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EPP Conference in Athens to Present Employment Plan for Young People
06 02 2019The European People's Party (EPP) will meet in Athens on February 7 and 8 to discuss young people's unemployment and how to create more opportunities for work, it said in a statement on Tuesday. The European Parliament group said in a statement its goal was to create 5 million new openings in the near future. EPP Group head Manfred Weber will introduce the plan for this project, which will be based on European innovation, ambitious trade agreements, investments in infrastructure and a strong social economy in the market, it said. The conference will be opened jointly by Weber, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Pablo Casado, head of Spain's People's Party, and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani. Speakers will include EPP members and specialists from Greece and abroad, addressing economic revival in South Europe.