Events

April 2, 2015 ; 09:00am EST
United Nations Development Programme is launching its brand new #...
April 6, 2015 ; (All day) EST
Learn the basic concepts of social entrepreneurship! Think about and frame...
April 15, 2015 ; (All day) EST
The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier...

Worth Reading

‘Generation Jobless?’ uniquely explores the characteristics of both today's and tomorrow's youth and the causes of the youth unemployment crisis. The book takes a global, multi-stakeholder perspective to showcase proven solutions to tackle the crisis. Featuring interviews and input from various stakeholders, it offers a positive and constructive look at change by directing each group to become part of the solution and in particular youth to take on responsibility for themselves and their peers by turning into job creators rather than job seekers. Book Review Youth unemployment is one of the greatest challenges of our times. The recent economic crisis, the worst since the Great Depression in... Read more
Sessions will be developed according to the 2015 theme of “Scale in Practice” and five technical tracks: Workforce Development, Enterprise Development, Financial Inclusion, Monitoring & Evaluation and Gender.
Learn how practitioners and workforce stakeholders can identify some of the “best” indicators for measuring youth workforce development outcomes, how they've been measured in the past, and what can be learned from those experiences?
Microsoft and Making Cents International collaborated to offer “Understanding the Technology Skills Training Landscape: Framework and Tool” to support a common language and greater understanding of the unique role that each stakeholder plays in the youth workforce development field.
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

UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications UN-Habitat on Thursday launched a call for applications for the Urban Youth Fund. In...
Online consultations for the UNESCO Youth Forum have begun! The preparations of the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum have begun! Building on the calls...
Do you want to contribute innovative solutions that promote the social wellbeing of youth and women? Join the challenge Join the challenge and...
Originally posted on the Huffington Post on March 3, 2015 High levels of youth unemployment may be one of cities' worst nightmares: not only does it...
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited, highly diverse young people from all across America. Each year, the...

Latest Resources

We evaluate, using a randomized trial, two school-based financial literacy education programs in...
The economic and social prospects are daunting for the 89 million out-of-school youth who comprise nearly...
Youth unemployment, underemployment and wages that are below the poverty line ($1.25 per day) diminish human...

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