Committee of Regions calls for investment in youth


The Committee of the Regions calls for a renewed education policy which promotes social inclusion, innovation and excellence in all regions of Europe. In an opinion adopted on Thursday 11 February, the local and regional representatives of the European Union argue that this would be the best response to the recent terrorist attacks. The opinion, which was drafted by Csaba Borboly (EPP, Romania), is entitled “European cooperation in the field of youth (2010-2018)”. It suggests setting in place a “guarantee for minimum qualifications and skills” for all young people in Europe. It also supports a baseline offer which may include broadband Internet access, language-learning, professional accompaniment and guidance, financing opportunities …

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