Today’s youth – what will the future look like in the labor market?

03.09.21 | Event
shareable: unga och arbetsmarknad
Friday 3 September, 13:15 to 14:45 in Gróska and via live stream


01:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Nordens hus


Nordjobb, in collaboration with the Nordic Association and the Nordic House in Iceland, will host a seminar as part of Fundur fólksins, where we will discuss youth employment issues. The seminar will take place from 13:15 to 14:45 on 3 september in Gróska. A diverse assembly of interest groups will join the seminar to discuss youth and student employment issues and the Nordic labour market. The event will also be streamed live via Facebook. 


  • Ásmundur Einar Daðason, Minister of Social affairs and Children, will open the seminar 
  • Morten Fabricius Meyer, program director Nordisk Jobløsning at FNF 
  • Sigmar Vilhjálmsson, entrepreneur 
  • Jónína Ólafsdóttir Kárdal, chair of Félag náms- og starfsráðgjafa  
  • Gundega Jaunlinina, Alþýðusamband Íslands 
  • Derek T. Allen, president of LÍS Landssamtök íslenskra stúdenta 
  • Árni Grétar Finnsson, Samtök atvinnulífsins  
  • Hannes Björn Hafsteinsson, Nordjobb 

Youth employment issues will be discussed from various perspectives in this seminar. Nordjobb is a Nordic labour market project that was founded in 1985. The purpose of Nordjobb is to increase youth mobility in the Nordic labour market by providing young people aged 18 to 30 with job opportunities, information, knowledge and guidance. 

The event is a part of the Fundur fólksins democracy festival, which will be held in Reykjavik on 3 and 4 September. 

Live stream