A French state program is helping young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to find jobs. The government wants 100,000 young people to participate in the Garantie Jeunes scheme.
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation. But the gap between northern and southern countries remains wide.
The EU is trying to present itself as more socially just, calling for fair pay and fair jobs for all. How exactly that will happen, however, remained unclear at a summit in Sweden. Bernd Riegert reports from Gothenburg.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) has pointed out that youth unemployment remains a major modern-day concern. Young people's labor force participation has declined sharply in the past two decades.
Elected six months ago on a platform of hope and change, French President Emmanuel Macron is taking no prisoners both at home and abroad in a bid to make his country great again. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
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