The United Arab Emirates' General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare celebrated International Youth Day in Dubai with an event attended by over 500 youth invited through different social networks channels, with the involvement of Nestlé Middle East and various other entities from the private and public fields.
" We rely upon the private sector's contribution (to sustain our undertakings), particularly scientific and business entities which improve knowledge among our young people, hone their abilities and develop their abilities, encouraging them to go into the labor force completely confidence," claimed His Excellency Khaled Issa Al-Madfaa, Assistant Secretary General at the UAE's General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare.
Nestlé Middle East participated in panel discussions at the occasion on subjects affecting youth work. The Company likewise set up a Human Resources cubicle where it engaged with trainees on matters including Curriculum Vitae clinics, and interactive interviewing skills.
It additionally provided an upgrade on various Nestlé Needs YOUth initiatives, influencing greater than 5,000 youngsters throughout the region in 2016. Through this, the Company continues to meet its commitment to Foster Career Opportunities for Young people in the Middle East, where over one third of its staff members are under 30 years old.
" We are pleased to report that we employed 430 young people across the region in 2016 alone, bringing the total number to over 2,000 given that 2010," claimed Karine Antoniades, Creating Shared Worth Manager at Nestlé Middle East. "In addition, our activities go beyond offering tasks to enhancing and creating abilities and employability, which we do with several campaigns including preparedness for job occasions, internships, occupation advising, the Graduate Development Program, and the Nestlé Center of Excellence."
" We also aim to magnify our effect through cooperations, which is why we released the Alliance for Young people in Might 2016 to bring together entities that share our objective of taking on the region's 27% unemployment price," added Antoniades. "Together with our 9 Partnership partners, we are well on our way to jointly hiring 3,000 youngsters and affecting 50,000 across the region by 2020."
"All 4 Youth" likewise includes Bosch, EMAAR, UAE's General Authority of Young people and Sports, Engie, LinkedIn, L'Oréal, Mohebi, Nielson, and Publicis Middle East.
Introduced by the United Nations in 1999, International Young people Day is observed every year on August 12. It is meant as an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to young people problems worldwide, entailing concerts, workshops, social events, and conferences.