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Orange Jordan inaugurated the Orange Digital Center Club at the German University of Jordan GJU – Orange Digital Center Club, in partnership with the German International Cooperation (GIZ) with the aim of developing and developing the necessary skills for young people to improve their career opportunities , in the presence of Orange Jordan CEO, Terry Marigny, President of the German University of Jordan, prof. Dr. Alaa El-Din Al-Halhouli, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jordan, Bernhard Kampmann, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Samira Al-Zoubi, and Director of German International Cooperation in Jordan, me. Elisabeth Gerbach.

This step comes as an extension of the Orange Digital Center (ODC) project, which is headquartered in Abdali, which seeks to expand the Orange digital projects circle in the Kingdom by providing free integrated applications, namely the programming school , the digital manufacturing lab, and the Orange Fab startup accelerator program.

The Orange Digital Center Club at the German University of Jordan offers students an integrated space of free training programs on the key skills required and a group of expert trainers, in order to improve educational outcomes and prepare them for the labor market and leadership.

The president of the German Jordanian University, prof. Dr. Alaa Al-Din Al-Halhouli, indicated that the opening of the center is in line with the university’s strategy for the years 2022 and beyond to an applied international university and a pioneer in education, research, innovation and entrepreneurship around the spread culture of leadership and innovation among students, university departments, members of society and across the country.

Prof. Dr. Al-Halhouli indicated that the university seeks to develop and refine the skills of its students and graduates through the practical aspect to enable them to compete in the local, regional and global labor market, pointing out that the employment rate among his graduates reaches 96% in the first year of their graduation.

The university president praised the efforts of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and Orange to support Jordanian youth and transform their entrepreneurial ideas into emerging projects and companies that contribute to the service and progress of society.

Mr. Bernard Kampmann, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, emphasized Germany’s commitment to support the sustainable development agenda in Jordan, particularly in the areas of digital economy and entrepreneurship, saying: “The partnership between Orange, the German University of Jordan and German International Cooperation is a great example of ways of collaborating between business owners, academia and program development together to find solutions to global challenges, such as the need to provide young people with the knowledge, skills and competencies they need in an increasingly digital world. ”

In turn, Director of German International Cooperation in Jordan, Ms. Elisabeth Gerbach, expressed her appreciation for the partnership with Orange and the German University of Jordan, and stressed that a young workforce with good digital skills would be an important lever to enhance Jordan’s attractiveness as an investment center for business in the region. She added: “This is a fundamental reason for the importance of this project, as it provides an innovative model in combating unemployment by building compatibility and harmony between the different methods of support for young people in one place, from training in digital skills for youth and throughput accelerates the growth of innovative beginners, and ends with support and investments for projects Entrepreneurs The opening of the digital club today at the German University represents a step forward in achieving our shared vision for the possibility of greater employment for young people, while supporting the Kingdom’s sustainable growth and digital transformation. ”

While attending the opening, Orange Jordan CEO Thierry Marigny confirmed his happiness with the opening of the Orange Digital Center Club at the University of Jordan in Germany, as it is an important aspect of the company’s efforts to promote digital inclusion. and empowering the largest number of university students across the Kingdom with free digital education.

Marigny added that the Orange attaches great value to the youth by refining their skills in a way that increases their chances in the labor market and supports them to establish their own projects to serve sustainable development, within the framework of its social responsibility and its role as a leading and responsible digital provider, which points to the completion of its digital programs across governors in collaboration with the German International Cooperation (GIZ).

The Orange Digital Center (ODC) in Jordan is the eighth to open Orange in the Middle East and Africa, within the framework of a development partnership brought together by Orange and German International Cooperation (GIZ) through the Labor Market Oriented Professional and Technical Education Training and Education Project (MOVEHET) on behalf of the Ministry The German Federal Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ) aims to improve youth opportunities in the labor market and support sustainable growth and digital transformation.




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