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Children and the Financial Regulatory Landscape: Latin America

Child and Youth Finance International

Close to 5 percent of the youth population worldwide has access to a savings account, though they represent around 18 percent of the world population, and disparities are significant; in some economies (i.e Australia, France and New Zealand) around 70 percent of students of 15 years old have a bank account, though in others (Israel, Poland and Slovak Republic) the figure is less than 30 percent.

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Youth Entrepreneurship in Europe: Values, Attitudes, Policies

Eurofound

The level of youth unemployment remains very high in several EU Member States, and there is increased awareness of the economic and social consequences associated with long‑term disengagement from the labour market. In light of the high potential of entrepreneurs to create employment and sustainable growth, promoting youth entrepreneurship and making Europe more entrepreneur‑friendly has recently become a priority on the EU policy agenda.

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Youth at Work: Building Economic Opportunities for Young People in Africa

The MasterCard Foundation

Generating viable employment for young people remains a serious global problem. This situation is particularly acute in Sub-Saharan Africa, where some 600 million people are currently under the age of 25. Many still do not have access to quality and reliable economic opportunities, either through self- or formal employment. The economic and social costs of this challenge are too high. It is time for the global youth jobs movement to take its work to a new level—a level that will create new economic opportunity for millions of young people.

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Zeroing In on Place and Race: Youth Disconnection in America’s Cities

Measure of America

Disconnected youth are teenagers and young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither working nor in school. There are 5,527,000 disconnected youth in America today, or one in seven young adults (13.8 percent)—about as many people as live in Minnesota. The national disconnected youth population is larger than the populations of thirty US states.

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Paving the Way for Post-2015: Unlocking Public and Private Finance Solutions

UNCDF

2014 was a transitional year for development. As countries make a final push toward the Millennium Development Goals while negotiating a new development framework, UNCDF has been an active participant on both fronts.

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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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