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INNOVATION IN SOCIETY
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Microsoft 4Afrika: turning ideas into economic opportunity
The best hope for economic recovery in any part of the world largely lies with well prepared and skilled young people, and dynamic and thriving small...
An Investment in the Future: Empowering Bulgarian Youth
Like many young people across Europe, Bulgarian youth are also struggling to find their best opportunities. A survey last year by the National...
Europe’s economic prosperity will not happen without youth
Young, high-potential & yet lacking the employable skills that open the door to our labour market? Sharpening the lens on a critical European...
Youth, the key to Europe’s future
14 million European young people are not in employment, education or training, and at the same time thousands of jobs remain unfilled.
Can we shape the future?
Last week, the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion presented the Youth Employment Package, a key component of the...
We need public-private partnerships to secure Europe’s digital future
Digital skills are in short supply at a time when Europe needs them most. According to European Commission estimates, Europe faces a shortfall of...
Tackling the white elephant of youth unemployment
When looking at the current state of the European economy, it is hard to ignore the struggles of one group in particular – today’s youth....
Employment Forum 2012: Creating Jobs for Growth
Microsoft is happy to sponsor this year’s European Employment Forum 2012, which will take place in Brussels on the 27th & 28th of...
Event: European Employment Forum, Brussels, 22-23 November
The European Employment Forum 2011 is taking place in Brussels on the 22nd & 23rd of November in the frame of the Employment Week and is...
European employability: meet the individuals who make a difference
As part of Employment Week, Microsoft acted as main sponsors providing leadership to a series of events and awards where one of the highlights was the...
“Getting the elephant out of the room!" European Employability Alliance calls for a more inclusive workforce
“This is not a niche group!”, “ Let’s not still be having the same discussion in 20 years!”, “Let’s get the...
Getting Europe online
Get Online Week starts today across Europe, running from the 28th February – 5th March 2011. As the name suggests, the awareness week aims to...
Re-skilling the Portuguese workforce for job mobility
At the end of 2009, you may have seen news of a pilot project on Microsoft.eu that aimed to help remove barriers to job mobility. CITEVE for...
A Financial Times column: e-Skills make it into the boardroom
Have a look at Ade McCormack’s recent Financial Times column, which highlights the importance of e-skills to our future, the role of management...
Video: Extracts from debate on ‘Investing in the skills Europe needs for an Innovation Society?’
This video captures snapshots of the thoughts, recommendations and commentary that were sparked during the November 30th dinner debate around 'Skills...
Report: eSkills are needed to drive European innovation
In the coming five years, only 10% of jobs will be left for those who have no ICT skills, a figure that is especially significant at a time of rising...
CITEVE for unemployed people
CITEVE and Microsoft join hands to support Portugals textile industry workers by providing them with IT training to update their skills and re-enter...
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