Bilbao Youth Employment Forum 2014 (BYEF) is an initiative of the Novia Salcedo Foundation that, based on a reflection-action approach, seeks to generate shared knowledge and provide a solution to youth employment issues. Numerous experts from various fields are expected to participate and present their views on this issue by means of a number of events and workshops.

Addressed to:

International employment organisations, European, national, regional and local administrations involved in employment and youth policies, public employment services, representatives of youth organisations, universities, educational sector, enterprises and business organisations, trade unions and civil society. Anyone who can provide knowledge and solutions regarding employment for the future.

Specific goals:

Identify critical success factors and obstacles of the experiences that are submitted in order to learn what works and why and what does not work and why.
Offer an open space for dialogue and participation where the main stakeholders can generate new knowledge and seek feasible solutions to youth employment.
Promote awareness among civil society at an international level to encourage the UN to declare 2019- -2028 the “Youth Employment Decade”, and include youth employment as a priority on the United Nations Human Development Agenda and Post 2015 Goals.

Date and place:

Last Byef was On 24 and 25 November 2014 at the Bizkaia Aretoa of the University of the Basque Country, in Bilbao. (Link)

Program Byef 2014


Bizkaia Aretoa