Month: February 2015

LAB meeting, Greece

Ahead of the meeting, the three stakeholders of the local advisory board (the Observatory on Economic and Social Developments of the Labour Institute (General Confederation of Greek Labour), the NGO ‘ARSIS”, and the representative of the Municipality of Komotini (Thrace) were briefly informed about the aims of the STYLE-project, the role of the Greek Lab in the research activities in which the Gre... »

LAB meeting, Denmark

The meetings with LO, DA and DI representatives have been used to get inputs for and to verify information for the Danish paper as input to work package 4 on policy innovation. In particular, we have conducted interviews with the main Danish social partners who play an important role in the Danish institutional setting around education, vocational training and the world of work. The interviews hav... »

New blog post from STYLE partner University of Oviedo

In 2014 youth employment and unemployment in Spain exhibited  a weak change of trend, increasing (0.6 per cent points) and decreasing (2 per cent points) respectively, while youth active labour population continued to decrease (see graph). The local advisory board of the project STYLE identified some innovations in youth employment policies in the same year amidst a general important policy inerti... »

LAB meeting, Norway

Representatives from the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise and The Norwegian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs attended the first official LAB meeting at Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) in October. The Norwegian Federation of Trade Unions did not have the opportunity to participate at this meeting.The goal of the LAB meeting was to give an introduction to the STYLE project for the LAB mem... »

LAB meeting, Germany

Similarities of German experts in assessing the situation for youth employment and education in Germany are larger than differences. This is at least remarkable because besides administrative bodies social partners were also interviewed. There were two basic outcomes of note: The field of competence concerning support for disadvantaged young people has to be more centralized and the freedom to cho... »

LAB meeting, Spain

The first STYLE-Spain Local Advisory Board (LAB) meeting took place at the Faculty of Education of the University of Oviedo on the 4th of December 2014. The meeting was organised as a seminar and involved key actors of the most representative trade unions and employers federation; the representatives of the Employment Service of Asturias and the Association of Young Entrepreneurs apologised for th... »

LAB meeting, Italy

The first LAB meeting took place at the University of Turin on 5th February 2015. It involved an engaging and wide-ranging discussion among a number of local LAB members who are key stakeholders in the fields of youth employment, households poverty and school-to-work transitions in the metropolitan area of Torino. The main goal of the meeting was to discuss and share ideas about youth employment c... »