New European partnerships aim to tackle youth unemployment

Earlier today as part of our global YouthSpark initiative we held an event in Brussels with representatives from the public, private and nonprofit sectors to discuss the challenges facing young people in Europe. Around the world the prolonged economic downturn has disproportionately affected youth and it’s no different in Europe. The unemployment rate for 15-24…


Getting Europe online

Guest post by Sylvie Laffarge, Director Community Affairs, Europe Get Online Week starts today across Europe, running from the 28th February – 5th March 2011. As the name suggests, the awareness week aims to get people using the Internet and gaining the skills needed to participate in the new information-based economy. Even in this age…