- Alliance for YOUth
- “Alliance for YOUth” Stakeholder Convening Business-Education collaboration
“Alliance for YOUth” Stakeholder Convening Business-Education collaboration
High Level Policy Debate “Making VET an equal choice” (1pm - 2pm)
15 November 2016European Parliament, Brussels
MEPs Eva Paunova, Martina Dlabajovà and Brando Benifei, the European partners of the “Alliance for YOUth” and EU40 are pleased to organize a dynamic convening on Business-Education Collaboration. The event will bring together current and former apprentices, representatives from the education and business sectors, trade unions, youth organizations and high-level policy-makers including EU Commissioner M. Thyssen and ILO Director-General G. Ryder. The event will be the opportunity to take stock of progress and to announce new 2020 commitments.
EUROPEAN AGENDA & BUSINESS EDUCATION COLLABORATION
About Alliance for YOUth
The “Alliance for YOUth”, initiated by Nestlé, has pledged in 2014 to develop a number of joint and individual initiatives to give young people meaningful work experience and internships. The companies also mobilize their employees to go out into the community and help young people get ready for work by offering practical advice, CV clinics and interview preparation. The “Alliance for YOUth” partners are active members of the European Commission’s European Alliance for Apprenticeships, promoting apprenticeships and training as active ambassadors of vocational training across Europe. Europe-wide partners include workforce solutions provider Adecco Group, insurer AXA, international food group Cargill, logistics groups CHEP and DS Smith, Global Energy Player ENGIE, consultants EY, social networking company Facebook, perfume and flavor firm Firmenich, information technology firm Google, retailer METRO GROUP, food and drink producer Nestlé, consumer insights group Nielsen, communications firm Publicis Groupe, technology firm Salesforce, chemicals and advanced materials company Solvay, information exchange platform Twitter and international law firm White & Case. To date more than 200 companies across Europe have joined the “Alliance for YOUth”.