8 April 2014: Youth Guarantee: Making It Happen, Brussels, Belgium


  • 8 April 2014: Youth Guarantee: Making It Happen, Brussels, Belgium



  • Hosted by Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor, the conference will bring together key practitioners involved in the implementation of the Council Recommendation on establishing a Youth Guarantee adopted in April 2013. The focus will be on the progress achieved by Member States in putting in place Youth Guarantee schemes and making use of the € 6 billion Youth Employment Initiative made available to support the Youth Guarantee’s delivery, in addition to support from the European Social Fund available over 2014-20.


  • The conference is addressed to national Youth Guarantee coordinators, managing authorities of operational programmes co-financed by the European Social Fund, representatives of EU-level and national social partners and youth organisations, representatives of Public Employment Services, members of the G20 Task Force on Employment.



  • The conference will be opened by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso.


  • High level speakers include Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organisation; Yves Leterme, Deputy Secretary General of the OECD and Pervenche Berès MEP, Chair of the Employment and Social affairs Committee of the European Parliament.



  • Participation is by invitation only.



  • Find out more: http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=88&eventsId=978&furtherEvents=yes