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Youth Guarantee

The Youth Guarantee is a commitment by all Member States to ensure that all young people under the age of 25 years receive a good quality offer of

  • employment
  • continued education
  • apprenticeship
  • traineeship within a period of four months of becoming unemployed or leaving formal education.

All EU countries have committed to the implementation of the Youth Guarantee in a Council Recommendation of April 2013.

As part of the Youth Employment Support the Commission’s proposal for a Council Recommendation on a Bridge to Jobs reinforces the Youth Guarantee and among other aspects steps up the outreach to vulnerable young people across the EU. It also extends the age range up to 29.

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