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.
Young Europeans recently gathered in Brussels for two days of debate and to vote on their vision for Europe. Things were more cheerful than when heads of state and government take part, says Uta Steinwehr from Brussels.
Hundreds of youths gathered in Nigeria’s capital to call on President Buhari to sign an Age Reduction Bill into law. DW’s Katrin Gänsler met the organizers of the #NotTooYoungToRun initiative.
Incoming German Family Minister Franziska Giffey is typical of the fresh new faces in the government. Although not experienced at the national level, she's down-to-earth, female and, above all, young.
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