Marketing-Börse PLUS - Fachbeiträge zu Marketing und Digitalisierung
print logo

14th African Economic Conference kicks off in Sharm El Sheikh

More than 12 million young Africans migrate from their country to look for work, says Charles Lufumpa.
03.12.19 | Source: Daily News Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh –The 14th African Economic Conference (AEC), which kicked off on Monday in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, urged African countries, international organisations, and institutions to work together to achieve sustainable development for the African continent, provide job opportunities for young people, and invest in the future.

More than 350 stakeholders are converging on Sharm El-Sheikh to participate in the 2019 AEC, with this year’s focus on jobs, skills, and capacity development for Africa’s youth.

 In his speech on behalf of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Tarek Amer stressed the importance of capacity development among young people since the issue concerns all decision-makers in the continent, as job creation is linked to many issues.