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Youth Opportunities at EU level, 25 November 2016

The European Parliament is holding a joint meeting with the Cork Education and Training Board on Youth Opportunities at EU level hosted by Deirdre Clune MEP on 25 November at Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Register at or tel. 01 605 7900.


The EU is providing funds to increase opportunities for youth in training, employment, internships, apprenticeships and international placements.  Find out what's available, how to apply and who to contact.


10:30-11:00 Registration

11:00  Mr John Fitzgibbons, Director, Further Eudcation and Training, Cork ETB

11:10  Mr Hugh Geoghegan, Department of Education: Overview of supports available under the European Social Fund

11:25   Dr Kasey Shine: Operation of European Youth Guarantee in Ireland

11:40  Ms Geraldine Canning, Education and Training Board, Cork:  The Youthreach Programme

11:55  Ms Fionnuala Broughan, Léargas: Erasmus+:  How to benefit

12:10  Mr David Smith, Solas:  Developing Youth Opportunities

12:25  Questions & Answers

13:00  Event concludes


Presentations by speakers

Press Release: EU Budget deal: EP achieves best support for youth and growth initiatives
EP Committee on Culture and Education
European Social Fund