Events

July 29, 2014 ; 09:00am EST
Beyond Disaggregated Indicators: Applying gender-sensitive Monitoring and...
August 4, 2014 ; 08:00am EST
Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs specifically for youth....
August 19, 2014 ; 09:00am EST
Examines and develops the concept of creating inclusive youth programs....

Worth Reading

Back in the 90’s, a vast majority of parents and guardians in Latin America would look down on their children if they decided to opt to become an entrepreneur instead of pursuing a career or enrolling in a University. They would think that their children had a lack of motivation for studying or they were simply not smart enough or too lazy to complete a degree. However, we have seen how this mindset has shifted during the past decade. On the one hand, governments in the Americas, such as Colombia, are enforcing laws that support entrepreneurs. On the other hand, Mexico, Chile, and Venezuela have governmental programs that motivate the youth to become entrepreneurs through local competitions... Read more
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 next Apply It! Webinar featuring speakers from the ICRW, the Population Council, and the World Bank is coming on July 29.

News and Analysis

This blog was originally posted on CGAP.org on July 21, 2014. Youth under the age of 25 represent almost half of the world’s population today. For...
With almost half the world's population today under the age of 25, youth finance represents a largely untapped business opportunity. Despite this...
In 41 countries around the world, one in three students who leave school after grade five or six still cannot read all or part of a sentence. Whether...
Germany's BMU is a partner of the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change in establishing the NAMA Facility to address climate change (promotion...
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is organizing a 7-day training in collaboration with Fondazione CRT and the Italian Government. The...

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When we talk about African development, there is a belief that its booming population can only equal crisis....
This paper begins by offering a framework for understanding how different influences or “levers” affect costs...
This Regular Economic Report (RER) is a semiannual publication of the Europe and Central Asia Region, Poverty...

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