Young people should receive the same pay and social security benefits as other workers, including the same minimum wages, which is still not the case in all Member States
At its December plenary, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) discussed the issues affecting young people in the labour market in the context of the 2022 European Year of Youth and the 2023 European Year of Skills. The Committee advocates for a long-term strategy for youth engagement and recommends that the concept of European Years go beyond mere promotional activities and contribute towards clear plans. The needs of refugees and our Ukrainian neighbours must also be a priority of the European Year of Skills.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) today awarded prizes to six civil society organisations for their outstanding projects, which are shining examples of civil society's commitment to creating a better future for Europe's young people and to easing the plight of Ukrainians suffering as a result of Russia's brutal invasion of their country.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is this year exceptionally rewarding two sets of winners. Its Civil Society Prize will go both to projects trying to create a better future for young people, and to schemes lending support to Ukrainians affected by Russia's brutal invasion of their country
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European organised civil society and citizens have shown unprecedented solidarity with Ukrainian refugees, throwing open their homes, helping these refugees enter the labour market and quickly integrating Ukrainian children into European schools. The EU should now learn from this success story to help all refugees and migrants, the 2022 Forum said.
Att skapa en bättre framtid för ungdomar och att hjälpa ukrainska krigsoffer är de två teman som EESK:s pris till det civila samhället kretsar kring i år.
Åtta konkreta förslag överlämnades till Europeiska kommissionens vice ordförande med ansvar för värden och öppenhet, Věra Jourová, av gymnasieelever från hela Europa. Eleverna deltog i det virtuella ungdomsevenemanget Ditt Europa, din mening! (YEYS2022) på temat ”Sanningen om lögner. Ungdomar står upp mot desinformation”. Evenemanget organiserades av Europeiska ekonomiska och sociala kommittén (EESK) den 31 mars och den 1 april 2022.
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At the annual YEYS 2022 event, students from all over Europe will have their say on disinformation and fake news. The event will take place virtually between 31 March and 1 April 2022.