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  • 03/09/2014
    Lessons for tomorrow’s campaigners
    Young trade union leaders present at the recent EFFAT-ETUI training in Helsingør, Denmark, were privileged to hear first-hand the campaign strategies of expert Alexander Grandt Petersen, the 24-year-old President of Denmark’s Social Democratic Youth (DSU), the largest political youth organisation...
  • 18/07/2014
    Parliament’s youth resolution is a step, not a solution
    The European Parliament has sent a welcome, yet smokeless signal on Thursday 17 July by adopting a resolution on Youth Employment during its last session before the summer break. The six sectoral European trade union federations (ETUFs), uniting over 30 million workers and organisers through the “...
  • 10/07/2014
    Youth Guarantee fails to fulfil its promises
    The six European trade union federations (ETUFs) and their combined membership of 30 million workers who are powering the campaign “Enough of their crisis – back to our future”, are deeply concerned that the Italian Government, which has just this month commenced its Presidency of the EU, has...
  • 05/06/2014
    Invitation to ETUI Education / EFFAT course
    The Education Department of the European Trade Union Institute will organise a joint course with the EFFAT “Equipping young trade union leaders to cope with European challenges” which will be held from 03 to 05 September 2014 in Helsingør, Denmark. AimsTo explain EFFAT priorities and its role...
  • 28/05/2014
    European elections show youth dissatisfaction
    The 2014 European Parliament election results send a clear message that European citizens – including precarious young workers and jobseekers – feel that European decision-makers have not done enough to address unemployment and guarantee the participation of young people in the European labour...
  • 04/04/2014
    Youths lead the 50,000 strong European trade union demonstration to reclaim their future
    On Friday 4 April 2014, representatives of six European trade union federations (ETUFs), together with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) youth delegation, led 50,000 demonstrators through Brussels to demand a new path for Europe that includes a secure future for young people in the...

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EFFAT is the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions. As a European Trade Union Federation representing 120 national trade unions from 35 European countries, EFFAT defends the interests of more than 22 million workers towards the European Institutions, European employers’ associations and transnational companies. EFFAT is a member of the ETUC and the European regional organisation of the IUF.