Greek president warns of Europe’s ‘lost generation’

Greek President Karolos Papoulias on Friday warned of the risks of a “lost generation” due to unemployment in Europe, which is being dealt with in too “relaxed and ineffective” a manner.

Papoulias was speaking at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin at an event marking the 10th anniversary since the establishment of the Bellevue Program for professional training.

“With the challenges we face today, in many countries of Europe – unemployment, anemic growth and regional inequalities – we are at risk of losing a generation,” Papoulias said in his address.

“The relaxed and ineffectual approach to these challenges creates a new wave of euroskepticism.”

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