The European Union (EU), will in June this year, launch a €20 million project to help provide skills training to empower the youth.

All African Youth Platform

By Florence Afriyie Mensah

The European Union (EU), will in June this year, launch a €20 million project to help provide skills training to empower the youth.

The project is to help the youth to engage in viable economic activities in their respective local communities.

Ms Diana Acconcia, Head of European Union (EU) Delegation in Ghana, said the aim was to equip the people with employable and managerial skills that would offer them decent jobs locally, to stem illegal migration to Europe.

“The best way to prevent the adventurous youth from risking their lives in such journeys, ostensibly to find greener pastures in Europe, was to help offer better economic opportunities by empowering them to earn a decent living at home”, she told journalists in Kumasi.

Ms Acconcia was in Kumasi to meet key stakeholders in the Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme (ARAP), which was being implemented in…

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