The National Agency for the Promotion of Employment and Skills (ANAPEC) and private sector actors sealed eight agreements on Wednesday in Casablanca leading to the immediate creation of 6,000 direct jobs and the support of 1,200 self-employed entrepreneurs.
These agreements were notably signed with the Moroccan Federation for the Outsourcing of Services (FMES) and the National Federation of Agrifood (FENAGRI), during a seminar initiated by ANAPEC under the theme ” public-private partnership: at the service of employment, to meet the challenges and support the ambitions of the new development model ”.
There are also five companies, namely Peugeot Citroen Automobiles Maroc (PCAM), Sumitomo Electric Group, Groupe Managem, Groupe Akwa, Ecart Services Morocco (Jumia.ma) and Lydec, in addition to the Moroccan Foundation for Education for ’employment (EFE-Maroc) with the objective of strengthening the various strategic orientations of the two institutions, namely the universality of the offer of training and support to young people, non-graduates and NEETs (neither to employment , neither in education nor in training), respect for gender parity and strengthening of territorial inclusion.
The said seminar marks the creation of 6,000 direct jobs in the fields of technology, industry and services and constitutes the starting point for the support of 1,200 project leaders from all regions of the Kingdom, affirmed the Minister of Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, Younes Sekkouri, in a press statement.
After stressing the need to initiate a new generation of agreements involving both employment and entrepreneurship, the Minister insisted on the achievement of spatial equity in order to allow all young people across the country. national territory to access the job market and realize their projects.
For his part, the Director General of ANAPEC, Mohamed Achiq, indicated that this initiative comes in accordance with the application of the recommendations of the new development model (NMD) and the new missions attributed to the supervisory ministry.
This meeting aims to promote employment and skills, particularly in the area of PPP, noted Mr. Achiq, expressing the ambition of the Agency to go beyond traditional partnerships for more proactivity on the needs of the employment, synergy and integration, particularly for young people.
This seminar was also an opportunity for participants to examine the means and mechanisms for promoting employment, as well as the importance of public-civil society partnership for economic inclusion and improving employability.