For this activity, 2 external researchers were hired and their work responsibilities was divided into two phases: first, the preparation of a basic study and the second, making recommendations for adopting policies for youth employment.

The following topics are included in the study:

  • Contextualization: building the identity of young people in a complex society, youth and social cohesion;
  • Terminological delineations: youth employment, youth participation, youth inclusion, sustainable employability, social-emotional decision-making, local development;
  • Policies for youth employment and good practices in international and European documents;
  • Strategic documents for young people and previous research on the topic in Macedonia;
  • Concluding observations.

The three sets of recommendations for youth employment include a total of 21 recommendations on the following topics:

  1. General recommendations for youth employment in Macedonia;
  2. Youth employment and local development in Macedonia;
  3. Youth employment for socio-economic inclusion of young people in Macedonia.