The European Commission has approved new programmes for Egypt, to support job creation for unskilled workers, and to enhance the efficiency of the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) system to better respond to the demands of the labour market and to the country’s new socio-economic needs.
The new support for job creation will provide immediate short term employment opportunities to 82,000 workers in small infrastructure projects located in the poorest areas of Egypt. Projects will include construction work and the provision of community services. In addition the EU support will aim to improve living conditions of the most vulnerable population segments.
The support to the TVET system will enhance the skills of young people to meet the labour market’s demands, with particular attention to the tourism sector. Two million pupils in the secondary technical education are expected to benefit from this EU support…
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