NTC focuses on youth labor

Women United Together Marshall Islands Director Kathryn Relang (center standing) leads a small group discussion during the workshop on empowering youth in the work place. Photo: Hilary Hosia.
Women United Together Marshall Islands Director Kathryn Relang (center standing) leads a small group discussion during the workshop on empowering youth in the work place. Photo: Hilary Hosia.


The National Training Council and the International Labor Organization held a series of workshops at the Marshall Islands Resort recently and one of them included a forum designed to empower youth in the work place. NTC Assistant Manager of the Career and Employment Center and Job Corps Program Victor Navarro led a group exercise that enabled participants to share views and ideas from their specific work places. A recent report on youth indicates unemployment is 38.4 percent of the population in Marshall Islands.

Read more about this in the September 29, 2017 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.