Useful links

EU measures to tackle youth unemployment

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-464_en.htm

June 2013 Euro area unemployment rate at 12.1% EU27 at 10.9%

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STAT-13-118_en.htm

EU investment for education and youth employability pays off, OECD report confirms

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-603_en.htm

Investing on time to deliver jobs and inclusion: CoR plenary to focus on EU structural funds and youth employment

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_COR-13-44_en.htm

Letter by President Herman Van Rompuy to the members of the European Council on Youth Employment

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_PRES-13-215_en.htm

Launch of European Alliance for Apprenticeships

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-634_en.htm

Apprenticeships – a bridge from education to work

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-13-595_en.htm

Youth unemployment: studies show apprenticeships and traineeships useful but need to be improved

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-12-731_en.htm

Youth employment: EU support for apprenticeship and traineeship schemes

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-518_en.htm

Youth unemployment: Commission publishes contribution for next European Council

http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/andor/headlines/news/2013/06/20130619_en.htm

European Youth Portal

http://europa.eu/youth/en

EU Youth programmes 1988-2013

http://ec.europa.eu/youth/documents/youth_programmes_1988-2013.pdf

EU Youth Strategy

http://ec.europa.eu/youth/policy/eu-youth-strategy_en.htm

EU Youth Strategy: Investing & Empowering (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_zCQNhiwTQ

EU Youth Conference highlights employment as critical to the inclusion of young people in society

http://www.eu2013.ie/news/news-items/20130313post-youthconferencepr/

Vocational education and training (VET)

http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-leaing-policy/vet_en.htm