United Nations Industrial DevelopmentOrganization UNIDO Regional Conference:
CREATIVITY, JOBS AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTIN THE SOUTHERN MEDITERRANEAN- Algeria.
The Conference,co-organized by the Algerian Ministry of Industry and Mines, the United NationsIndustrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Union for the Mediterranean(UfM) under the Creative Mediterranean project, funded by the European Unionand Italy, was held in Algeria, It brought together more than 400 participantsfrom 10 countries around the themes of ‘resilience through creativity’, thecompetitiveness of local industries, economic integration of youth and womenand the Euro-Mediterranean partnership for industry.
This meeting allowedthe expertise to meet the technical and operational sides offering a deep andglobal vision to the discussions.
Mr Ameed Abdel Qader – (GSC CEO) presented theexperience of textile workshops in Jordan as well as the efforts made by craftsmenand designers to develop this sector in a workshop discussing Integratingcreativity and entrepreneurship in vocational education and training strategies
for innovation and economic development
Ms. Dina Maqdah (GSC Fashion Expert) presented a behind the behind the scenes journey of the creativeprocesses and methodology implemented by the Creative Jordan project explainingthe challenges and highlighting the rewarding success.