Vocational training and youth employability sector (IECD)

Newsletter SOH N°18 – April 2017

The latest Seeds of Hope newsletter ligths on the recent activities of the project in Lebanon: launch of a new social business, organization of a 5th Job and Orientation Forum…


At the end of the Solar Energy program set up by the AFD, the IECD and the Schneider Electric Group to benefit those students who are in their third year of professional training in electrical engineering, a ceremony was held to award certificates certificates on the 7 March 2017 at the Don Bosco institute of Cairo.


In October of 2016, the training program BRIDGES, supported both by the IECD and UNICEF in Syria, was launched to help young Syrians acquire the necessary skills to create their own business concerns.

Improving assessment and follow-up of young people post-training in developing countries

Checking up on how young people are getting along after their training is an important issue for many organisations but it also presents a major challenge, largely on account of the scarcity of adapted tools.

The IECD and “Semeurs d’Avenir” association sign an agreement with AFD to develop vocational training in Lebanon.

IECD and “Semeurs d’Avenir” Lebanese association, signed an agreeement, Tuesday, January 24th 2017, with the French Development Agency (AFD), in the presence of the French Ambassador in Lebanon, Emmanuel Bonne, and the Chief Executive Director of Vocational Training of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Ahmad Diab.

The BRIDGES Programme helps young syrian to develop their own business

Yaman is 16 years old. He lives in Ashrafeyet Sahnaya, in a suburb of Damascus and he dreams of raising awareness among his community with his drawings and paintings.

Newsletter of Family Farm Schools – December 2016

80 % of the students attending the Family Farm Schools classes in DRC passed the 2016 JUNACYP exams (Professional Short-Term Training National Board of Examiners) with flying colors!

Les formations en électrotechnique au Liban

L’IECD a lancé en 2007 le programme de formation en électrotechnique pour permettre aux jeunes d’acquérir les compétences techniques et comportementales adaptées au marché du travail.

The IECD at the COP 22 – Marrakech

As part of COP 22, which is taking place in Marrakech in November 2016, the IECD is holding a stand on which are presented the prototypes made by the students…

Feedback on the “Green Talent” competition – Seeds of Hope program in Morocco

The final of the first edition of the Talents Verts competition took place on 26 October 2016 at the premises of JUK SPEL in Kénitra. Based on a similar successful experience in Egypt in 2015…