young people

03 Mar: STATEMENT ON STUDENTS, YOUNG PEOPLE, EDUCATION COMMUNITY BY COMMISSIONER MARIYA GABRIEL

(Source: European Commission)

The Russian military aggression against Ukraine is an act of war and constitutes a violation of international law, undermining European and global security and stability.

We, the European Union, stand by Ukraine and its people.

Thanks to our Erasmus+ students’ exchanges and the European Solidarity Corps volunteers, we have been promoting understanding and solidarity among people from all countries and all backgrounds.

Young Ukrainians have continuously worked for a better future, which is now at risk.

We are determined to supporting Ukrainian students, young people, teachers and educators in these extremely challenging times with the following measures.…

09 Jun: MEPs approve new Social Fund to support young people and the most deprived

(Source: European Parliament)

€88 billion for 2021-2027Focus on youth employment and children’s access to childcare, education, healthcare and housingAll EU member states will spend at least 3% to mitigate extreme poverty

On Tuesday, Parliament gave its final green light to the EU’s main instrument for investing in people and tackling inequalities for the next seven years.

The European Social Fund+, with a total budget of €88 billion, will play an important role in the implementation of the action plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights and in countering the socio-economic effects of the pandemic.

Investing in children and youth…