Thanks to Partners

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Caring Company/Caring Organization Logo Award 2006/07
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HKFYG Tuen Mun gambling counselling centre

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Hong Kong Arts Festival: free tickets for Mozart's Great Mass

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Joint HKFYG/VTC seminar series on Parenthood

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Mingpao: youth discounts for online subscriptions

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Action on unemployment

Statistics for youth unemployment remain high, even though the overall figures have dropped markedly since 2003. Young people entering the workforce have an uphill struggle. Unless they have relevant vocational training they lack both marketable skills and experience needed by employers. We collaborate on government job training and work experience programmes but there is a lot more to be done.

The Federation tries to bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace with extra courses, workshops, job placement and internships. Read this week's Feature Story to find out about the Youth Employment Network's Chinese New Year Flower Market training workshops for young stall-holders. Opportunities like this help youngsters make that first practical step which gives them the confidence and know-how to get started.

Feature Story
Flower market stall

Learning workplace skills for the Chinese New Year Flower Market

With Hong Kong's youth unemployment at a steady high, there is plenty of incentive to acquire marketable skills. Some of the stallholders at this week's popular flower markets talked about how the Federation's training had helped them and another 20 year-old told us how demoralizing it is to be out of work for long... read on...

Facts & Figures

Young, Southeast Asian and unemployed

Upcoming events

Financial Secretary in Dialogue on Budget with Youth

with Financial Secretary The Hon Henry Tang, GBS, JP
date Thursday 1 March 2007
time 5-6.30pm
at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

The Hong Kong Melody Makers Campus Concert
date Saturday 24 February 2007
time 7.15pm & 9pm
at Hong Kong Arts Centre Agnes b CINEMA
guest performers Hayden Singers and Joyous
programme: a cappella songs
enquiries Maggie Chung (Music Administrator) tel 2564 1277
*free admission (with priority to secondary school students)

Kung Hei Fat Choi for the Year of the Pig