Ivory Coast, Politics

Employment for the youth: Alassane Ouattara announces fundings soon


The problem of employment for the young people will durably be settled with the next establishment of an institution endowed with a fund, announced the Head of State, Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday evening in his new year message.

I know that the problem of employment, particularly the employment for the youth remains a real concern. That is why, I am personally committed to the employment policy and the creation of activities for the young people“, explained Mr. Ouattara.

According to him, there were important steps forward, with more than one million jobs created since his taking office, essentially in the agriculture and in informal sector.

The diversification policy of our economy and the growing role by the private sector will contribute to develop the request in qualified personnel and to improve the employment situation“, he continued by promising that “we shall make so that the next years are the ones of full employment for the young people“.

After the current situation and the inquiries realized during the year 2014, we can now announce the next implementation of an institution endowed with a fund to durably settle the problem of employment for the young people in our country“, added Alassane Ouattara.

He reminded that this preliminary work, “we did it with the UNDP (United Nations Development Program), which has a world experience on the subject“.


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