ILO Tripartite Meeting of Experts on “Youth Employment in the Arab States” Jordan(Amman), 6-8 April 2004. Presentation of Youth Employment: Employers’ View to Promote Youth Employability in The Arab Countries By Ms. Naila Haddad Director, Labour and Investment Division
Youth Employment: Employers’ View to Promote
Youth Employability in The Arab Countries
Ms. Naila Haddad
Director, Labour and Investment Division
General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry
and Agriculture for Arab Countries
Latest KILM available figures on youth unemployment measures for the selected countries reveal:
The advent of restructuring programs has resulted in many ways in aggravating the unemployment situation.
Impact of governments’ and private sector’s efforts:
Although some of these actions are already being carried out by individual employers, or by enterprises and firms or by some employers’ organizations and associations. However there is a need for a more concerted effort in this regard ensuring representation, continuity and commitment of the social partners.