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60 young debaters from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the Balkans met in Malta to debate a sustainable 2030 future

The overall objective of the Young Mediterranean voices programme is to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue to contribute to public policy “It is our duty to build the next generation of Euro-Mediterranean dialogue leaders to transform debate into action for a sustainable future. This was stated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo …

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Preparing youth in the UAE for the Future of Work

Initiative from the World Bank, AWS and AGFE trains students on cloud technology and soft skills The World Bank, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), hosted the Skills for The Future Initiative (SFI) at Zayed University in Dubai on June 19th and 20th. The program introduced the next generation of …

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Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educators

On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement. Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber. The renewal of …

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Youth, happiness, space and cryptocurrencies: Main topics on the agenda of Dubai’s World Government Summit

By- Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA Officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced the key themes that will be discussed at the World Government Summit (WGS) in Dubai next month. The sixth edition of the WGS is scheduled to take place on February 11-13. It will include 4,000 attendees from 140 countries, according to a press release sent to the …

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North Africa set to adopt five-year plan to boost youth employment: ILO

The United Nations labour agency has warned that countries in North Africa need to adopt a broader, more concerted response to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment, with the youth unemployment rate now standing at 28.8 percent, twice the global average. “Arguably, the single biggest global development challenge in the decades to come will be the need to integrate hundreds …

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Silatech Signs New Agreements to Support Arab Youth

Her Highness chairs the first meeting of the new Board of Trustees chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Her Highness “Our commitment to youth continues to help them achieve their aspirations as we tackle the challenge of unemployment through innovative and effective solutions.” Doha, Qatar – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of Silatech, chaired …

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TAG-Org and Ministry of Youth Sign an MOU for Youth Capacity Building and Employment

Amman – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), and Minister of Youth HE Mr. Rami Wreikat, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Capacity Building and preparation for youth employment. The agreement comes in the context of enabling youth and building their capabilities for employment opportunities. The two parties agreed to form joint-working teams to explore …

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Alaquil: “The true investment is to invest in our youth”

CPC diamond sponsor for Arab Economic Forum Construction Products Holding Company (CPC) participated in the 23rd edition of the Arab Economic Forum (AEF) as a diamond sponsor. The forum was held on the 05th of May 2015 in Beirut at the Phoenicia Hotel under the title of “The Saeed Khory Story” and inaugurated by HE the Lebanese Prime Minister Mr. …

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Vodafone partners with bedaya to support Qatari youth

In the framework of its commitment to support Qatari youth development, connect with the community and reinforce its position as an Employer of Choice, Vodafone Qatar has recently partnered with Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development. Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development was established in September 2011 as a joint initiative between Qatar Development Bank and Silatech. Today, …

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Call to engage social media platforms to encourage use of Arabic language among youth

Social media offers significant opportunities to encourage the use of Arabic language among the youth of the region, said H.E. Jamal Bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation. Speaking on the first day of the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (ASMIS) today, H.E. Huwaireb called on the young generation to use Arabic language on a wider …

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