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Rural Development Academy: Making Rural Areas More Attractive to Youth

When: 17-21 March 2019
Where: Cairo, Egypt
Apply by: 17 February 2019

Promoting decent private-sector employment in rural Egypt making rural areas more attractive to Egyptian youth is the key objective of the Norway funded project Egypt Youth Employment (EYE): Jobs and Private Sector Development in Rural Egypt implemented by the ILO Cairo. This Academy will take stock of best practices, tools and approaches used in rural areas, taking advantage of the long lasting experience of the ILO and other national and international partners of the project.

The Five Days programme consists of a combination of:

•  cutting-edge topics presented and discussed in a series of classes facilitated by ILO,  other UN Agencies and leading international and national experts;

•  structured knowledge-sharing opportunities, making use of interactive learning methodologies;

•  a range of elective workshops offering additional insight into specific subjects, testing tools and training packages;

•  study visits to innovative rural initiatives

The Academy is offered in English and Arabic.

The Academy is especially designed for professionals representing: national and international organisations and institutions promoting rural development; ILO’s tripartite constituents (government officials, representatives of employers and workers’ organisations); UN organisations, donor agencies and other international organisations; private and social enterprises; universities and civil society organisations.

For more information, please follow the link.

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