Ivo Belet

I am Ivo Belet, an MEP for Belgium since 2004. I began my career as a trainee and assistant at the European Parliament and the European Commission before becoming an Editor (at Concentra) and a journalist (at VRT). I’m currently the Vice-Coordinator of the EPP Group’s positions on all dossiers going through the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, but also work on emissions measurements in the automotive sector, following the VW scandal, and on EU relations with India.

Tackling youth unemployment at its root

The crisis has hit young people harder than anyone else: today more than 5 million Europeans under 25 are unemployed in the 28 countries of the European Union. Young people are not only faced with the difficulty of searching for a first job without previous working experience; they also have … Read more