Algerian youth get a career kick-start with Djazair Ta3mal

Posted by Lyes Lamri, Citizenship Programs Manager for Algeria Youth unemployment in the Arab world is an acute problem and, according to the Arab Labour Organisation, stands at 30% – the highest rate of any region worldwide. In Algeria, it’s not much lower at 24%. There is a deep pool of resources across the region,…

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Let’s make teachers the champions of education in the Middle East

Posted by: Mark East, General Manager Operations – Microsoft WW Education Earlier this month, I visited Egypt to meet with government and school leaders to discuss the future of education in the country, and how to solve some of the current challenges – focusing on equipping today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs. I learnt that the…

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Students from Egypt and Lebanon represent the Arab World at the Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge for Change 2015 competition

Post by: Ghada Khalifa, Citizenship Lead, Microsoft Egypt I was thrilled to hear that three students from the Arab World made it through to the final round of the Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge for Change competition this year. The challenge inspires socially-conscious youth to imagine how they would use Microsoft technology and resources to support their…

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A revolution and a promotion: technology in the Arab World

 Posted by Charbel Fakhoury, VP EMEA Services There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the Arab World. Mobile and internet are transforming the region, and it’s a revolution that shows no signs of abating. This rapid pace of change is what has long excited me about this part of the world. Its…

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