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Driving Digital Jobs in Europe’ is an invitation only event hosted by Microsoft, June 18th, 2013 in Dublin. The event will bring together a group of 60 youth ambassadors from countries hardest hit by youth unemployment in Europe for a focused workshop looking at a number of challenges under the title ‘Driving Digital Jobs in Europe’.
The event will feed into the work of the EU Digital Agenda Assembly (DAA) and the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs – which are leading EU initiatives that aim to address the ICT skills gap and the projected shortfall of 900,000 ICT professionals in Europe by 2015.
The workshop will seek to build a number of "proposals" that will be brought to the DAA. The workshop will explore a number of challenges facing young people, and build some considered innovative responses, from youth in Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain on themes that include Web Entrepreneurship, Skills Matching, Apprenticeships/Internships and Girls and STEM. Follow and join the Facebook event here for more information about the event, the agenda and the workshops! We have asked Four Digital Champions to share their recommendations with the Outside world! Watch them HERE and VOTE by LIKE-ing the ones you think can contribute the MOST to investing in our Future & give YOUNG PEOPLE the opportunities they deserve. Multiple VOTES are OK too…
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