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Skills Mismatch in Europe

International Labor Organization
ILO reveals substantial skills mismatch in Europe
New ILO study calls on governments and social partners in Europe to provide workers with skills that match those demanded by employers.
 
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Report

Review of Development Partner Support for African Union Youth Employment and Education Priorities

USAID, FHI360

This report provides an overview of efforts of the African Union (AU) and its development partners to strengthen education in Africa, in the context of the urgent and growing youth employment challenge facing the Continent. It begins with an overview of the AU’s role, structure, and main strategic frameworks and priorities as they relate to youth employment and education.

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Report

Monitoring and Evaluation in the Development Sector

KPMG

KPMG’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Survey polled more than 35 respondents from organizations responsible for over US$100 billion of global development expenditure. The survey reflects perspectives from M&E leaders on the current state, including approaches, resources, use of technology and major challenges facing a variety of funders and implementers.

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Report

Investing in Afghanistan’s Women and Girls

Mercy Corps

This report presents a background and recent successes of Mercy Corps' INVEST Program in Afghanistan. In the Helmand province of Afghanistan, education and employment opportunities for women are rare. The INVEST Program seeks to increase market-driven knowledge and skills for youth in Helmand.

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Report

Banking on Youth: A Guide to Developing Innovative Youth Savings Programs

Women's World Bank, The Nike Foundation

This publication is a guide for deposit-taking institutions in any stage of youth savings program development—from those simply exploring the possibility of introducing youth savings, to those already offering youth products but looking for new ideas and strategies to improve performance.

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Report

Promising Practices in Youth Workforce Development: "The Seven Virtues"

USAID

This technical brief from USAID distills the findings from an extensive review of the known research and evaluation literature into seven key lessons for workforce development program design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. USAID workforce development programs seek to incorporate these lessons, while also generating additional evidence on the efficacy of interventions.

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Report

Youth Think Tank Report: Engaging Young People

The MasterCard Foundation

Increasingly, non-governmental, multilateral and bilateral organizations, and the private sector are seeking more meaningful ways to engage young people in dialogue about decision-making, program design, evaluation and policy-making.

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Report

Digital Jobs in Africa: Catalyzing Inclusive Opportunities for Youth

Dalberg, The Rockefeller Foundation

The positive economic impact of the Internet is well known. Mobile and Internet platforms have increased access to improved agriculture, education, health, and governance services by otherwise underserved communities. Beyond improving delivery of key social services, Information Communication Technology (ICT) is generating transformative growth – growth that creates sustainable pathways out of poverty.

 

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Report

The State of Urban Youth 2012/2013 , Youth in the Prosperity of Cities

UN Habitat

The increasing prominence of the youth bulge in most urban areas presents a unique opportunity, as they represent the most dynamic human resource available. Their numbers today are larger than at any point in human history. Yet this group suffers the most from urban unemployment and often feels that they lack equal access to opportunities. This is especially acute in developing countries, which have a relatively youthful population that must be mobilised to realise greater economic and social development goals.

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