Wherever you are, whatever language you speak, this is the one opportunity that you do not want to miss. Express yourself through one of the four essay topics. The deadline is June 2, 2017.

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Worldwide, youth are nearly two times more networked than the global population as a whole.
— United Nations

Reality check: Youth unemployment in the eurozone has been stuck between 19% to 25% for the past eight years. In Spain and Greece, it's north of 40%. For comparison, youth unemployment in the U.S. is just below 10%.

The bleak numbers underscore the uphill battle many young Europeans face in finding jobs that match their aspirations and education.

Legions of young people have grown frustrated. Many are still living at home, while others have left their families and moved to new countries in search of work.

Read more: CNN