The employment of Mediterranean university graduates: Bridging the employability gap between advanced skills and markets

5TOI4_EWAS and Innova BIC today try to give a reply to those burning questions:

  • What are the main challenges experienced by young graduates and researchers in finding employment opportunities after education?
  • What skills could have been strengthened during education?
  • How to strengthen entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean through Research and Innovation?

Since today in Cascais, the member states of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) convene to give a new impulse to the economic integration efforts in the Euro-Mediterranean region. “Addressing the employment and labour challenges in the UfM region: 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on Employment and Labour” The Ministerial Conference will be co-chaired by Marianne Thyssen, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, and Samir Said Murad, Ministry of Labour of Jordan and hosted by José António Vieira da Silva, Minister of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security of Portugal, in the presence of Nasser Kamel, UfM Secretary General.

The Side event to the UfM Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour is the venue for sharing best practices, highlighting standing challenges and offering recommendations on employability of highly trained youth.

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