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Youth Employment Summit

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Casablanca, October 7-8, 2024 
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Agenda 

Two Days of Interactive Sessions, Workshops, and Solutions-Focused Roundtable Discussions
7-8 October 2024
09:00 am

Major themes:

  • Women’s Economic Opportunity and Labor Market Participation

  • Jobs in the Green and Circular Economy

  • Artificial Intelligence and the Digital Economy

  • Mental Health & Psychosocial Support
     

Cross-cutting theme: 

  • Disability Inclusion
     

The MENA YES! Summit will include:

  • Panels featuring the top implementing organizations for youth employment

  • Address by Andre Azoulay, Senior Advisor to H.E. King Mohammed VI of Morocco

  • Fireside Chat with Sara Sabry, First African, and MENA Woman Astronaut

  • Solutions-based breakout sessions bringing together youth, donors, government officials, private-sector employers, and educators

  • Cooperative action plan development to operationalize co-created solutions for critical issues in youth employment

  • AI workshops, short film screenings, virtual site visits, and more to come

Expected Outcome:

The two-day event will culminate in the formulation of a collaborative action plan aimed at enhancing youth employment prospects throughout the region.

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A MENA region, solutions-focused Youth Employment Summit

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About MENA YES!

MENA YES! is a solution-focused regional youth employment summit. Expert panels, interactive sessions, workshops, and roundtable discussions will cover a diverse range of topics relevant to youth employment and entrepreneurship.  It will bring together 200+ stakeholders to co-create solutions to the region’s most pressing issues impacting youth employment outcomes. Attendees will include private sector employers, government representatives from the region, youth, multilateral organizations, donor community, implementing organizations, local civil society organizations, academic institutions, think tanks, and others.  The two-day event will culminate with the development of a shared action agenda aimed to improve youth employment outcomes across the region.

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