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Trends in Social Innovation

Ashoka

Trends in Social Innovation is the go-to source of information on social innovation in higher education, cataloguing emerging trends, institutional case studies, and comprehensive class directories from colleges and universities around the world.

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Jobs or Privileges: Unleashing the Employment Potential of the Middle East and North Africa

CSIS

This report shows that in MENA, policies that lower competition and create an unleveled playing field abound and constrain private sector job creation.

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Workforce Connections Key “Soft Skills” That Foster Workforce Success: Toward a Consensus Across Fields

Child Trends, FHI 360 and USAID

Soft Skills Key to Success for Youth Worldwide

New report identifies five most important “soft skills” that will help youth find and keep jobs

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OECD Skills Outlook 2015: Youth, Skills and Employability

OECD

The OECD Skills Outlook 2015: Youth, Skills and Employability makes clear that where education and the labour market co-exist as two separate worlds, it is very difficult for young people to manage the transition from one to the other.

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EY Global Job Creation and Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2015

Global Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

"If you think you can, or you think you can’t, either way you are right." 
Henry Ford

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World Report on Child Labour 2015: Paving the way to decent work for young people

International Labour Organization

The Report presents empirical evidence of how child labour combined with limited education can lead to increased youth vulnerability and greater difficulties in transiting to good jobs.

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Creating High-Impact Employment Experiences for Youth

EY and MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

The societal benefits of lifting a generation out of unemployment and underemployment are well-established. Additionally, a growing number of companies are now discovering that, quite apart from social good, youth inclusion in the workplace can reap significant business dividends too.

EY’s 2015 Global Job Creation and Youth Entrepreneurship Survey found that 62% of leading entrepreneurs are mentoring young people and 59% offer internships and apprenticeships. They may be on to something.

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Youth Hold the Key: Building Your Workforce Today and in the Future

The Bridgespan Group and Bain & Company

“Without youth, our stores would close,” said one employer at a 2014 roundtable on youth employment, expressing the views of many firms that rely heavily on young workers to fill entry-level jobs. “We wouldn’t be able to keep up with the times technologically, with social media, and so on. Youth keep us current and keep us connected to the public.”

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Improving Working Conditions for Young Workers

MEDA

An estimated 18 million Ethiopian children aged 5-17 engage in some form of work—almost a fourth of the population. Although the country’s policies and legislation protect children from exploitative labor and support their education, the incidences of child labor still remain very high in the informal sectors, making it difficult to enforce safe and reasonable labor practices.

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More Inclusive Finance for Youth: Scalable and Sustainable Delivery Models for Financial and Non-Financial Services

European Microfinance Platform

"More Inclusive Finance for Youth: Scalable and Sustainable Delivery Models for Financial and Non-Financial Services" has just been released by the e-MFP Youth Financial Inclusion Action Group.

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