Laureate Summit on Youth & Jobs in Europe
The Laureate Summit on Youth & Jobs in Europe at Universidad Europea in 2013
President Clinton noted that the keys to creating jobs are to instill a spirit of innovation and restore hope to the current generation of jobless European youth.
Doug Becker interviews President Bill Clinton at the 2013 Youth and Jobs Summit
The Laureate Summit on Youth & Productivity in Mexico
Co-convened with The Aspen Institute Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the meeting was attended by the Mexican minsters of economy and public education.
Panel: New Higher Education Models to Foster Productivity
Committed to strong student outcomes, Laureate actively engages with businesses, governments and universities to address issues that are critical to the continued improvement of the workforce in countries with Laureate network institutions. Our network has convened summits with thought leaders, ministers, students and scholars to spur action on youth related issues.
The Summit on Youth & Jobs in Europe In 2013 Laureate International Universities and Universidad Europea (UE) in Madrid brought together extraordinary leaders from across Europe to confront the serious challenge of youth unemployment. President Bill Clinton and King (then Prince) Felipe VI of Spain spoke about the challenges surrounding the issue and commended the attendees and panelists for their commitment to creating incentives for job creation in the region.
Universidad Europea held the second edition of the event in 2014, which expanded on the solutions proposed at the inaugural event. Laureate institutions in Portugal and Cyprus also held events in 2014, focusing on strengthening youth employment in those countries.
The Summit on Youth & Productivity in Mexico
This 2015 summit was organized at a critical time for Mexico — the nation’s Congress has passed 11 structural reforms during the past two years with the aim of improving productivity and global competitiveness. Convened by Laureate, the Aspen Institute Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank, the meeting was attended by the Mexican minsters of economy and public education, along with more than four hundred leaders of top multinational companies.
The Summit on Youth & Jobs In Peru
In 2016, Laureate International Universities and Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank and the International Finance Corporation, will host a solution-focused gathering that will seek to address the educational issues, policy environment and business challenges surrounding young people’s ability to be drivers of economic growth in Peru. Former United States Secretary of State, Condolezza Rice and former President of Mexico, Ernesto Zedillo, business executives, government officials and academics, will convene to discuss the steps that need to be taken to equip Peruvian youth with quality education and the knowledge and skills to foster entrepreneurship and social mobility.
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