Allianz Egypt renews the cooperation protocol with UNICEF to empower youth and support the “Meshwary” program

Eman Al-Wasili

The Allianz Company in Egypt, which is affiliated with the Allianz Global Group, renewed the cooperation protocol with the United Nations Children’s Fund “UNICEF” for a period of 3 years, starting from this March.

Under this agreement, Allianz in Egypt supports the “Shabab Balad” platform by supporting the “Meshwary” program, which is implemented under the auspices of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, led by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and in partnership with UNICEF, with the aim of empowering young people and developing their skills through skills development programs Innovative thinking, decision-making and entrepreneurship, in addition to career counseling programs. ) year, especially in the most needy groups. The project is implemented in youth centers in 15 governorates representing Upper Egypt, Delta, Hatra, and border governorates.

The celebration activities were witnessed by both the Deputy Minister Youth and Sports, Major General Ismail El Far and Ayman Hegazy, Chairman and CEO of Allianz Group of Companies in Egypt, and Jeremy Hopkins, UNICEF Representative in Egypt, along with public figures and leaders in the field of entrepreneurship. The Minister of Youth and Sports emphasized the importance of this protocol, saying: “We, as the Ministry of Youth and Sports, have been cooperating in implementing the “Meshwary” program with UNICEF since a year 2008. Youth in the governorates, and the Ministry is keen to encourage young people to take up small projects, adopt youth initiatives and support entrepreneurship through implementing a package of training programs.”

The Deputy Minister said: “We hope everyone will participate and contribute as much as possible regarding Empowering young people and their involvement and participation at the social and economic levels, due to the importance of the field of entrepreneurship as one of the main elements that drive the wheel of the economy, as such initiatives enhance the development of young people’s skills and capabilities in various fields.”

via Ayman Hegazy Chairman and CEO of the Allianz Group of Companies in Egypt, expressed his great happiness and pride in this partnership, saying, “We are proud to continue our fruitful cooperation with UNICEF, as this partnership is an investment in the future at the social and economic levels. Allianz is aware of the importance of the societal role that falls upon it as one of the leading companies in the insurance sector in Egypt.”

Hegazy added: “In line with Egypt’s vision 2030 which aims to achieve development Sustainable community, Allianz’s strategy in Egypt aims to support young people by focusing on innovation for development, promoting equal access to quality education, and preparing young people to be experts in decision-making and decision-making, and active members of civil society who contribute to creating a better world.”

Jeremy Hopkins, UNICEF Representative in Egypt, confirmed that the “Meshwary” program works together with all partners to support national priorities for the empowerment of young people and youth, which is also in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

He pointed out that the “Meshwary” program focuses on supporting young people in their transition from childhood to maturity by providing trainings for learning and refining life and practical skills, which develops their capabilities and prepares them for the labor market.)