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New Brussels minister-president to create 4,000 jobs

11:44 21/05/2013

Newly appointed Brussels minister-president Rudi Vervoort plans 30 “concrete and immediate measures” to create 4,000 jobs in the Brussels Region, Le Soir and De Standaard report today. His priority is to put young people in the capital to work, when one in three is currently unemployed. The Brussels executive has set aside €10 million to finance these measures, writes Le Soir. Vervoort calls for the creation of 4,350 internships and vocational training posts this year, at a cost of €3.43 million. He also wants to strengthen language learning. A total of €900,000 has been cleared to create an online learning platform and reinforce the ‘language cheques’ initiative. 

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Comments

leonard.schrank

Great idea. First priority. Clean up all the disgusting graffiti, starting with the Gare du Midi environs. Brussels is the capital of Europe. Let's show some pride in our city.

May 21, 2013 23:12
Anonymous

Please do not forget the middle age and older generation who would also like to have work in their qualified profession so they can also qualify for a pension.

Jul 31, 2013 12:17