Educating to empower and open access to employment .
Observers concur in considering education as a key driver of socio-economic development, innovation, and employment.
Like other regions in the world, the Arab region is facing the aspirations of millions of young people of a working age, who remain unemployed and therefore unproductive because they lack the necessary education and skills the market is looking for.
Education is key to making people employable.
ICTs … can facilitate access to information, knowledge and education.
Digital literacy is also a must in modern economies.
The ICT industry is also a direct creator of jobs.
This session will explore both avenues and lay the foundations for the creation of a local ICT industry and of a large education program for the region.