Posted on July 12, 2013
Emer Costello MEP has organised a seminar on the Youth Guarantee in Liberty Hall and we're live tweeting the event (#YG20140 which you can follow from Twitter at this link.
There are a number of great speakers at the event which we've listed below.
- David Treacy, City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee;
- Ita Mangan, Chair of the Advisory Group on Tax and Social Welfare;
- Brid O’Brien, Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed;
- James Doorley, National Youth Council of Ireland;
- Mick Creedon, Ballymun Job Centre;
- Lorraine Mulligan, SIPTU;
- Mary Murphy, NUI Maynooth
- Lidia Salvatore, Eurofound
Below you can listen to an extract of the speech Emer Costello MEP delivered at the beginning of the seminar, you can also read her speech in our media centre.
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Posted on July 05, 2013
This afternoon Minister Joan Burton, Emer Costello MEP and Deputy John Lyons were in Ballymun to mark the announcement of funding for a year-long pilot Youth Guarantee project in Ballymun.
Ballymun was selected as one of the first Youth Guarantee schemes to proceed in the EU following funding approval by the European Commission and the Government.
Speaking about the pilot scheme Minister Burton welcomed the scheme calling it ‘hugely significant’ in terms of increasing opportunities for young people in the area.
“My department is currently developing an action plan to implement the Guarantee in ireland from next year, and Ballymun can show the way in terms of developing the best practice and partnership to ensure that young people get the work, training and educational opportunities they need.”
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