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Press Release: UNCDF and The MasterCard Foundation Release Initial Findings from Ten Pilot Tests of Financial and Non-financial Services for African Youth

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), YouthSave

The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and The MasterCard Foundation today released a new publication titled Assessing New Youth-Focused Products: Pilot Testing Financial and Non-financial Services for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. The paper is based on the experiences of 10 financial service providers in Sub-Saharan Africa that are part of YouthStart, and synthesizes key recommendations, technical considerations and best practices when launching new youth-focused services. It was launched at a panel discussion at Making Cents International’s 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, which was facilitated by YouthStart Program Manager, Maria Perdomo. . The Conference is the biggest international forum on youth financial inclusion.

Save the Date: Colombia-OECD-World Bank Conference on Financial Education

OECD

We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for the forthcoming Colombia-OECD-World Bank Conference on Financial Education, which will take place on 31 October and 1 November 2012 at the Hilton Hotel in Cartagena, Colombia.

Competition Launch: What's Working?

YEN Marketplace, Making Cents International

Youth employment is now a priority in most regions of the world. There is growing focus and investment on youth employment programs, but at the moment there is limited evidence on what works, which leads to low impact and wasted resources. According to the World Bank, as much as 40% of youth employment projects have no impact on labour market outcomes for youth.

The Jobs Knowledge Platform Launches Youth Employment Videos

Jobs Knowledge Platform, World Bank

Young people from around the world share their thoughts on what a job means to them, and how they would alleviate youth unemployment.

Call for Resources: AIYD Resource Library

Alliance for International Youth Development

The Alliance for International Youth Development (AIYD) is please to announce the upcoming launch of its brand new website. Available to members and non-members, AIYD wants your reports, policy papers, and guides for youth development to be featured in AIYD’s online Resource Library!

Contact us to share your tools.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Launches Report "Investing in a Youth Dividend"

The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

In early 2012, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) published a landmark report entitled, “Investing in a Youth Dividend: An analysis of donor strategies for youth and livelihoods in conflict and crisis.”

The International Rescue Committee is pleased to hold a special session at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference to engage donors featured in the report to discuss future plans and commitments for youth and livelihoods programming.

Innovations for Poverty Action and the Citi Foundation Launch Fund to Create Evidence on Financial Capability

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Citi Foundation

Innovations for Poverty Action and the Citi Foundation Launch Fund to Create Evidence on Financial Capability

Citi IPA Financial Capability Research Fund

Closing Date:

Oct 19, 2012

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Citi Foundation invite Expressions of Interest (EOI) submissions from teams of researchers and practitioners to conduct rigorous research on product design, incentives and product-linked financial education interventions aimed at improving the way low- to moderate-income individuals manage their money.  EOI applications are due Friday, October 19, 2012 by 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time.

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