METI Programme

Investment and Employment

2nd Regional Technical Training of the Mainstreaming Employment into Trade and Investment programme

The 2nd regional technical training of the Mainstreaming Employment into Trade and Investment (METI) programme will be held as a hybrid event in Cairo, Egypt, from 12 to 16 May 2024. The training will equip participants with knowledge about the interactions between productive investment, trade and employment and allow them to apply the different methods for assessing the impact of trade and investment policies on employment.

Four technical experts from each country covered by the METI project can benefit from a full scholarship to attend the workshop face-to-face: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory and Tunisia. An unlimited number of participants will be able to attend the training online.

Training content

  • Trade, investment and employment nexus
  • Measurement of investment and employment
  • Data on investment and employment
  • Frameworks and guidance for sustainable investments
  • Trade, foreign direct investment and regional integration
  • Foreign direct investment, technology, and local innovation and capability development

How to apply?

The selection of the participants will follow a competitive application process. More information can be found in the flyer [Arabic / English / French]. If you are interested in this course, please submit your online application: The organizers value diversity among participants and welcome applications from qualified female candidates as well as from applicants at an early stage of their career. Applicants with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Application deadline: 21st of March 2024