 2007 on “youth employment and the future of work”. It took place at the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg, France, bringing together participants from all over Europe and beyond to discuss and exchange their views on youth employment.

Council of Europe

2010