Pact4Youth Blog

The third meeting of the working group

The third meeting of the working group

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 youthMake business-education partnerships the new norm across EuropeMainstream 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,…
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European Vocational Skills Week

European Vocational Skills Week

The aim of the European Vocational Skills Week was to improve the attractiveness and image of vocational education and training (VET), to showcase its excellence and quality, and to raise awareness of the wide range of opportunities it presents. The Summit was opened by European Parliament President Antonio Tajani and Pact for Youth co-chairs: European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and CSR Europe President Etienne Davignon. A video-endorsement was sent by European Commission President Juncker, who reinforced the message that in order for Europe to remain competitive globally, more focus needs to be on education, training and business-academia partnerships on the EU level and on the…
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