Nowadays, climate change is one of the biggest problems the world must face. What was considered as an incremental issue two decades ago, is already starting to show its numerous negative effects both on nature and on society. The question remains if we will be able to stop it in time and what the consequences will be for Europe if we don’t.
The terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015 and the terror in many parts of the world today (e.g. IS and Boko Haram) demonstrate that our world leaders have to take inconvinient, but necessary choices.
Youth unemployment is also an issue in Switzerland. Young people have difficulties finding an apprenticeship with a company because the offer is too small. Having a binary educational system, the Swiss government is in the urgent need to act.
Italy is loosing its youth. Confronted by low salaries and uncompetitive career options, young professionals are looking for jobs in other European countries. Time to reform our labour market, says Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Does this really come in time or is Italy facing a severe “brain drain”?
Austria has the lowest unemployment rate in the EU. Happy about it? Definitely no, says Karl Maximilian in this article. He shows why his country is still struggling to make its labour market attractive.