13 July 2017, Barcelona.- The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean holds a workshop on “Boosting employability in the Mediterranean region: which role for internships? Lessons learnt and future perspectives of HOMERe UfM labelled project” on Thursday 13 July 2017 at the UfM headquarters in Barcelona.
The objective is to discuss opportunities and challenges related to the development of internships in the Mediterranean region and the specific role of the private sector in that regard.
About 100 participants are expected, of which representatives from entreprises, private sector organisations, higher education institutions and civil society organisations from both rims of the Mediterranean and in particular from countries involved in HOMERe UfM labelled project such as Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia.
While taking stock of the project first achievements with testimonies from beneficiaries, the workshop will shape perspectives for up scaling. Round tables will provide space for exchanging experiences on the links between internships and employment in the Mediterranean as well as on lessons learnt from difficulties faced in the implementation. Synergies among existing internship programmes will be encouraged.
This meeting will take place within the context of the Annual General Assembly of the Mediterranean Network of Engineering Schools (RMEI), promoter of the HOMERe project.
HOMERe – High Opportunity for Mediterranean Executive Recruitment is a project labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) under the Med4Jobs Initiative, which promotes student internships to help young people avoid skills mismatch on the labour market and create more opportunities for youth mobility between Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Spain and Tunisia.
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More information: Agenda of the workshop