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Youth guarantee scheme

Country of implementation
Slovenia
General short description of the innovation
The Youth Guarantee is a new approach to tackling youth unemployment which ensures that all young people under 29 ? whether registered with employment services or not ? get a good-quality, concrete offer within 4 months of them leaving formal education or becoming unemployed. In the first year, there are 74 million EUR to target 63.000 young people ? seekers of first employment; in 2015, there are 83 million EUR for over 63.000 young people. For specific reasons, Slovenia extended the age limit (25 in EU) to 29.
Target group
Youth
Policy Field
  • employment
  • equal opportunities
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
from 2014
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: temporary
  • Budgets: 157 mio ? in two years
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: 63.000 young in each year
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The Youth Guarantee is a new approach to tackling youth unemployment which ensures that all young people under 29 ? whether registered with employment services or not ? get a good-quality, concrete offer within 4 months of them leaving formal education or becoming unemployed. In the first year, there are 74 million EUR to target 63.000 young people ? seekers of first employment; in 2015, there are 83 million EUR for over 63.000 young people. For specific reasons, Slovenia extended the age limit (25 in EU) to 29.
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
distinctly
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
unknown
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • encompassing security
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • benefit eligibility (young under 29)
  • job guidance, coaching and/or counselling
  • learning workplaces
  • regulations of the labour market
  • subsidies/tax-credits
  • wages
Intended target group
young under 30
Working age population
  • main source of income: paid work
Employers-private institutional actors
all employers
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • beneficiaries/users (young under 30)
  • central state
  • employers (organised or individual)
Intended output
  • job guidance, coaching and counselling
  • learning workplaces
  • regulation of the labour market (increaxe in overall employment rate, and specifically young, under 30 )
  • subsidies/tax-credits (for employers)
  • wages (low income)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
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Intended and unintended outcomes
One third of cohort 20-29
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
Inclusion of young ageing 20-29 will not have any significant impact on the labour market.
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