In Italy, young graduates struggle to find a job

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Entrance of the University of Palermo in Italy.

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By: Cécile Debarge

4 min

The Covid-19 has not helped young graduates who accumulate experience and training without ever managing to land a real job.

In this area, Italy is the European red lantern.

These young people are called NEETs (or “Not in education, employment or training”).

In Sicily, one in five young people is affected.

But a Save the Children study estimates that it could affect more than one in three young people by the end of the year.


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from Tuesday March 16, 2021.


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