INJAZ Al-Arab organization has launched Friday a broad initiative to help address the growing unemployment rates among youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
The initiative was unveiled by the organization's Regional Director Soraya Salti at the 5th Global Entrepreneur Summit 2014 held here.
The initiative, themed "Expand Your Horizon", involves a number of global entities from growth industries focused on showcased employment opportunities for youth.
INJAZ Al-Arab is a non-profit organization that strives to create viable work opportunities for young people in the Arab world. Its teams of enthusiastic, dedicated and visionary corporate volunteers are committed to inspiring, preparing and empowering Arab youth to succeed in the global economy. Through hands-on mentorship, business people impact their skills and knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. In collaboration with the private and public sector, our programs instruct students in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship skills. Named one of the top 100 NGO's in the world by the Global Journal in 2011 and 2012, INJAZ Al-Arab has impacted the lives of over 1.6 million students since its inception in 2004.
Global Entrepreneur Summit 2014, held during the period 19-21, brought together over 3000 entrepreneurs, together with heads of state, high level government officials, global entrepreneurs, small medium enterprises (SMEs), corporate leaders, and young entrepreneurs.