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February 16, 2016 ; (All day) EST
To be considered as a presenter at the 10th annual Global Youth Economic...
February 25, 2016 ; 10:00am EST
According to Eurostat’s latest figures, 23.296 million men and women in...
March 11, 2016 ; (All day) EST
      What: ​Webinar: What is Positive Youth Development?Who: Dr. George...

Worth Reading

Originally published by Next Billion.  Five million. That’s how many jobs our global economy needs to create each month to absorb everyone entering the job market in the next decade. Based on today’s numbers, nearly half those jobs will be for youth. But instead of gaining jobs, the global economy remains sluggish and low-skilled jobs are increasingly lost to automation. In Spain and Greece, youth unemployment rates have reached nearly 50 percent, and in Tunisia, where the Arab Spring started, the youth unemployment rate hasn’t budged from over 30 percent since the protests. High youth unemployment is one of the biggest problems confronting advanced and developing countries alike. To ease... Read more
This report, authored by Making Cents International and funded by the Citi foundation, draws upon research and best practices globally to frame the key activities necessary for improving urban youth economic opportunities (with an emphasis on the global south).
"The Private Sector and Youth Skills and Employment Programs" report focuses on understanding the implications and challenges the private sector will face in the youth employment arena. Produced by the Solutions 4 Youth Employment (S4YE) coalition and launched at the 2015 Global Youth...
The Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 provides an update on key youth labour market indicators and trends, focusing both on the continuing labour market instability and on structural issues in youth labour markets. The report offers valuable lessons learned on “what works” for youth...
Check out the webinar recording to learn more about Save the Children's structured experience toolkit, an exciting guide to help program managers use routine monitoring data and set up learning loops for continuous program improvement.
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News and Analysis

Originally posted by: Dalberg-Digital Sharing's Next Frontier Globally, 75 million youth are unemployed and another 536 million underemployed,...
Original post: Atlas corps Apply now for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps! Seeking Global NGO Leaders for Paid Fellowship in U.S Priority...
Originally posted by: Youth Employment Decade On 14th December, the 2015 Human Development Report titled ‘Work for Human Development’ was presented...
Originally posted by: The Huffington Post  Every two years, the International Labour Organization produces a report on labour-market trends for young...
Originally posted by: The Washington Post President Obama, accompanied by Jeff Zients, director of the White House National Economic Council,...

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