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Thursday, 13 July 2017

New youth unemployment program in the works?

New youth unemployment program in the works? Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr discussed Egypt’s new youth employment program with representatives from the International Labor Organization, the World Bank, the African Development Bank, USAID, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, according to a ministry statement (pdf). The program aims to provide 1 mn young citizens with employment opportunities over the next three years. The opportunities will be divided among the major economic sectors, entrepreneurship, and sustainable businesses in low-income areas.

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