On the occasion of the 12th global forum Convergences, held on 5 and 6 September at the Palais Brongniart in Paris, the IECD hosted a workshop organized jointly with the NGOs Apprentis d’Auteuil, Acting for life, ESSOR, GRET and the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, on the challenges of the professional integration of young people in Southern countries. This session highlighted:
- Impact assessment methods (that have proven their worth) based on digital technologies that help to assess the integration path of young people.
- The significant improvement of the impact and effectiveness of actions in the field thanks to cooperation between NGOs and researchers designed to pool good practices.
- Synergies between the approaches of NGOs and organizations such as the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) that aim to favor exchanges between local and international levels, between global and local.
Gautier Uchiyama from the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs recalled the importance of assessing strategies developed in the field: