Expert Group Meeting on “Youth Participation in inclusive Economic Development in the Arab Region”, 24-25 November 2011 Vienna – Austria

The meeting was organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) during the period from 24-25 November 2011, in Vienna- Austria.unido_2

The Expert Group Meeting (EGM) aims at:

  • Validating and refining past and on-going efforts for job creation for youth in Arab countries.
  • Exchanging experiences and building partnerships between stakeholders such as governments, international organizations and development partners, civil society organizations and the private sector.
  • Exploring opportunities and best practices to enhance productive activities and improve the quality of labor to enhance the overall employability of youth in productive sectors.
  • Discussing and improving the existing knowledge on youth-inclusive financial services
  • Identifying gaps and missing links to explore economic opportunities for youth in rural areas.