Initiatives for tourism development and rural youth employment in Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam province

This workshop is for the ILO and its partners to explore the possibilities for fruitful co-operations in the upcoming projects and raise the initiatives for tourism development and rural youth program in the two piloted provinces.

With an aim to continue the support in the Central region, especially Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue provinces, three ILO projects will be implemented in the coming years: Youth Rural Employment works on job orientation and job creation for the young in rural areas, Skills for Trade focuses on improving competitiveness of tourism sector in the two provinces through quality improvement of vocational training activities and Sustainable tourism is the joint efforts between ILO and UNESCO in bridging the gaps in tourism development through linking the rural communities to the tourism industry by creating markets linkages and building their capacity in providing hospitality services, producing and selling locally made products. This workshop is for the ILO and two targeted provincial authorities and other stakeholders to explore the possibilities for fruitful co-operations in the upcoming projects and raise the initiatives for tourism development and rural youth program in the two piloted provinces.