Dubai school ties up with US firm for policies on job creation

ABU DHABI — The Dubai School of Government and Wolfensohn Centre have agreed to form a partnership to support Middle East Youth Project to develop targeted policies for creating better employment and economic opportunities for youth.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Tue 13 Feb 2007, 9:48 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:30 AM

Dr Mohammed Khalfan Al Kharbash, Minister of State for Financial and Industrial Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Dubai School of Government, and James Wolfensohn, Chairman of the advisory group of the Wolfensohn Centre for Development at the Brookings Institution, announced a partnership between the Wolfensohn Centre and the Dubai School of Government under the aegis of the Middle East Youth Research Project.

The Middle East Youth Research Project is a two-year regional research project seeking to increase participation of youth in economic ventures in the Middle East region.

The project is aimed at expanding the quantitative and qualitative research on youth unemployment and related issues and developing effective analyses of policies and interventions aimed at increasing youth participation in business and industry.

By creating an alliance of academics, policy makers, the private sector and civil society, the project seeks to help develop more effective policies for creating employment and economic opportunities for youth.

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