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Education to employment: The Growing Skills and Jobs Gap in Europe

On the 13th January 2014, Bruegel hosted an event to discuss the issue of youth unemployment in Europe. During the event, McKinsey & Co’s Mona Mourshed presented their latest report, “Getting Europe’s youth into work.” The event was introduced by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, and Youth. The discussion included remarks by […]

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On the 13th January 2014, Bruegel hosted an event to discuss the issue of youth unemployment in Europe. During the event, McKinsey & Co’s Mona Mourshed presented their latest report, “Getting Europe’s youth into work.” The event was introduced by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, and Youth. The discussion included remarks by Detlef Eckert, Director of DG Employment; Xavier Prats Monné, Deputy Director-General for Education and Culture at the European Commission; and Diana Filip, Deputy CEO and Vice President Marketing and Development of JA-YE.


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