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Federation of Greek Communities of Germany Youth Conference

Employment prospects for the young Greek expatriates dominated in the Youth Conference under the slogan “The Federation of Greek Communities on the side of our concerned and struggling youth”. The conference was held on the weekend of October 11-12 in Sindelfingen hosted by the Federation of Greek Communities of Germany (OEK) Youth Committee.

Representatives of the Federal Agency on Employment (Bundesagentur für Arbeit), the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB) and the German-Hellenic Business Association (DHW) elaborated on the conference theme “Education-Vocational Training-Job market”. The speakers presented figures on the current situation and the future of vocational training and specialization as well as on employment prospects, particularly in new professions.

The two-day conference attended 110 young people from 52 Greek Communities and representatives of Greek Youth Federations from different European countries during which they had the opportunity to exchange experiences and receive answers to employment-related issues.

The conference addressed successful Greek businessmen in the sector of technology in Germany, among them, Dr Lambis Tasakos who founded his company “inos” eleven years ago and now is a leader in digital technology with widely requested applications in global automobile industry and automated industrial constructions in general.

Source: OEK Germany

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Voices & visions Melbourne, 09.02.2012