Events

April 22, 2014 ; 08:30am EST
We have often discussed the ethics of data collection and its use, and the...
April 25, 2014 ; 12:00pm EST
The American Egyptian Youth Network and The Columbian College of Arts and...
May 6, 2014 ; 10:00am EST
Webinar Speaker(s):Laura Rana, MEL Manager at Youth Business International...

Worth Reading

More than 600 million children in developing countries live on less than US$1 a day. Children are deeply affected by poverty, and some effects of poverty, particularly in early childhood, have life-long consequences. The fight for long-term poverty alleviation must account for children’s wellbeing in order to sustainably reduce individuals’ and communities’ vulnerability to the persistent effects of poverty. Economic strengthening (ES) interventions, such as value chain development, savings-led finance and workforce development are often effective tools for poverty reduction. Recent evidence suggests that the impact of ES programs on child wellbeing is mixed; in some cases, interventions... Read more
The Workforce Connections project solicits technical input from organizations with interest in contributing to research and tool development in three key thematic areas: soft skills measurement, labor market analysis, and job placement measures. Share your input today!
Where are the jobs and business opportunities for rural youth? Check out the videos, presentations, and other materials from the first two webinars!
You’re invited to share your expertise and learn from other leaders. The 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference will take place October 6-8, 2014 in Washington, DC. Join the mailing list by emailing conference@makingcents.com to receive updates on call for proposals, speaker...

News and Analysis

Washington, DC– Today the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), with support from ...
Grounded in an overview of CARE’s approach to resilience, this session featured evidence and lessons learned from some of CARE’s most successful...
The Workforce Connections project solicits technical input from organizations with interest in contributing to research and tool development in three...
OVERVIEW The most important life lessons start early. Handling finances is no exception. You can help today’s youth learn sound money management...
In 2012, at least $29 billion was committed by international funders to advance more inclusive financial systems in developing countries. CGAP's...

Latest Resources

USAID’s Office of Education is pleased to announce the release of the Youth Engagement in Development:...
In 2012, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its Policy on Youth in...
To support better research on youth development, USAID’s Education Office asked JBS International, Inc. to...

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