More EU efforts needed to tackle youth unemployment, say MEPs
One in five under 25 can’t find a job within the EU. Parliament wants to use unspent 82 billion euros from structural funds to create new job opportunities in the member states. Devising a “European Investment Plan” to create new jobs, reallocating EU structural funds to projects to create them for young people, and introducing a “European Youth Guarantee” to ensure that they are not without jobs for more than four months, are among the proposals set out by MEPs in a resolution, adopted today, on measures to tackle youth unemployment.
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