ETF and UfM formalise longstanding partnership for skills development

May 26, 2022
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During the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Policy Conference on Employment and Labour, the ETF formalised a long standing partnership with the signing of a Declaration of Intent by the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, and Director a.i. of the European Training Foundation, Xavier Matheu.

Upon signing the Declaration, Nasser Kamel noted that “ETF is a logical and a much-esteemed partner to the UfM Secretariat in its efforts to promote inclusive human development in the Euro-Mediterranean Region.” Meanwhile, Xavier Matheu, stated that “the UfM Secretariat is a long-standing partner of the ETF. Our cooperation is mutually enriching in achieving our common strategic objectives in the field of human capital development, in line with the renewed Agenda for the Mediterranean.”

The Declaration paves the way for increased sharing of knowledge, expertise, and networks between both organisations on regional dialogue on employment and labour; contribution to the UfM Community of Practice on Youth Employment; contribution to the UfM regional dialogue on Women empowerment; input in the follow-up of the VET and Higher Education strategy in the Mediterranean; and contribution and sharing of experience/products/practice in mutual events.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia