The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund is about to carry the maiden version of its employment summit. The summit themed Showcasing Leading Practices For Job Creation holds on the fifth & sixth February, 2020 on the Radisson Blu Hotel, 38/40 Isaac John Street, Ikeja GRA, Lagos State.
As the theme implies, the summit will focus on the cures that may tackle unemployment and the way forward for jobs in Africa. Same manner, it is going to draw from experiences with susceptible populations and showcase notable interventions as case research for learnings from varied private and non-private establishments.
As talked about in LSETF web site, “this summit will create an avenue for varied actors to debate methods that promote job creation by way of abilities growth, utilized expertise and entrepreneurship.”
About The Employment Summit
The Employment Summit was created with the aims of making peer studying from trade consultants, and to enhance implementation of employability packages. Also the intention is to affect authorities coverage to enhance outcomes and outcomes for goal teams (ladies, youth, entrepreneurs); and to create hyperlinks and partnerships with invited organisations by way of shared objectives and aims.
During a press convention to announce the Summit, Mr Dele Martins, Member, Board of Trustees, LSETF disclosed that; “by drawing successful experiences from both the private and public sectors in putting people to productive work, we can identify sustainable solutions for job creation”.
In addition he mentioned; “I believe strongly that this summit aligns with the ‘Next Level’ goals of both the Federal Government and the Lagos State Government’s THEMES agenda on job creation”.
Also, representatives of Governments throughout the 36 States in Nigeria and Africa will attend. In attendance can even be NGOs, Corporate Organisations, International Donor Agencies and Government Agencies answerable for addressing youth unemployment.
The summit will concentrate on women and entrepreneurship, jobs for the long run, leveraging expertise for job creation, producing employment alternatives by way of agriculture, fund-raising for growth initiatives, the significance of monitoring and analysis of initiatives for sustainable influence, creating profitable interventions for deprived teams, SME financing and abilities growth for jobs.
Also, among the confirmed audio system coming are; Mrs Ndidi Nwuneli, Managing Partner, Sahel Capital; Ms. Sharmi Surainairan, Chief Impact Officer, Harambee Youth Accelerator, South Africa; Dr Ndidi Nnoli, Group Chief, Sustainability and Governance, Dangote Group; Mrs. Solape Hammond, particular Adviser, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Lagos Global and lots of others.
Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)
This organisation was established by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Law, 2016. It was created to supply monetary help to residents of Lagos State, on job, wealth creation and to deal with unemployment.
The intention is to concentrate on promotion of entrepreneurship by bettering entry to finance, strengthening the institutional capability of MSMEs and formulating insurance policies designed to enhance the business atmosphere in Lagos State. Also, to develop programmes designed to coach and place skilled Lagos residents in jobs. The objective of the initiative is to additionally create programmes designed to drive innovation inside the Lagos ecosystem.
In abstract, based mostly on an Independent Assessment Report supported by Ford Foundation in 2018, LSETF has been a blessing. The arm has succeeded in creating 1000’s of jobs for Lagosians inside the house of two years.
The registration window for the summit remains to be open, and you’ll register on summit.lsetf.ng/dwelling/register to learn. The registration price for early fowl is N60,000 which covers lunch, tea break and convention materials.
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