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  • JA Europe and The Alliance for Youth are working together to teach young people the soft skills so hard to find by CEOs

    24 May 2018

    In recent years, numerous surveys about the future of work have been trying to identify key skills for tomorrow’s jobs. There is a clear consensus on the fact that industry leaders were unsure if they could actually find these skills even though they conceded that it is precisely these skills that are critical to tomorrow’s business success. A vast majority of CEOs say that even today they struggle to find recruits with the levels of creativity and skills in innovation their businesses need.

  • SCI-TECH Challenge - Young Europeans make the supply chains more sustainable

    17 May 2018

    •    The 9th European final of the Sci-Tech Challenge, organised by JA Europe and ExxonMobil, took place on 17 May 2018 in Brussels. This year’s theme was logistics, more specifically building a European supply chain taking into account the environmental impact.
    •    Among the five teams (international teams from Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands and Romania), the winning team was identified during an award ceremony held at the Solvay Library in Brussels.
    •    The team developed a highly-innovative approach to transportation networks for supplying food, clothing and furniture by using renewable energy such as hybrid trains and trucks using biofuels; solar panel and wind turbines.

  • Bioo, a Spanish start-up, wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award 2018

    17 May 2018

    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are delighted to announce that Bioo, a Spanish start-up, is the winner of the sixth AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award. Bioo created a unique tool to generate electricity from plants in a sustainable way. With this technology, the start-up develops a range of applications, such as phone chargers or WiFi connection terminals.

  • Special invitation – Join the JA Global Youth Forum in Mexico this Summer!

    20 April 2018

    Thanks to JA Americas, Delta Airlines and JA Worldwide, JA Europe is delighted to offer a free pass* to 10 students from Europe to the JA Global Youth Forum in Mexico, 8th-13th July 2018.

  • Leaders-for-a-Day celebrates the Entrepreneurial Attitude of JA Alumni

    16 April 2018

    What would happen if we put an eighteen-year-old in the shoes of a CEO from a major multinational? JA Europe did just that, in a work readiness awareness raising initiative called Leaders-for-a-day on April 16. JA Alum from all corners of Europe got the chance to shadow top executives from the private and public sectors.

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