- flexicurity and quality of work
- tools for the transition from education to work
- safety at work for the young
- the particular challenges faced by the countries of the South Mediterranean.
Cedefop explained the contribution of guidance to career development and entrepreneurship – vitally important skills for people entering the job market – and outlined how common European tools such as Europass can help young people identify and promote their skills across Europe.
Panellists included EU Commissioner László Andor; Director General for Education and Culture Jan Truszczyński; MEP Pervenche Berès of the EP"s Employment Committee, which hosted the event, and Emilie Turunen, youngest Member of the European Parliament; representatives of the European Youth Forum and the social partners; and the employment ministers of Tunisia and Egypt.