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EXCEPT held the final conference “Vulnerable Youth – Insights, Policy and Future Perspectives” On the 14th of March, 2018 in Brussels

EXCEPT held the final conference “Vulnerable Youth – Insights, Policy and Future Perspectives” On the 14th of March, 2018 in Brussels

14.03.2018
The final EXCEPT conference was a great success, with researchers, policy makers, representatives of civil society and youth attending and discussing new interventions for reducing exclusion in Europe. The event was opened by Kadri Sirg from Estonian Liaison Office for EU RTD and Kirsten Wilde from European Commission (REA). Marge Unt, EXCEPT coordinator also gave a welcome speech which recapped o...
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EXCEPT results presented at the International Labour Office Headquarters in Geneva

EXCEPT results presented at the International Labour Office Headquarters in Geneva

01.03.2018
On the 28th February 2018, the EXCEPT UK country team led by Olena Nizalova delivered an invited talk at the International Labour Office Headquarters in Geneva. The talk was chaired by Sukti Dasgupta, Chief of the ILO’s Employment and Labour Market Policies Branch. This talk summarised three of the EXCEPT project papers on the long-term consequences of early-career labor market shocks for he...
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New MA thesis based on EXCEPT defended in University of Turin

New MA thesis based on EXCEPT defended in University of Turin

27.02.2018
One of the Masters students working on the EXCEPT project, Alice Monticone successfully defended her thesis. Her work focused on well-being of NEETs and investigates the relationship between job market insecurity, NEET status and the use of their subjective resources such as their courage. Alice writes: “The job insecurity influences their working and social life: NEETs tend to postpone t...
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EU@WORK! SOCIAL GAME

EU@WORK! SOCIAL GAME

26.02.2018
EU@work is the latest social game from the DANDELION project. The online game was developed in collaboration with the H2020-IIRS EU-funded projects NEGOTIATE and EXCEPT, to test the knowledge and to increase awareness of EU Citizens around some of the employment challenges faced by young people.   Through a series of questions, the game will teach more about y...
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EXCEPT project was presented to young people in Umeå, Sweden

22.02.2018
The results from EXCEPT project were presented at a meeting with young people in Umeå. Both policy-relevant findings from research done by the EXCEPT team and the studies carried out by young people within their master theses project were discussed.
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EXCEPT presents its first youth blog!

EXCEPT presents its first youth blog!

20.02.2018
Patrick Cantellow is an 18-year-old social entrepreneur from Sittingbourne, Kent. Aged 15 he founded Swale Young People, an organisation that takes an innovative digital approach to youth empowerment. Patrick is also an Ambassador for a number of organisations across London and the South East, notably the NSPCC, CXK and Youth Employment UK. ​He is also one of the EXCEPT Youth Ambassadors...
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EXCEPT results introduced to the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Ukraine

EXCEPT results introduced to the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Ukraine

19.02.2018
On 13th February 2018, the Ukrainian and UK EXCEPT teams introduced the key project results to the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Ukraine. During the working meeting, the EXCEPT researchers, together with the Ministry’s representatives, including Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports of Ukraine, Oleksandr Yarema, and Deputy Head of Youth Policy Department, Olesia Kravchenko, discussed ongoin...
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EXCEPT meets CATCH-EyoU

EXCEPT meets CATCH-EyoU

14.02.2018
EXCEPT Coordinator Marge Unt introduced the EXCEPT project and presented a selection of its key findings to CATCH-EyoU consortia, stakeholders and youth. The presentation was held on the 12th February 2018 at the projects 6th consortium meeting held at the University of Tartu. CATCH-EyoU’s aims to identify the factors, located at different levels (psychological, developmental, macro socia...
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EXCEPT shares results at the European Commission SSM seminar on multidimensional poverty

EXCEPT shares results at the European Commission SSM seminar on multidimensional poverty

08.02.2018
The Social Situation Monitor (SSM) is the European Commission's observatory of employment and social conditions in Europe. The SSM team invites analysts, economists and social researchers to discuss the issue of measuring multidimensional poverty.    At the seminar, Magdalena Rokicka from Educational Research Institute and Dirk Hofäcker from University of Duisbur...
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EXCEPT results were introduced to Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy

EXCEPT results were introduced to Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy

30.01.2018
On January 10, 2018, the results of the EXCEPT project were presented at the Polish Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy. The meeting was attended, among others, by the representatives of the Department of Economic Analysis and Forecasts, the Labour Market Department, the Social Insurance Department, and the Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Disabled People. The coordinator of t...
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EXCEPT shares experience at the Data Forum in Barcelona

24.01.2018
EXCEPT Project Co-Coordinator Michael Gebel gave a talk on "Youth unemployment in Europe: Evidence from multilevel analyses using EU-LFS microdata" at the Data Forum on the Harmonization and Uses of European Microdata. This workshop was organised by the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED) Barcelona in collaboration with the Horizon-2020 project InGRID-2 and the Integrated Pub...
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Invitation to the final conference of EXCEPT Project

23.01.2018
EXCEPT project invites to participate in the final conference of the project held on 14th of March 2018 in Brussels. The seminar aims to advance the dialogue between policy makers, civil society and researchers to discuss new interventions for reducing exclusion in Europe. Exploring the youth stories and policy analysis, this seminar will involve policy and research experts from European a...
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The results of EXCEPT project introduced to representatives of Ministry of Social Affairs and Unemployment Insurance fund of Estonia

The results of EXCEPT project introduced to representatives of Ministry of Social Affairs and Unemployment Insurance fund of Estonia

18.01.2018
On 16th of January the EXCEPT team at Tallinn University invited representatives of the Ministry of Social Affairs as well as the Unemployment Insurance Fund to participate in a seminar to introduce the EXCEPT project findings. The invitation was well received and several high-level policy makers attended the event. The seminar started with the discussion of different methodologies developed to pr...
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EXCEPT researchers Jonas Voßemer, Michael Gebel, Olena Nizalova and Olga Nikolaieva published the article "The effect of an early-career involuntary job loss on later life health in Europe" in the journal Advances in Life Course Research

17.01.2018
Relying on detailed retrospective data from the third wave (2008/09) of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) the paper investigates whether an involuntary job loss in the first 10 years after labour market entry has lasting negative effects on health more than 30 years later. The results show that an early-career involuntary job loss due to a layoff or plant closure increa...
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EXCEPT at Social Sciences info day "SSH in International collaborations"

EXCEPT at Social Sciences info day "SSH in International collaborations"

16.01.2018
Marge Unt from Tallinn University participated in the expert panel at the Social Sciences info day "SSH in international collaborations" that took place on 19th of December in Tallinn, Estonia. She introduced the EXCEPT project and participated in discussions about the future of SSH in the next Framework Programme. The event brought together research managers from Estonian Rese...
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