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This week on Marketplace Middle East

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  • We take a look at the Middle East's problem with rising youth population
  • 70 percent of the region's population is under 30
  • Secretary General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, talks about solutions
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(CNN) -- Youth Bulge

With young populations rising rapidly across the region, MME considers how the future job market will cope.

With young populations rising rapidly across the region, MME considers how the future job market will cope.

With over 70 percent of the population under the age of 30, the Middle East is facing a near and long term crisis which does not have an easy remedy at hand.

They call it 'the bulge' where they have an ever growing population and not enough jobs.

This week MME takes an in-depth look at the problem and the 100 million jobs needed to employ the region's next generation.

AMR Moussa

In order to tackle 'the bulge' the region's leaders adopted a blueprint for education, but development remains uneven.

This week MME talks to Amr Moussa, Secretary General of the Arab League about the region's educational development progress and the challenges that still lie ahead

Don't Miss

Watch the show this week at the times below:
Friday: 0915, 1945
Saturday: 0645
Sunday: 0815 (all times GMT)

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