Main results of the Council:

In its key messages to the European Council, the Council stressed the vulnerability of young people to the current economic crisis and the potential of education to contribute to a speedy economic recovery.

Without discussion, the Council has adopted its common position concerning the telecoms package, which will be forwarded to the European Parliament for second reading under the codecision procedure.

Reference: 2923rd Council meeting Education, Youth and Culture, 16 Feb. 2009