On 26th of January, the third meeting of the Hungarian Pact4Youth working group was held at AmCham Hungary. The working group gave an opinion on the current programs initiated by the Ministry of Human Capacities and discussed the objectives and next steps of the Hungarian Pact4Youth initiative.
Since 2016 the European Pact for Youth initiative has worked to improve opportunities for young people across Europe. Business and civil society leaders have constructed together the following joint policy proposals:
- Make vocational education and training/apprenticeships an equal choice for youth
- Make business-education partnerships the new norm across Europe
- Mainstream entrepreneurship education in learning
A National Action Plan has to be developed and AmCham Hungary is one of the actors that are involved together with the National Youth Council (leading organization), the Ministry of Human Capacities, the Ministry for National Economy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the National Union of Students in Hungary (HÖOK), the New Generation Centre (Új Nemzedék Központ), the UN Youth Delegate, Bridgestone Hungary, Meló-Diák Ltd., the European Youth Card Association and the National Kid Association.
Zsófia JUHÁSZ (AmCham)