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EXCEPT Seminar at the University of Catania

EXCEPT Seminar at the University of Catania

25.05.2017
Sonia Bertolini and Rosy Musumeci presented the main findings on youth autonomy from the qualitative study on Italy (WP3) during the invited Seminar “Transition paths to adulthood. Mechanisms of social exclusion for young people in Europe” at the University of Catania in Italy.
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Eve-Liis Roosmaa will open the discussion on youth employment with the President of European Parliament

Eve-Liis Roosmaa will open the discussion on youth employment with the President of European Parliament

24.05.2017
At the end of May, the President of the European Parliament, Antionio Tajani, will visit Estonia as part of the Estonian Presidency. During the visit a debate on „Future of Europe: Changing Times, Lasting Values“ is held in Tallinn University. One of the four issues to be discussed is „Youth employment: the power of innovation“ focussing on the journey from education to emp...
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EXCEPT goes to European parliament

EXCEPT goes to European parliament

22.05.2017
On 21 of June EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt and young social activist Kristina Mering will present the voice of youth and demonstrate the importance of evidence based decision-making for youth at European parliament. At the event “Evidence Matters EU” presenters from across the EU will each have the opportunity to speak for one minute about why evidence matters on issues rang...
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EXCEPT at international workshop in Granada

EXCEPT at international workshop in Granada

17.05.2017
On behalf of the Italian team, Valentina Goglio participated in the International workshop “Homeownership in transition”, held at the University of Granada (ES) and organized by the ENHR Working group on homeownership and globalization. Valentina presented the main findings on housing and economic autonomy from the qualitative study on Italy. The workshop was an interesting opportunity...
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Database of youth policies available on the EXCEPT projects’ web-site

06.05.2017
A database of youth policies and legislation on youth inclusion containing data on more than 150 macro indicators and information on national policies can now be accessed on the EXCEPT project’s web-site. The Database of Youth Policies and Legislation on Youth Inclusion has been prepared as a part of the activities under the EXCEPT Project. The database contains more than 150 macro indica...
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WP 12 on the website!

05.05.2017
The 12th issue of EXCEPT project’s working paper series which focuses on the question in how far unemployment and atypical employment impacts upon the socio-economic situation of youth within a five-year time span is now published on the project’s web-page. The report starts with two studies which aim to identify general trends across Europe centring on the questions of how far unem...
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WP 11 is out!

05.05.2017
  EXCEPT project’s 11th working paper, discussing the issue of how the experiences of unemployment and unstable employment affect the decision to move out of the parental home is now available to readers on project’s web page. The working paper includes results from studies from Italy, the UK, Poland, Estonia and Germany, all addressing the issue using longitudinal research ...
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Get to know the EXCEPT project via our first newsletter!

Get to know the EXCEPT project via our first newsletter!

03.05.2017
The central aim of EXCEPT project is to develop effective and innovative policy initiatives to help young people in Europe overcome labour market insecurities and related risks. The projects’ findings to date highlight the policies and strategies, which do make a difference. However, policies need to be developed in consultation with those for whom they are developed for. Therefore, an impor...
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EXCEPT project’s 2nd policy brief now available for readers

EXCEPT project’s 2nd policy brief now available for readers

02.05.2017
The second policy brief of EXCEPT Project, which is now available on our project web-page, puts emphasis on the findings concerning the effect of policies on the consequences of unemployment for youths’ well-being and health. The analysis conducted in the EXCEPT project has demonstrated how unemployment deteriorates health and wellbeing, especially happiness and life satisfaction, of yout...
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EXCEPT project results presented at a youth conference in Estonia

EXCEPT project results presented at a youth conference in Estonia

25.04.2017
On 25th of April EXCEPT project coordinator spoke at a youth conference about becoming an adult in Estonia in comparison to other European countries. The presentation stressed the different conseptualization of becoming an adult of today's Estonian youth who rather emphasize the importance of inner growth not the five key transition markers: school graduation, labour market entry, leaving pare...
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EXCEPT results presented in Taiwan

EXCEPT results presented in Taiwan

24.04.2017
At the ISA-RC55 2017 Mid-term Conference “The Future of Social Indicators: Regional Responses to Global Challenges” at the Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Michael Gebel held a presentation on "The transition from education to work and youths’ well-being. Evidence from German panel data.". He also acted as a session chair and ...
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EXCEPT and NEGOTIATE meet

EXCEPT and NEGOTIATE meet

05.04.2017
EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt visited Horizon2020 NEGOTIATE project (https://negotiate-research.eu/) meeting to discuss cooperation between the two sister projects. The meeting took place on 3-4 April 2017 in Girona. As the project is less than a year away from its end the meeting consisted of researchers presenting their findings on the negative effects of unemployment before finalizing th...
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Two EXCEPT papers presented at ISA RC28 conference in Cologne

Two EXCEPT papers presented at ISA RC28 conference in Cologne

03.04.2017
At the ISA RC28 Social Stratification and Mobility, Spring Meeting in Cologne, Germany two papers based on the research done in the frames of EXCEPT project were presented. Jonas Vossemer presented a joint paper with four other EXCEPT researchers (Michael Gebel, Olena Nizalova, Katerina Gousia, Olga Nikolaieva). The paper addresses the potential long-term health consequences of an early-...
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EXCEPT project findings presented at a youth conference

EXCEPT project findings presented at a youth conference

09.03.2017
A youth conference „Youth in the crossroads of cultures“, organized by two local county governments in central Estonia was held in the beginning of March. The central issue of the conference was identity and culture. In the frames of the conference, Eve-Liis Roosmaa and Marge Unt introduced the results from EXCEPT Project to an audience consisting of youth, educators and local politici...
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Youth voice attracts attention in public TV

09.03.2017
EXCEPT project researcher Margarita Kazjulja was invited to comment on the experiences of youth in the morning show of public TV channel of Estonian National Television. The interest in the work done in EXCEPT project was due to an article published earlier in the blog of Statistics Estonia which adressed the issues of youth entering the labour market. The interview centered on the need for youth ...
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