News Summary: Training cited as key to job market


TRAINING KEY: The need to train the youth for the challenges of a fast-changing world emerged as the central conclusion from the annual Associated Press debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

JOBS KILLED: Training has to be central to any strategy to rebuild the job market following a financial crisis that's wiped out millions of middle-class jobs over the past five years, panelists agreed.

CREATION IDEAS: Proposals included the creation of "green" jobs to save the planet from climate catastrophe and lowering the costs of hiring first-time workers. The International Labor Organization estimates that young people are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults.

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