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His Majesty the King of the Belgians reviews results of the Pact for Youth with more than 30 CEOs

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Equipping Youth for the Future of Work - Making Business-Education Partnerships the New Norm in Europe

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — Today, November 22, His Majesty the King of the Belgians will meet 30 CEOs in order to review the accomplishments of the European Pact for Youth, launched two years ago by His Majesty. 

During the meeting, the latest developments regarding business-education partnerships will be discussed, as well as VET/apprenticeships.The way forward with regard to how companies can further collaborate about the future of work, skills and employability of young people will also be debated.

The day after, on November 23, the CEOs will attend the First European Business-Education Summit during which the results of the Pact will be presented. This Summit is co-organised by the European Commission and CSR Europe.


CSR Europe ( is the leading European business network for Corporate Social Responsibility. Through its network of 48 corporate members and 42 National CSR organisations, it gathers over 10.000 companies, and acts as a platform for those businesses looking to enhance sustainable growth and positively contribute to society. In its mission to bring the sustainability agenda forward, CSR Europe goes beyond European borders and cooperates with CSR organisations in other regions across the world. CSR Europe builds on its Enterprise 2020 Initiative with the Sustainable Business Exchange which incubates multi-stakeholder initiatives that tackle the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Press contacts

CSR Europe
Davide Castro
Content Relationship Project Manager
T: +32 2 541 16 23

Royal Palace
Rafike Yilmaz,
Deputy Media and Communication Director
Cabinet of the King of the Belgians
T: +32 486 865 140