By Making Cents International, Jun 17, 2013
Making Cents International’s 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference Program and “State of the Field” Publication Now Available
By Subajini Jayasekaran from UNICEF, Children and Youth Finance International, Jun 11, 2013 02:47pm
Upon first glance it may be difficult to discern why children need bank accounts or access to financial services. Surely, there are more serious and grave global challenges to address than helping children to open bank accounts?
By Child & Youth Finance International, UNICEF, Jun 3, 2013 04:46pm
Global trends translate into a changing landscape for financial institutions. The child and youth population is currently a growing demographic group, representing one third of the global population and almost 50 per cent of the population in some emerging markets. New technologies and innovation can provide new solutions for working with children and youth. But if financial institutions are to deliver real value for children, their activities must be grounded in an understanding of children’s human rights.
Jun 11, 2013 (12:00pm to 01:30pm)
Join USAID, Making Cents International, and IFPRI on June 11 for an #AskAg Twitter Chat on Youth Employment in Agriculture, co-hosted by USAID, Making Cents International, and IFPRI.
Making Cents International's Collaborative Learning and Action
Sep 10, 2013 (All day) to Sep 12, 2013 (All day)
The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference is the premier learning event for practitioners, policy-makers, funders, private sector companies, technical assistance providers, researchers, educators, government representatives, and youth leaders working to increase economic opportunities for young people.
By Karim Harji And Hilary Best, E.T. Jackson & Associates, And Eme Essien-Lore And Sarah Troup from The Rockefeller Foundation, May 7, 2013
The Digital Jobs: Building Skills for the Future report introduces a new initiative of the Rockefeller Foundation, Digital Jobs Africa. The initiative will support youth with limited employment opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA to access digital job opportunities, "while building and refining transferable skills that make them resilient in the future economy."
By ILO, 2012
This call for action and resolution issued by the ILO succinctly states the dire circumstances facing global youth. Noting that nearly 75 million young people are out of work, 6 million gave up looking for work, and recognizing the long-term effects of youth unemployment and underemployment, the ILO issued this call for action in 2012.
By Hempel, Kevin and Nathan Fiala from Global Partnership for Youth Employment, 2012
This Guide helps decide what type of evaluation is appropriate given the characteristics and context of an intervention and provides the basic set of concepts and tools to carry out impact evaluations.
By Elissa McCarter from Global Communities (CHF), 2012
How do we redefine investment in the Middle East? Political and and social changes in MENA offer a multitude of opportunities to address economic disparity and lack of opportunity, but those change must begin with investing in youth, to grow and create jobs for future generations. Moreover, creating enabling political, legal, and business environments will better address youth needs and increase financing. Following these suggestions, argues CHF, will create more opportunities for the entire populatio
By Center for Financial Inclusion, May 10, 2013
How important are age group definitions? A rose by any other name? This blog at the Center for Financial Inclusion discusses the implications of how we define age groups. Emphasis should be made on developing services that reflect realities of your stakeholders, rather than definitions surrounding generalized life cycle transitions.