The largest annual conference on European environment policy, ‘Green Week’ (4-7 June), is approaching; it will offer opportunities for debate and exchanges of experience on the topic of air quality/pollution with representatives from the European Commission, NGOS, universities and scientific bodies. “Air quality - taking care of the air we breathe” is available to help journalists cover this topic. It highlights two of the sectors that play a key part in contamination – transport and agriculture – and illustrate the risks, as well as some solutions to reduce polluting emissions.
In Sweden, the unemployment rate among young people was 24% in 2010. However, even if young people tend to be more attracted by working in multinational firms, 99.8% of the enterprises in Sweden are SMEs. Umbilical Design is one of them. Cecilia Hertz is its founder and CEO. According to her, it’s usually people below 30 that come up with creative ideas and that ask the unexpected questions. That’s the reason why she involves them in most of her SME’s projects.
More video material available at: http://iservice-europa.eu/presscorner/youth/