Talking Europe

Tackling Youth Unemployment: EU backs apprenticeships

One quarter of Europe’s young people are currently out of work, with that figure rising to 50 percent in Spain and Greece. EU leaders recently agreed to take steps to fight soaring youth unemployment: German-style apprenticeships are to be promoted across the bloc to give young Europeans the chance to learn a trade. But can this plan work?


With our guests:

  • Heinz K.BECKER, Austrian MEP European People's Party;
  • Marian HARKIN, Irish MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats;
  • Ines AYALA SENDER, Spanish MEP, Socialists and Democrats.

Watch part two. 

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