Laureate International Universities Presents an Employment Summit Featuring President Bill Clinton

Youth and Jobs in Europe, may 21, 2013. 9-17:30 cest

About the Event

On May 21, 2013, Laureate International Universities and Universidad Europea (UE) in Madrid brought together more than 200 leaders from across Europe to confront the serious challenge of youth unemployment in the region.

The summit included three panel discussions as well as a dialogue with President Bill Clinton, who noted that the keys to creating jobs are to instill a spirit of innovation and to restore hope to the current generation of jobless European youth. His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias commended the attendees and panelists for their commitment to creating incentives for job creation in the region.

Participants

President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States and Honorary Chancellor, Laureate International Universities

Mr. Douglas Becker

Mr. Douglas Becker
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Laureate Education, Inc.

Mr. Jonas Prising

Mr. Jonas Prising, Moderator
President, ManpowerGroup

Dr. Matthias Afting

Dr. Matthias Afting
Executive Vice President and Head of Global Human Resources and Organization, Vorwerk & Co. KG

Mr. Jesus Galindo

Mr. Jesus Galindo
Public Sector Director, Cisco Systems Spain

Mr. Ali Pandir

Mr. Ali Pandir
Fiat/Chrysler Turkey Country Head

Mr. Luís Palha da Silva

Mr. Luís Palha da Silva
Deputy CEO, Galp Energia

Mr. Alejandro Pociña, President and CEO, AF Steelcase S.A.

Mr. Alejandro Pociña
President and CEO, AF Steelcase S.A.

Agueda Benito Capa

Ms. Águeda Benito Capa, Moderator
Rector, Universidad Europea de Madrid

Ms. Svava Bjarnason

Ms. Svava Bjarnason
Principal Education Specialist, E4E Initiative for Arab Youth IFC – World Bank Group, EMENA Region

Mr. Enrique V. Iglesias

Mr. Enrique V. Iglesias
Secretary-General of the Ibero-American Secretariat

Mr. Joaqu�n Moya-Angeler

Mr. Joaquín Moya-Angeler
Chairman of the Association of the Spanish Universities Governing Bodies

Mr. Rafael Otero

Mr. Rafael Otero
President of the Student Council, Universidad Europea de Madrid

Mr. John de Zulueta

Mr. John de Zulueta
President of Universidad Europea Advisory Board

Mr. Rifat Saricaoğlu

Mr. Rifat Saricaoğlu, Moderator
Chairman, Board of Trustees, Istanbul Bilgi University

Montserrat Gomendio Kindelan

Ms. Montserrat Gomendio Kindelan
Secretary of State for Education, Vocational Training and Universities, Spain

The Honorable Kyriakos Kenevezos

The Honorable Kyriakos Kenevezos
Minister of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus

Ms. Giovanna Melandri

Ms. Giovanna Melandri
Former Italian Minister for Youth and Sports, Current President of MAXXI-National Museum of the 21st Century Arts of Rome

The Honorable Ruairi Quinn

The Honorable Ruairí Quinn, T.D.
Minister for Education and Skills, Ireland

The Honorable Ursula von der Leyen

The Honorable Ursula von der Leyen
Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Germany