Younes Sekkouri, Minister of Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, recently held meetings in Madrid focused on exploring ways to develop Morocco’s relations with international institutions in the area of skills training for new professions.
On the sidelines of a high-level meeting on skills in the Mediterranean, organized by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the European Union (EU), held in the Iberian capital, these meetings were also an opportunity to review the progress made by Morocco in the field of vocational training, in particular following the launch of the Cités des métiers et des competences (CMC) programme.
Thus, the Minister of Employment held a meeting with Pilvi Torsti, Director of the European Training Foundation (ETF), an EU agency based in Turin, Italy, which supports the development of human capital in neighboring countries of the EU.
The minister also had a working session with Santiago Iniguez, president of IE University, a higher education institution specializing in the “training of influential leaders”.
In a statement, Younes Sekkouri indicated that these “fruitful” meetings were an opportunity to discuss the challenges of vocational training and skills training, given the changes in the labor market at the international level, putting emphasis on the importance of forging partnerships with prestigious international establishments to support the momentum initiated in Morocco.
In this sense, he noted the need to take advantage of new technologies to succeed in the bet of skills training in Morocco, reiterating the government’s determination to provide young people and skills with all the tools necessary to develop their careers. of training.