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    Jobs for Youth

  • 4 million vacancies remained unfilled in Europe in 2012

    4 million vacancies remained unfilled in Europe in 2012

  • 73 million young people around the world are unemployed

    73 million young people around the world are unemployed

  • 600 million productive jobs will be needed until 2020

    600 million productive jobs will be needed until 2020


04.11.2014

B20 discusses upcoming Turkish G20 Presidency and focus on job creation and labour mobility policies

The G20 Employment Taskforce met today at the ILO to reflect on the expectations of labour and employment ministers’ and government sherpas in the run up to...

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30.10.2014

Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN) examines solutions to closing the policy gap on apprenticeships

Countries with the lowest levels of unemployment, including Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands, have strong apprenticeship heritages and frameworks. With...

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22.09.2014

GAN Members take part in the first International Congress on VPET in Winterthur

The International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Winterthur showcased the Swiss apprenticeship system with its many...

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GAN Ambassador Sergio Ermotti,

CEO at UBS


The Importance of Being an Apprentice 

By Sergio Ermotti, CEO at UBS,  Linkedin Influencer

"One of the great inventors and a founding father of the United States. The only chef to hold three Michelin stars in three different cities. And me. What do we three have in common? A commitment to excellence? I would hope so. That, and we all began our careers as apprentices."