Events

March 2015

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Cracking the Nut 2015: Expanding Rural & Agricultural Markets Amid Climate Change

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
AZMJ
Event Date: 
Mar 2, 2015 (All day) to Mar 3, 2015 (All day)

The two-day learning event will focus on innovations in the development of rural and agricultural markets amid global climate change. The conference will convene a melting pot of top industry leaders from financial institutions, donors, investors, private sector companies and development organizations. This year, the conference will explore the issue of climate change through three key learning tracks:

1. Strengthening Rural & Agricultural Infrastructure;

2. Expanding Financial Services to Rural Areas; and

Global Research Symposium: Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
International Labour Organization
Event Date: 
Mar 3, 2015 (All day) to Mar 4, 2015 (All day)

An international forum for sharing results of the ILO’s Call for Papers on labour market transition of young women and men in developing countries. The Symposium offers an opportunity for researchers and development practitioners to discuss innovative research on themes of youth employment and labour market transitions and applicability to policy and programme advice and implementation.
 

Save the Date: Improving the Quality of EGRA Data: A Consultation to Inform USAID Guidance on the Administration of Early Grade Reading Assessments

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
USAID Global Reading Network
Event Date: 
Mar 5, 2015 (All day) to Mar 6, 2015 (All day)

The Global Reading Network is hosting a two-day panel discussion focused on designing, administering, and analyzing early grade reading assessments.

Global Money Week

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Child & Youth Finance International
Event Date: 
Mar 9, 2015 (All day) to Mar 16, 2015 (All day)

Global Money Week is a worldwide celebration to empower the next generation to be confident, responsible and skilled economic citizens. Every year, during the second week of March, young people around the globe talk, play, create, sing, read, discuss and learn about saving, money, changing economic systems and building a financial future for youth. It is about joining together – children, youth, parents, organizations and entire communities - to start action to reshape finance, and give young people the tools to shape their own future.

Global Money Week 2015

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Child & Youth Finance International
Event Date: 
Mar 9, 2015 (All day) to Mar 17, 2015 (All day)

Join the Global Money Week 2015 celebrations!

Reassessing Soft Skills for Work Readiness

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Workforce Connections
Event Date: 
Mar 12, 2015 (All day)

The Workforce Connections team including Child Trends and FHI 360 will be presenting a session on "Reassessing Key "Soft Skills" for Work Readiness: Priorities for Global Humanistic Education" at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society. The session will be presented by Laura Lippman of Child Trends, Rachel Carney of Child Trends, Kristin Brady of FHI 360 and Jacqueline Karau, Youth Representative.

59th Annual Comparative and International Education Society Conference Reception

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
USAID Workforce Connections
Event Date: 
Mar 12, 2015 (08:00am to 09:30am)

Join us for the 59th Annual Comparative and International Education Society Conference Reception!

Workforce Connections' recent proposal, led by Child Trends, “Reassessing Key “Soft Skills” for Work Readiness: Priorities for Global Humanistic Education”, will be presented by Laura Lippman of Child Trends, Rachel Carney of Child Trends, Kristin Brady of FHI 360 and Jacqueline Karau, Youth Representative.

Monitoring and Impact Evaluation of Youth Employment Programmes

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
International Training Centre of the ILO
Event Date: 
Mar 23, 2015 (All day) to Mar 27, 2015 (All day)
Description
This course aims to improve the capacity to build rigorous monitoring and impact evaluation plans for youth employment programmes.
 
Training area
Employment Research, Analysis and Statistics
 
Target Group
Officials from ministries of youth, employment, education or training; representatives of international organizations and bilateral development agencies; social partners; NGOs.

OPEN NOW: Call for Proposals for the 2015 Global Youth Economic Opportunites Summit

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Making Cents International
Event Date: 
Mar 26, 2015 (All day)

Is there a speaker or topic you want to see on the 2015 agenda? Nominate yourself or someone else. Making Cents will invite them to submit a proposal when the Call for Proposals process opens on February 17.

March 2015

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