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EACEA National Policies Platform


3. Employment & Entrepreneurship

3.11 Current debates and reforms

Last update: 16 May 2022
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  1. Forthcoming policy developments
  2. Ongoing debates

Forthcoming policy developments

There are no forthcoming policy developments.

Ongoing debates

The Covid-19 pandemic will probably affect school-to-work transitions of young people in the near future. Long-term effects of the pandemic on young people are not yet predictable. Further job losses or budget cuts (which may have an impact on the funding of support measures for young job-seekers) might be among the potential consequences of the pandemic. The current debate is about structuring financial support for the economic sectors most affected by the pandemic. The debate is also about the financial support for sectors where the share of young and mostly low-qualified employees is comparatively high (e.g. services, catering and hotel industry).