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The Role Of Apprenticeship Programs In The MENA Region

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 1:17 PM

The past 10 years in Jordan thousands of disadvantaged youth have been assisted to obtain basic education credentials to access accredited vocational training and improved employment opportunities. The success of programs providing such assistance reaffirms that learning is central to human identity, and is essentially about social participation. Every youth...

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A Dimming Light For Middle Eastern Youth

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 1:17 PM

In the side streets in cities and towns you find them - street lamps casting pools of light in the night on young men, sitting, standing, smoking. Perhaps there are more smartphones alongside the cigarette packs, but otherwise the scene has changed little in the 32 years I have been...

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The Realism of Barbed Wire

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 7:46 AM

Life is made of trade-offs. Understood. Clear. Accepted. But sometimes I wonder that I may have traded off too much for too little. Who would have thought that a meeting of Schwab Social Entrepreneurs would be a place where I could consider the potential imbalance of this trade-equation and...

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