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Recovery plan for growth & jobs

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In the current context of rising unemployment and sluggish growth prospects, the PES is calling for the continuation of recovery policies. Only if we manage to tackle unemployment and generate growth, will we be able to achieve fiscal consolidation. This is why we oppose to the conservatives’ exit strategy, and propose instead an entry strategy into the labour market.

Recovery must also be linked to a long term strategy for Europe. We need to come out of the crisis stronger than we entered it. The PES calls notably for public investment programmes to be developed.

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What we are fighting for
Read the PES Common Manifesto for the European Elections 2014

Our Campaigns


In some countries as many as one young person out of two cannot find a job. We are calling for a European Youth Guarantee as a way to tackle youth unemployment.



Campaign info

5.7 million young people are currently unemployed in Europe and an additional 1.5 million are forced into precarious jobs. In some countries as many as one young person out of two cannot find a job.

The campaign “Your future is my future – a European Youth Guarantee now” is calling for a European Youth Guarantee as a way to tackle youth unemployment.

Campaign Material

  • Toolkit (EN)
  • PES guide on youth guarantee (EN)
  • PES appeal for a European Youth Guarantee (EN), (FR)
  • PES report: Combating Youth Unemployment (EN), (FR), (ES)
  • Factsheet on Youth Unemployment among Women (EN)
  • Campaign flyer (EN), (FR), (DE), (ES), (NL), (PT), (HU)

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