Sector Economic Development
Program/Project Title Transition to Employment: Career Guidance for Youth and Job Creation
Location Cairo and selected Governorates
Duration 46 months
Start – End date 01.02.2012-31.03.2016
Budget EGP 8,558,922.39
Aid Channel Italian-Egyptian Debt Swap Programme – II Phase
Type of Support Grant
Applicant/Local Counterpart International Labour Organization (ILO)
Implementing Institution ILO
Description The project aimed to reduce the high unemployment rate among youth by facilitating the transition from school to work and allowing young women and men to find more and better jobs. Special emphasis was placed on women and the disabled. The project achieved this objective through close coordination with the Ministry of Manpower and Migration and its Public Employment Services network, together with relevant stakeholders.
Expected Results
Target Beneficiaries Public employees affiliated to the Ministry of Manpower and Migration; Egyptian young men and women.
Reference Contacts dsassistant@cairo.esteri.it