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Youth up Europe: The future of work: towards safeguarding young people’s rights in the era of increased digitisation

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Date: May 10, 2018, 2:00 pm Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

On 10 May we are organising the second edition in our series of Youth Up events, together with the European Youth Forum,  on the topic employment of young people in light of the increasing digitisation of jobs. The event is hosted by the City of Cascais.

The panel discussion will aim to answer the following questions:

What impact will increased digitisation have on jobs and labour market? What does the future of work look like? What impact will digitalisation have on the lives of young people specifically

How can we ensure to safeguard the rights of young people in this new social reality? What changes, legislative and other reforms, are needed to prevent a long-term damaging effect of further advances in technology? How do we reform the welfare system so that it is better prepared for the future of work? How can we improve access to, and the quality of, digital literacy programmes?

The event will be held at Centro Cultural de Cascais, Av. Rei Humberto II de Itália, 2750-642 Cascais

Schedule

May 10, 2018

12:30

Thematic lunch - informal working discussion

14:00

Opening

Catarina Marques Vieira, CEJ´18 Comissioner

Conclusions from the Informal Working Groups

14:30

Panel

Chair: Gonçalo Venâncio, Journalist

Hugo Carvalho, CNJ Portugal

Georgios Petropoulos, Research Fellow

Nikita Sanaullah, Policy Officer at the European Youth Forum

Tim Viera, Tim Garage

17:00

End

Location & Contact

Av. Rei Humberto II de Itália, 2750-642 Cascais

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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