AFRICA/EGYPT – Labour-emergency, Pope Tawadros promotes an agreement with the government to fight together the “scourge of unemployment” – Agenzia Fides

Cairo (Agenzia Fides) – Unemployment is the hidden scourge that takes away breath and existential energy from the young generations of many countries struggling with the opportunities and contradictions of economic globalization. Egypt, a nation where young people represent a significant percentage of the population, the labor emergency represents a serious burden for all development projects and exposes the multitudes of young people to the risk of living dispersive lives at the mercy of extremist propaganda, or of suffering the lure of easy profits promised by criminal activities. In this critical scenario, Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros II has just attended the signing of two cooperation agreements between the Egyptian Ministry of Labor and the social and charitable organizations linked to the Patriarchate, agreements aimed at implementing concrete initiatives to counteract the ” social scourge of unemployment (definition by Papa Tawadros) and especially to encourage young people in the search for dignified work paths.

AFRICA/EGYPT – Labour-emergency, Pope Tawadros promotes an agreement with the government to fight together the “scourge of unemployment” – Agenzia Fides

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