Jordan supports investing in youth potential socially — Meflih

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AMMAN Minister of Social Development Ayman Al-Meflih stressed the importance of supporting the youth and investing their potential in social innovation, Hala News reported.اضافة اعلان

It said the minister social renovation would refine the creativity of the youth by finding innovative solutions to the challenges and issues facing them.

During the opening ceremony of the National Social Innovation, organized by the Ministry of Social Development and in partnership with the French EF education Agency and EU sponsorship, Meflih commended the efforts of the partners to make the journey of social innovation possible in the three pilot areas in the governorates of Karak, Amman and Jerash.

The 10-month social innovation challenge targeted a number of young people between the ages of 18 to 25 from Amman, Karak and Jerash governorates.

Out of 500 applicants, 110 young people were selected to form teams at the local stage of the challenge and to provide ideas for innovations that would support the social protection and cohesion sector in their regions.

The teams received advice, training and guidance through reflection on ways to develop and implement viable and sustainable innovations, and 15 teams of 50 innovators were selected to move to the national phase to develop prototypes with the support of trainers and mentors, ready to be presented to the jury.

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