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Ideas for change in education, jobs

Anton Mukhamedov- For many graduates in Lebanon, the changing labor market is a cause for concern. In a region where the World
Bank says 30 percent of the unemployed have university degrees, young Lebanese worry about an outdated education
system that can’t guarantee a career. “I am one of these young Lebanese people who has been directly affected by the
rapid change in the nature of work … and the lack of orientation and guidance regarding the labor market,” Maria
Tannous of the World Bank’s Youth Action Group said at the “Youth, Jobs, Education and Technology” event held
Friday at the American University of Beirut.
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