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Brussels Visit For NI Junior MInisters On Key Youth Matters

Junior NI Assembly Ministers Jonathan Bell and Jennifer McCann are in Brussels for a series of meetings with a focus on internet safety and youth unemployment. They met the European Commission advisor for the Commissioner for the Digital Agenda to discuss child internet safety and raising awareness of cyber bullying. Junior…

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Youth Unemployment Scourge Challenged by Councillor Willie Clarke

NEWCASTLE  Sinn Féin Councillor Willie Clarke has said that more needs to be done to reduce youth unemployment in Down. Councillor Clarke said: “Down District Council needs to show  we are serious about tackling the scourge of unemployment. Other councils have introduced schemes to  provide quality training and work experience. “These include…

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BOOST for Youth Unemployed in Rural Areas

RURAL Development Minister Michelle O’Neill today (13 August) launched a new support package to help address youth unemployment in rural areas. The CD Rom, ‘Get that Job Toolkit’, provides unemployed 16-24 year olds with a complete package of resources, support and guidance to ensure they have the skills and attitude…

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