* The Libyan prime minister Abdelhamid Dabeiba announced on Saturday 24th of October a project aimed at providing youth formerly (or currently) part of armed militias with jobs in the public sector. This comes as part of Dabeiba's mission to create a better future for Libya's youth, create more stability and provide them with prospective growth.
* Fayoum University in Egypt honored 200 entrepreneur students. Mohamed Said Abu Alghar, acting president of the university, stated that entrepreneurship has become the main driver of economic growth. In this ceremony, students were urged to grow their skills, learn to think more positively, become team players, as well as encouraged to pursue entrepreneurship.
* Ambassador Nabila Makram, the Egyptian Minister of Migration, advised youth, during her tour of the districts against illegal immigration, and towards entrepreneurship through the program "Lifeboats". This program offers loans and training for aspiring entrepreneurs to help establish medium and small businesses to help improve their standard of living.
* Dubai for start-up Projects announced the winner of The Dubai Youth Citizen Skills Development Program 2021. Dubai for start-up projects was founded in 2016 and is considered one of a kind in the region, sponsoring over 1000 companies. The winner of the competition, as well as the participants, underwent extensive training and seminars to help them in their projects.
* The Nitaqat program, which is the name for the Saudization initiative which aims at reducing unemployment and engaging the Saudi human capital. This has helped reduce unemployment progressively over the last couple of years. Youth are some of the main beneficiaries of this program as it aims to create job opportunities in different fields, as well as creating specialized fields. The aim is to create financial stability for Saudi citizens.
* Multiple youth and job seekers attended a job conference in Abu Dhabi only to find a limited number of job opportunities in the private sector, and mostly in two ministries. Youth have asked authorities to limit such job fairs that are not subject to government monitoring as they inconvenience majority of those going out of their way, often travelling distances, to attend only to not find any opportunities.
* The World Cup's Impact on the region's youth will be tremendous. As Qatar develops its infrastructure and capabilities to host the 2022 World Cup, the country has become more interesting, as well as under more scrutiny, but has brought more attention, which will hopefully turn into investment, to its own country, but region as well.