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URBACT Info Day Spain 
25th November 2014, Madrid 
“The youth and Jobs Challenge”
The Youth and Jobs challenge: City headlines 
URBACT programme Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 2 
• Fewer jobs 
 The Crisi...
How cities are using URBACT to respond 
PREVENT 
(Nantes) 
MG@W 
(Rotterdam) 
Jobtown 
(Cesena) 
Title of presentation I F...
Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 4
Distilling key messages…URBACT 
workstreams 
• Need for supply side 
innovation & risk taking 
• Value of having young 
pe...
Through URBACT, cities are addressing the 
youth/jobs issue through… 
› Having resources and space to innovate 
› Learning...
Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 7
contact@urbact.eu 
www.urbact.eu
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URBACT InfoDays Spain, Madrid 25 Nov 2014, presentation by Eddy Adams

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URBACT InfoDays Spain, Madrid 25 Nov 2014, presentation by Eddy Adams

  1. 1. URBACT Info Day Spain 25th November 2014, Madrid “The youth and Jobs Challenge”
  2. 2. The Youth and Jobs challenge: City headlines URBACT programme Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 2 • Fewer jobs  The Crisis  Globalisation  Automation/ICT • Skills mismatch • Talent/brain drain • Demographic squeeze • Labour market regulations
  3. 3. How cities are using URBACT to respond PREVENT (Nantes) MG@W (Rotterdam) Jobtown (Cesena) Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 3
  4. 4. Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 4
  5. 5. Distilling key messages…URBACT workstreams • Need for supply side innovation & risk taking • Value of having young people involved in decision-making • Importance of better market intelligence • Placing employers at the centre of city plans Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 5
  6. 6. Through URBACT, cities are addressing the youth/jobs issue through… › Having resources and space to innovate › Learning by doing – peer to peer collaboration › Seeing is believing (access to good practice examples) › Building stakeholder capacity (through USU, NTS etc) Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 6
  7. 7. Title of presentation I Friday 28 November 2014 I Page 7
  8. 8. contact@urbact.eu www.urbact.eu

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