Inclusive development key to end immigration crisis

Inclusive development can promote economic, social and justice through employment creation and income generating activities for African youth, Luxembourg’s Labor and Social economic minister Nicolas Schmit said Friday.In an interview with APA on the sidelines of the Social solidarity and economic forum held in Chamonix, France, Schmit stressed the need to move towards a dynamic and positive management of the phenomenon of immigration.

He believes that Europe cannot pretend to reject immigration while accepting the brain drain into the continent.

“The social economy is a great opportunity to create jobs and enhance new dynamics not only in urban areas but also in rural areas,� Schmit observed.

The minister furthermore pointed out that young immigrants trained in Europe must be able to return home if they can find decent work or set up their own income generating activities.

The 7th Forum of the Mont Blanc Meetings kicked off Thursday in France in Chamonix, in the Haute-Savoie (Rhà´ne-Alpes region) with the participation of more than one hundred participants from all continents.

The social economy includes cooperatives, mutual societies, associations and foundations based on four pillars.These are namely the democratic principle of one person, one vote, private and indivisible property, equal sharing of excess profits and solidarity […]