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Youth Products Now Available in Aisle 1

Youth Employment and Sustainability (YES)

Youth Products Now Available in Aisle 1 was presented at a Plenary Session at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. This presentation discusses a new public-private partnership that links youth to markets using Whole Foods Market stores

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Examining the Evidence: Topics of Interest to USAID in Youth Development & Education

USAID and JBS International

Examining the Evidence: Topics of Interest to USAID in Youth Development & Education was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. USAID discusses its efforts in developing a research agenda focused on youth workforce development, youth education in conflict environments, and holistic, crosssector youth development. Results from an iterative process encompassing literature reviews, interviews with thought leaders, and consultations with USAID staff and other
stakeholders are shared.

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Increasing Incomes and Advancing Social Identities of Rural Adolescent Girls

Save the Children

Increasing Incomes and Advancing Social Identities of Rural Adolescent Girls was presented under the Workforce Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Promising practices in gender and workforce development programs are discussed.

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Youth Programming Approach: Overcoming Gender Barriers in South Asia

Education Development Center

Youth Programming Approach: Overcoming Gender Barriers in South Asia was presented under the Workforce Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Creative strategies for ensuring training, job placement and other services that respond to the unique needs of women are discussed.

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Arab Youth Development Network

Save the Children

Presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, Save the Children discusses their Youth Development Service Network (YDSN) that support the Arab region: The YDSN is responsive to youth needs by functioning as a Center of Excellence for youth development through three ways: a knowledge hub that synthesizes internal knowledge and external evidence to drive the strategic agenda for youth; regional partnerships that shape and manage creative alliances based on shared priorities and objectives; and implementation support by standardizing and sharing best practices to execut

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Youth Entrepreneurship: A Contexts Framework - Sector Consultation

Youth Business International and Overseas Development Institute

Youth Entrepreneurship: A Contexts Framework- Sector Consultation was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. This presentation allows participants to take away a practical tool on how to adapt interventions to context to maximize impact, and have the opportunity to join a sector consultation to shape and design this exciting and on-going project.

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Meeting Liberia’s Growth Sector Skills Demand through Centers of Excellence in Higher Education

RTI International and USAID

Meeting Liberia’s Growth Sector Skills Demand through Centers of Excellence in Higher Education was presented under the Workforce Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Drawing from their experience in Liberia, session presenters from RTI International and University of Michigan share promising practices for developing university-based centers of excellence that produce skilled graduates meeting private sector demand. Specific tools and models to be discussed include:

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Youth Employment Mexico

Instituto Mexicano de la Juventud

Youth Employment Mexico was presented by Miguel Ángel Carreón at the keynote address of the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. In his address, Carreón discusses what the Mexican Government has done in order to address the youth unemployment issue.

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What Does the World of Work for 1.2 billion Youth Look Like? A Vision for the Future

International Labour Organization

What Does the World of Work for 1.2 billion Youth Look Like? A Vision for the Future Grounded in Today’s Realities and Research was presented as a keynote address at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs. Salazar explores his vision for the future on the youth employment challenge, grounded in today’s realities and research.

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Getting ready for the 21st century

HP

Getting ready for the 21st century  was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference by Gabi Zedlmayer. Zedlmayer explains how innovative technology can be used to solve some of the biggest issues we face in the environment, education and in healthcare.

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