(Lucian Balanuta, Krisztina Judit Tóth and Laura Roddy reporting from the European Parliament in Strasbourg)
With youth unemployment at an average of 19% in Europe, reaching almost 50% for Spain, Croatia and Greece could entrepreneurship be an option to solve the problem?
Young people across Europe are fed up of hearing new statistics about the challenges they face every day when job searching and trying to find ways to sustain themselves economically.
At the EYE conference held in the European Parliament in Strasbourg this question has arisen once more. Listen to the interviews with Andre Meyer, DG for entrepreneurship and SME’s in the European Commission, Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour, and with a successful entrepreneur to find out more.
(Lucian Balanuta, Krisztina Judit Tóth and Laura Roddy will develop this story, to see if entrepreneurship is an option to solve the problem of youth unemployment)