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Knowledge Management Platform for Increasing the Scale and Sustainability of Youth Economic Opportunity Programs

Making Cents International
Meeting the needs of the global youth population requires evidence-based, scalable, and sustainable initiatives. In response, Making Cents International offers a demand-driven Knowledge Management (KM) platform that builds the capacity of positive youth development stakeholders worldwide to design, implement, and evaluate high-impact youth economic opportunity programs, policies, and partnerships.
 
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Policy in Focus: Youth and Employment in the BRICS

The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth: United Nations Development Programme
The issue is dedicated to the analysis of the usage of social programs to promote youth employment in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries. The 2014 BRICS Academic Forum officially transferred the responsibilities of host country, South Africa to Brazil, providing an impetus to understand how the BRICS countries have made use of their extensive expertise in social policies and programs to go beyond mitigation of crisis, towards the realization of young people’s ambitions.
 
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Economic Opportunities for Rural Youth: Global Trends, Transferrable Lessons Learned, and Actionable Learning

Making Cents International
This technical brief on how to effectively evaluate youth economic opportunities programming is developed by Making Cents International’s Collaborative Learning & Action Institute for Increased Youth Economic Opportunities and forms part of our State of the Field in Youth Economic Opportunities technical brief series.
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Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Armenia

International Labor Organization, The MasterCard Foundation

This report presents the highlights of the 2012 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (NSSRA) within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

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UN System-Wide Action Plan on Youth Report 2014

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in its role as permanent co-chair of the UN Inter-agency Network on Youth Development, was requested to take the lead in developing and overseeing the implementation of the Youth-SWAP.

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Mutual Learning Workshop - What Works on Employment Services for Youth and Why?

International Labor Organization

As part of the initiatives of the area of critical importance "jobs and skills for youth", the ILO organized a mutual learning workshop on employment services for youth on 25 and 26 September 2014. This workshop provided a platform to review effective practices in the provision of employment services and programs to young people and their potential  replication to other countries.

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Labor Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Uganda

ILO, The MasterCard Foundation

This report presents the highlights of the 2013 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

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Arab Knowledge Report: Youth and Localization of Knowledge

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) and The United Nations Development Programme / Regional Bureau for Arab States

The integration of the youth and the localization of knowledge in the Arab World is a vital issue for the present and the future. In addressing this issue, the current report offers a pivotal step in the journey towards establishing the knowledge society, for which the Arab youth are the main pillar.

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The MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion: Post-Symposium Report

The MasterCard Foundation and The Boulder Institute of Microfinance

As a follow-up to The MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion held this past July in Turin, in association with the Boulder Institute of Microfinance, the 2014 Post-Symposium Report has been released, which highlights key sessions and takeaways from the event. 

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