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Case Study: Employment and entrepreneurship in Umbria, Italy

September 25th, 2017 / karld / 0 comments

In the past few years, the global economy has been severely tested by the economic crisis started in 2006. Everywhere in Europe, economic growth has stagnated and the employment opportunities for youth have decreased. The data shown by the YouthMetre e-tool give us a gloomy picture of the employment issue among youth in Italy. Indeed, … Continue reading Case Study: Employment and entrepreneurship in Umbria, Italy

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Case Study: Can Overweight Malta Sport Its Way Out of Obesity?

September 24th, 2017 / Martin Maska / 0 comments

Malta’s youth are some of the most overweight in the EU. The country’s high level of obesity can be linked to smoking, alcohol use and social inequality. Can Malta sport its way out of the problem? New habits and social routines have pushed Malta’s youth into an unhealthy direction. Rising overweight among the country’s young people has … Continue reading Case Study: Can Overweight Malta Sport Its Way Out of Obesity?

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Case Study: Social Inclusion of Migrant Youth in the Suburbs of Stockholm

September 21st, 2017 / Martin Maska / 0 comments

Sweden received the highest number of unaccompanied minors in Europe in 2015. Continuously rated as Europe’s most pro-immigration population, Swedes should be easy for young newcomers to mingle with. Our case study, however, shows the truth is not quite so simple.  Sweden has had a long history of welcoming migrants. Many of the newcomers with a foreign … Continue reading Case Study: Social Inclusion of Migrant Youth in the Suburbs of Stockholm

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Workshop: Engage your youth with e-participation

September 21st, 2017 / Martin Maska / 0 comments

WORKSHOP Interactive and Innovative Engage your youth with e-participation YouthMetre closes the gap between youths and policy makers. At the European Local Democracy Week’s 10th anniversary, we want to invite local authorities to our interactive workshop. We will teach you new ways of drawing youths’ ideas into your policy making – and show you the simplest … Continue reading Workshop: Engage your youth with e-participation

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Case Study: Higher education and employment in Madrid

September 20th, 2017 / karld / 0 comments

This post is about higher education and employment in Madrid and asks the question, during my last year at high school, which bachelor degree should I go for? Spain is one of the European countries with the highest rates of unemployed people in the European Union, and in particular on youth unemployment, both in terms … Continue reading Case Study: Higher education and employment in Madrid