Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council: Adoption of resolution on socio-economic development and inclusiveness in the EU through education
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Europe finds itself confronted with multiple and simultaneous societal challenges. Disparities between and within Member States continue to increase, resulting in long-term imbalances. In many countries youth unemployment remains alarmingly high and levels of educational attainment insufficient. The current refugee crisis poses considerable challenges to our societies and our education systems. It is our common duty to create an environment in which everyone’s talents thrive, regardless of background or origin. At the same time our societies face threats from increasing radicalisation, leading in some cases to violence and terrorism. This places additional emphasis on the important roles education and training play when it comes to promoting inclusiveness, active citizenship and common fundamental values, as set out in the Paris Declaration of March 2015.