On the one hand, it includes the promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity, the preservation of cultural heritage and cultural exchanges in Europe. On the other hand, it focuses on education and employment policies of the EU, especially for young people.
EU Youth StrategyYoung people are increasingly facing difficulties in the fields of education, employment, social integration and health, which are combined with financial, housing and transport problems.
Therefore, ambitious targets have been set in the EU 2020 Strategy, as well as in the education priorities under the EU Youth Strategy. The improvement of education systems, the recognition and support of non-formal education, and the promotion of youth entrepreneurship are prioritized within the fields of education and employment.
In addition, the transition from education to work must be coordinated, and the skills that are offered by training courses
should be adapted to the required skills by the labour market in order to guarantee the labour market entry.
The participation in the society, and the combat against poverty and social exclusion are additional measures, which are handled by the above mentioned strategies.