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Europe urgently needs pragmatic and workable solutions for employment, and education is to be a priority for the European countries - these were the main messages of the participants in the international conference "Youth Education and Employment within the Europe 2020 Strategy" held on 8 June 2012 in Sofia. It was organised by the Bulgarian Economic and Social Council /ESC/, Group III of the European Economic and Social Committee /EESC/, the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria.

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The Economic and Social Council /ESC/ of the Republic of Bulgaria, the European Economic and Social Committee /EESC/, the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria are jointly organising a conference “Youth Education and Employment within the Europe 2020 Strategy” on 8th June 2012, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Serdika Hall, Sheraton Sofia Hotel.

The aim of the conference is in a broad European debate to identify the challenges facing young people about their realization on the labour markets in Europe by summarizing the necessary measures and policies for modernizing the higher education systems in support of growth and employment. Policies and measures to prevent early school leaving within the Europe 2020 Strategy will be discussed.

The conference will be attended by over forty EESC members from 25 EU Member States, representatives of the Bulgarian government and Parliament, ESC members, representatives of the Bulgarian universities, Bulgarian teachers, NGOs, scientists and experts.

The forum will be opened by Mrs. Tsetska Tsacheva, National Assembly President. Welcome speeches will make Mr. Totyu Mladenov, Minister of Labour and Social Policy and Koos Richelle, Director-General, DG “Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion”, European Commission.
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“THE CIVIL PARLIAMENT” OF BULGARIA

is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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