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InterAction Forum 2014

ORGANIZER: 
InterAction, AIYD
DATE: 
Jun 10, 2014 (09:30am) to Jun 13, 2014 (05:30pm)

Taking place from June 10-13, 2014.

Three Ways to Bridge the Employability Gap in the Developing World

Results for Development (R4D)

Re-posted with permission from R4D:

What are the skills needed for employability in the 21st century economy? And what innovative models are needed to deliver these skills to students?

Higher Education and the World of Work

ORGANIZER: 
SID
DATE: 
May 21, 2014 (10:00am to 11:30am)

How do students gain formal work experience during their post-secondary experience before making the transition to formal employment? What are best practices for gaining work experience that prepare students with the soft and hard skills needed to be successful in their professional lives? Join us for a conversation with experts to discuss best practices and lessons learned from current models from around the globe.

Moderator:

Joyce Warner, Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, IREX

Panelists:

Voice & Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity

ORGANIZER: 
World Bank
DATE: 
May 14, 2014 (05:15pm to 06:15pm)

After two years, many consultations, and many more hours of work, our team will launch a groundbreaking report on 14 May, with Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Employment Generation in Rural Africa: Mid-term Results from an Experimental Evaluation of the Youth Opportunities Program in Northern Uganda

Innovations for Poverty Action

Can cash transfers promote employment and reduce rural poverty in Africa? Will lower youth unemployment and poverty reduce the risk of social instability? We experimentally evaluate one of Uganda’s largest development programs, which provided thousands of young people nearly unconditional, unsupervised cash transfers to pay for vocational training, tools, and business start-up costs. Mid-term results after two years suggest four main findings.

Resource Type: 
Report

The World's Youth 2013 Data Sheet

Population Reference Bureau

Girls and boys in developing countries are enrolling in secondary school in greater numbers than ever before, giving them knowledge and skills for healthy, productive lives.

Resource Type: 
Report

2014 High level Stakeholders and Youth Meeting at the UN

ORGANIZER: 
Child and Youth Finance International
DATE: 
May 23, 2014 (All day)

Social and Financial Inclusion for Children and Youth

 

The Global Youth Wellbeing Index

International Youth Foundation and CSIS

The inaugural Global Youth Wellbeing Index gathers and connects youth-related data to 

Resource Type: 
Report

Lessons from WING Cambodia

Risk Frontier Consulting
Resource Type: 
Report

East Africa Dairy Development Project: Profiles of Progress

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
This profile is on Paul Kimeni Muchai who participates in the East Africa Dairy Development Project. The project provides training, veterinary care, financial services, and access to a chilling plant—allowing farmers to pool their milk and increase their income
Resource Type: 
Case Study

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