Rwanga Foundation Participated in Youth Conference


Erbil, Kurdistan February 23, 2017. Rwanga Foundation was officially invited to participate in the youth conference relating to the immigration youth in Kurdistan under the banner (Youths are the valuable asset of the Country) in Erbil capital city. The conference was organized by Ministry of Labor and social affairs and UNFPA.

Mr. AbdulSalam Medeni the Chief Executive Director of Rwanga Foundation was part of the panel for (Economic Factors of Immigration Youth in Kurdistan).

Mr. Medeni emphasized that Migration could be a solution for some individuals but when it is a group migration then it is a clear indicator that the pushing forces are stronger than the attracting ones. Focusing on ourselves to strategize the needs and changes for present and future generations.

Mainly, we need to be optimistic and provide long term solutions. Government as the main player in reinstating regions should have a will, plan and follow up on implementation till it achieves its goals.

Urgent focus is needed on:

- Economy sources’ diversification.

- Strategic factories per governorates.

- Universities and educational system - prepare well skilled graduates in the


- Policies that attracts business sector.

- Small and medium projects.

- Projects to discover and support talented youth.

The conference continued for two days and the outcome of this conference will be reported to the Kurdistan region counsel ministry.

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