JA-YE Europe held its 2006 European Trade Fair from 23 to 25 March in Zagreb, Croatia. The event brought together 500 young entrepreneurs from 22 European countries, representing 70 student companies. The event was an opportunity for JA-YE secondary school student companies to show off their innovative ideas, to sell their products and services in a public setting and share their entrepreneurial spirit.
Educating young people about entrepreneurship will undoubtedly produce successful leaders who will shape the future of the Europe. In order to reach the ambitious goals of 10 million jobs by 2010, set up by the European Council on March 23rd we need grassroots initiatives and decisive action to develop entrepreneurial mindsets among young people. We need more people who are willing to put ideas into practice, who dare to take risks, be innovative and to go on where others might stop: entrepreneurs!
“Young people are our greatest asset. No country can afford the waste of talent and energy which youth unemployment represents. That is the reason why sometimes the best solution is not to become job seekers. You need to become job creators!”, said Ms Doris Pack, Member of the European Parliament.
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