Conference invitation: improving labour market integration of young migrants

Keywords: Labour market, Integration, youth

PICUM and Eurodiaconia are pleased to invite you to the conference ‘’Improving labour market integration of young migrants.’

Wednesday 3rd of May, 5pm – 6.30pm

Eurodiaconia, 166 Rue Joseph II, Brussels (BE)

The aim of the event will be to identify shortcomings in the current approach to the labour market integration and inclusion of young third country nationals in the EU, and to discuss key ways to improve the employment opportunities of young migrants. It will highlight the impacts of differentiated and discriminatory access to education, training and the labour market, and showcase successful projects to overcome them. The event will be followed by a short networking reception.

Programme: ’Improving labour market integration and inclusion of young migrants’

16:45 Registration
17.00 Introduction

I. Challenges & Recommendations

17.05 Inclusion of young asylum seekers and refugees
•    General overview by Heather Roy, Eurodiaconia
•    Project presentation by Ulrike Reindl, Qualify For Hope (AT)

17.20 Inclusion of young undocumented migrants
•    General overview by Michele Levoy, PICUM
•    Project presentation by Simona Ghezzi, CESVI (IT)

II. Responses

17.35 Antoine Savary, DG HOME
17.40 Anita Vella, DG EMPL
17.45 Valeria Ronzitti, CEEP (TBC)

III. Discussion

17.50 Exchange in plenary
18.20 Conclusions
18.30 Networking reception

Please complete the registration form to register to attend the event by 1 May.

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