If Erasmus disappears, the EU will pay the price
Changes in the EU’s 2013 budget have led to a shortfall for the lifelong-learning programme, Erasmus.
Appeared in print on 22.11.2012
It is widely acknowledged among public bodies and in society at large that the current crisis is fostering a lost generation of citizens with severely limited prospects (“Give young people the skills to work”, 15-21 November). What the European institutions do not seem to realise is that economic policy decisions also risk producing an entire generation chronically disengaged from the European dream.