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September 22, 2014 ; (All day) EST
Innovation in Savings Groups: Practices & Possibilities Presented by...
September 22, 2014 ; 03:30pm EST
While experience in assessing soft skills programming in workforce youth...
October 6, 2014 ; (All day) EST
Designed for funders, private sector companies, policy makers, youth...

Worth Reading

Economic opportunity is a critical driver of individual and family security, and national growth, development and social progress. Harnessing the capacity of youth in particular, as producers and consumers, can be a boon to both national and the global economy alike. Yet around the world, youth in developed and emerging economies continue to face significant barriers to fulfill their economic promise and prospects. No conversation about the Arab Spring overlooks the historically high unemployment and marginalization of youth among root causes.  Around the world, young people are up to 4 times more likely to be unemployed than the general working population, with global youth unemployment... Read more
Commissioned by Microsoft, Making Cents International offers this framework to support development of a common language and greater understanding of the unique role that each stakeholder can play in the youth workforce development field. Our hope is that they will contribute to greater cooperation...
The Summit Program has been announced! The mission of the Summit is to improve the impact, scale and sustainability of youth economic opportunity programming.
The latest Apply It! Webinar featuring speakers from the ICRW and the Population Council took place on July 29.

News and Analysis

Cross-posted on Devex. In our rapidly changing, hyper-connected world, the information and communication technology (ICT) industry is driving...
Do MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have the potential to expand access to quality education and workforce development training for millions...
Purpose: Workforce Connections seeks a youth representative for its Advisory Board – a group of thought leaders that will set research priorities,...
YUNGA is looking for individuals interested in undertaking an internship at the FAO headquarters in Rome for 4 months from September 2014. We are...
A Bangladeshi youth employment project “From Margin to Mainstream” won one of the first prizes in a good practice contest organized by the ILO and...

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The global labour market situation remains uneven and fragile. True, there are encouraging signs of economic...
In our rapidly changing, hyper-connected world, the information and communication technology (ICT) industry...
Youth guarantees are gaining prominence in the fight against the current youth employment crisis. The concept...

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