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October 28, 2014 ; (All day) EST
In 2014, of 198 countries, 122 countries (62%) have a national youth...
November 3, 2014 ; (All day) EST
The Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program (SMDP) moves to...
November 3, 2014 ; (All day) EST
Globally, digital jobs are going unfilled. Thirty percent of employers in...

Worth Reading

The positive economic impact of the Internet is well known. Mobile and Internet platforms have increased access to improved agriculture, education, health, and governance services by otherwise underserved communities. Beyond improving delivery of key social services, Information Communication Technology (ICT) is generating transformative growth – growth that creates sustainable pathways out of poverty.   Digital Jobs Africa (DJA) is a Rockefeller Foundation initiative that aims to impact 1 million lives in six countries in Africa by catalyzing sustainable ICT-enabled employment opportunities and skills training for high potential but disadvantaged African youth, thereby generating social... Read more
This webinar offers the opportunity to learn what motivates one of the world’s largest technology companies to invest in technology skills training and how they map their global workforce development investments, participate in a discussion about how leading technology skills training organizations...
Spotlight on: Workforce Development, Technology, and Scale. Featuring: Paul Tough, author of The New York Times' best-seller "How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character."
What does adopting a gender-lens mean for M&E and how is gender-sensitive M&E different? Disaggregating key indicators by male and female is not enough. This recorded webinar provides you with practical examples of how gender-sensitive M&E can be done and what difference it makes for...
Workforce Connections brings together thinking across relevant disciplines including education, economic growth, and positive youth development. The Design Space seeks to enhance learning and dialogue by using visual imagery to convey key ideas, models, or frameworks for the field. Two...
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News and Analysis

The Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) helps to bring financial skills and training to small and medium business owners, including youth,...
Uganda has one of the highest primary school drop-out rates in the world. Though the country abolished most primary school fees in 1997, a recent...
Economic opportunity is a critical driver of individual and family security, and national growth, development and social progress. Harnessing the...
Cross-posted on Devex.com The hospitality industry is uniquely positioned to positively impact global youth well-being. Doing so, however, means that...
Originally posted on Devex.com, September 22, 2014. In our rapidly changing, hyper-connected world, the information and communication technology (ICT...

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This technical brief from USAID distills the findings from an extensive review of the known research and...
Increasingly, non-governmental, multilateral and bilateral organizations, and the private sector are seeking...
In our rapidly changing, hyper-connected world, the information and communication technology (ICT) industry...

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