The project has aimed at building capacity of unemployed youth to be able to compete in the labor market, through an internship programme facilitated by special agreements with private and public entities; the internship was preceded by extensive training on life and employability skills in addition to specialized technical training from 4-6 months. The project has targeted unemployed youth aged between 18-26 at three governorates with high poverty and unemployment rates.
· Launched internship programme in two rounds at Governorate of Ma’an, Madaba and Mafraq targeting 75 interns in first round and 65 interns in the second round.
· Building capacities of 140 interns through 6 training courses on Life and Employability Skills.
· Organized town hall sessions to raise awareness and discuss youth unemployment issues with representatives of private sector, civil society, youth and government
· Initiating a mapping survey in cooperation with ILO on policies and programmes regarding youth employment in Jordan.
· Developing a draft project proposal on ITC, Tourism and Trade, to support the Government of Jordan to increase employability opportunities for youth in Jordan in promising sectors with special focus on vulnerable groups such as people with special needs, and women in order to compete effectively in today's global knowledge economy and contribute to sustainable development.
· Holding a National Conference entitled ‘Youth Employment: Challenges and Opportunities’ within the context of ‘Youth Employment Generation Programme in Arab Transition Countries-Jordan on the 17th and 18th December 2012, The conference was a platform for the Youth as it provided them with an opportunity to develop a better understanding of the role that the youth can play in development.