In 2014, the UN general assembly declared that July 15th would henceforth be celebrated as World Youth Skill Day, a day on which the importance of providing skills and training to young people would be at the centre of international discourse. In addition to laying on events for young people and world leaders alike, World…
Delivery companies exploit an invisible precariat. Now, against all expectations workers are mobilizing across borders to claim their rights.
The European Solidarity Corps project helps young Europeans to find temporary work placements. Critics warn of replacing quality jobs with unpaid volunteering.
Faced with an increasingly precarious job market, young people are willing to give more for less. This is being exploited with a rise in unpaid internships.
“May you live in interesting times,” says a Chinese curse. Yet, reaching adulthood in “interesting times” might be an even grimmer fate. Jan Gassmann’s documentary Europe, She Loves pays a tribute to European youth’s lost years.