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URBACT Conference - More Jobs - Better Cities

Across Europe almost one in ten of the active population is unemployed - 23 million people are without a job. At the same time employers continue to report recruitment difficulties and a shortage of talent in the labour market. More jobs are needed (almost 18 million by 2020, if EU2020 targets are to be met) and URBACT believes that cities have an important role to play in supporting and growing new jobs, which lead to economic growth and resilience, and addressing this mismatch.

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