From 24th until 27th of May 2021, World Youth Alliance Spain successfully hosted the Bringing Youth Back to Work, an Erasmus+ granted project gathering 20 young people from 7 countries: Croatia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Belgium, Austria and Spain. The participants met in Pamplona to discuss the problem of youth unemployment with decision makers and university professors.
During their stay in Pamplona, young people agreed that the problem of unemployment is a major issue not just in Spain, but in all of the European countries involved in the project. In their time of stay, participants discussed the topic of unemployment from different positions. Some of the topics covered were unemployment during the coronavirus crisis and how to combine family with work. Also, each country involved prepared a presentation about the biggest unemployment issues in their country. On the last day, to address the issue of unemployment even more, young people compiled a Policy Proposal with 6 demands:
Through this project young people involved did not just contribute to the ‘’fight’’ against the unemployment of youth, they also developed different skills that will make them competitive in the labour market.