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To a better future
with Josour

Welcome to Josour, a bridge to the future of employment!

Discover a world of opportunities at Josour, where connections are forged to shape the future of employment. Fill out your profile to unlock tailored opportunities through automatic matching. Explore our partners, access trainings and stay informed about events, in line with your interests, skills and career prospects. Be inspired by testimonies from members of our vibrant Josour community. Let’s get started on shaping a brighter future for you and our community!

“The Josour Team”

344 candidates
85 opportunities
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About Josour

ESCWA launched the Josour initiative, in partnership with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development, the Union of Arab Banks, the Union of Arab Chambers, Pathfinders for Peace, Just and Inclusive Societies, Pharco Pharmaceuticals, and the Elie Saab Company, on 31 May 2022 at the first Arab Forum for Equality, held in Amman.

The initiative aims to reinforce commitment to creating opportunities for young men and women, and to strengthen their employability prospects by:

  • developing their skills
  • offering them the opportunity to acquire new skills amid the changing future of work requirements
  • enhancing their suitability for the job market

The initiative serves as a bridge between key stakeholders in the private sector and talented young men and women looking for opportunities in the Arab region. The opportunities that Josour provides include job openings, internship programmes, technical and vocational education and training opportunities, dialogue forums, and jobs and education fairs.

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Josour advocates

Josour advocates are influencers, inspiring individuals and prominent people, such as media professionals, artists, actors and public figures. They aim to ensure that the largest possible number of young men and women benefit from the opportunities offered by the initiative. They also work to reach the greatest number of partners to provide various opportunities for young people. Josour advocates believe in empowering young Arab men and women by creating opportunities and building a better future for them and their communities.

Launch of Josour initiative at AFE-2022

Welcome into a journey in the world of Josour, as we bridge the gap between the private sector and ambitious young minds. Explore the launch of the initiative at AFE 2022 and the highlights of the AFE 2023 session.

Josour national chapters

Discover new opportunities in each Josour national chapter.

Josour partners

The esteemed partners of Josour form the backbone of the initiative, driving positive change and fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation and growth in the Arab region.

Success stories

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Discover the inspiring success stories of young professionals who have benefited from the Josour initiative and learn how you, too, can unlock your potential.

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