PES Group puts European Youth Guarantee in the 2013 priorities of the Committee of the Regions

Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the PES Group in the Committee of the RegionsThe PES Group in the Committee of the Regions succeeded today in defending against conservative (EPP) and liberal (ALDE) opposition, the call for a European Youth Guarantee during the plenary vote on the Resolution on the priorities of the Committee of the Regions for 2013 in view of the work programme of the European Commission.

As a consequence, the CoR "invites the European Commission to present a draft Council recommendation for a Youth Guarantee Regulation and calls for the inclusion of a concrete local and regional dimension in the National Job Plans".

Read the text of the draft resolution on the CoR website

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(Photo by the PES Group in the Committee of the Regions)

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"Your future is my future - a European Youth Guarantee now!"
The Party of European Socialists (PES), Young European Socialists (YES) and PES Women are running the campaign "Your future is my future" and calling for a European Youth Guarantee to tackle youth unemployment.

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