• Skills for Business



    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


23.12.2014

End of year message from Shea Gopaul, GAN Executive Director

Dear members, collaborators and supporters of the GAN, 2014 has been an exciting and fruitful year for the GAN- thanks to you your continued...

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16.12.2014

GAN is highlighted at the inaugural meeting of the B20 in Istanbul.

Daniel Funes, President of IOE, at the inaugural B20 Meeting under Turkish G20 Presidency stressed the importance of the GAN IOE President Daniel Funes de...

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08.12.2014

XXV Meeting of Iberoamerican Presidents of Employers’ Organisations

The Global Apprenticeships Network was presented last 5 December during the XXV Meeting of Iberoamerican Presidents of Employers’ Organisations that took...

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GAN Chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete López

COO at Telefónica S.A.



Skills for Business, Jobs for Youth

By José María Álvarez-Pallete López, COO at Telefónica S.A. 

“With 290 million young people around the world who are not in employment, not in education and not in training, youth feel they have no future. In contrast, 4 million vacancies remained unfilled in Europe alone in 2012.This situation is unacceptable and we need action to address the skills gap.”