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Using YouthMetre to help
build a case for advocacy
Employment
http://www.youthmetre.eu
There are 14 million
unemployed young
people in the EU
Inclusion through employability, Salto-Youth,
https://www.salto-you...
• I am 29, single – I
live in the Spain
• I am a professional in
the creative industry
• Finding regular
work to meet my
s...
My profile, problem
• Most opportunities are
close to the city centre
• I live outside
• Travel costs are high
• Accommoda...
My profile, problem
• I need to be
entrepreneurial
• I must be flexible
• I have to continue to
upgrade my skills
• I feel...
Entrepreneurial activity
% young people
wanting to set up a
business is
decreasing in Spain
I need more training
and suppo...
Very few
examples
of good
practices
The only one
I found for
my country
The only one
I found for
my country
The only one
I found for
my country
Sharing ideas:
thinking “outside
the box”
Training
materials not
available
Improving learning competences to
enhance employability of migrant youth
There are very few good
examples of training
Improving learning competences to
enhance employability of migrant youth
There are very few good
examples of training
Improving learning competences to
enhance employability of migrant youth
We need to have more
training opportunities in
ca...
my region has a low
Youth Development
score compared
with others
my region has a low
Youth Development
score compared
with others
There is very
high youth
unemployment
Few young people there want
to set up their own business
Many youngsters in Spain are
on temporary contracts
Young people want to set up their
own business but are not able to
From: TechEU (2015): http://tech.eu/features/6139/9-spanish-
entrepreneur-challenges/
Some other
sources of
information
From: Forbes (2014): http://tinyurl.com/zl65v2k
My policy manifesto:
what needs to be done?
• Make training courses available for all
young people
• Establish an Entrepre...
My Manifesto:
What needs to be done?
I need some help to find more information:
•Brainstorming my ideas with others
•Seein...
My Manifesto
This could be presented to policy makers
as:
•One-page document – pdf
•90 second video
•Infographic
•Blog
•A ...
Web: http://www.youthmetre.eu
News http://tinyurl.com/YouthMetre1
Email: eurogeomail@yahoo.co.uk
Twitter: @youthmetre
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YouthMetre: a case study of youth policy advocacy

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This presentation is an example of how the YouthMetre e-tool can be used for an advocacy campaign. It summarises the data available on http://www.youthmetre.eu/youthmetre.

YouthMetre: seeks to empowering young people to help improve the youth policies in local authorities, regions and countries in Europe. This presentation will be used as part of training element.

YouthMetre connects with young people and NGOs working with youth. It is a youth-based forward-looking project to engage and empower young people in affecting policy making.

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YouthMetre: a case study of youth policy advocacy

  1. 1. Using YouthMetre to help build a case for advocacy Employment http://www.youthmetre.eu
  2. 2. There are 14 million unemployed young people in the EU Inclusion through employability, Salto-Youth, https://www.salto-youth.net/downloads/4-17- 2316/InclusionThroughEmployability.pdf
  3. 3. • I am 29, single – I live in the Spain • I am a professional in the creative industry • Finding regular work to meet my skills is difficult My profile, my challenge
  4. 4. My profile, problem • Most opportunities are close to the city centre • I live outside • Travel costs are high • Accommodation in the city is hard to find (too expensive)
  5. 5. My profile, problem • I need to be entrepreneurial • I must be flexible • I have to continue to upgrade my skills • I feel alone without support
  6. 6. Entrepreneurial activity % young people wanting to set up a business is decreasing in Spain I need more training and support to help me with this big decline
  7. 7. Very few examples of good practices
  8. 8. The only one I found for my country
  9. 9. The only one I found for my country
  10. 10. The only one I found for my country
  11. 11. Sharing ideas: thinking “outside the box” Training materials not available
  12. 12. Improving learning competences to enhance employability of migrant youth There are very few good examples of training
  13. 13. Improving learning competences to enhance employability of migrant youth There are very few good examples of training
  14. 14. Improving learning competences to enhance employability of migrant youth We need to have more training opportunities in career development, entrepreneurship in my region There are very few good examples of training
  15. 15. my region has a low Youth Development score compared with others
  16. 16. my region has a low Youth Development score compared with others
  17. 17. There is very high youth unemployment
  18. 18. Few young people there want to set up their own business
  19. 19. Many youngsters in Spain are on temporary contracts
  20. 20. Young people want to set up their own business but are not able to
  21. 21. From: TechEU (2015): http://tech.eu/features/6139/9-spanish- entrepreneur-challenges/ Some other sources of information
  22. 22. From: Forbes (2014): http://tinyurl.com/zl65v2k
  23. 23. My policy manifesto: what needs to be done? • Make training courses available for all young people • Establish an Entrepreneurial Council • Make an incubator space for young people like me • Provide good advice online • Present local examples of success
  24. 24. My Manifesto: What needs to be done? I need some help to find more information: •Brainstorming my ideas with others •Seeing good practices •Talking to the success stories and advisors •Get tax help and financial support
  25. 25. My Manifesto This could be presented to policy makers as: •One-page document – pdf •90 second video •Infographic •Blog •A Story Map
  26. 26. Web: http://www.youthmetre.eu News http://tinyurl.com/YouthMetre1 Email: eurogeomail@yahoo.co.uk Twitter: @youthmetre

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