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Demand-Driven Training for youth employment programs build job-relevant skills valued by employers and useful for self-employment by offering both pre-employment skills development and some form of on-the- job training.

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Building Evidence for Workforce Development Systems: The Nuts and Bolts of Measuring Employment Outcomes for Youth

International Labour Organization, USAID

Generating more and better evidence on what works has been at the core of youth employment efforts over the last decade.

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Achieving Mass Entrepreneurship: 50 Million Jobs by 2030 by Fostering Entrepreneurship at Scale

Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME), Education Development Center (EDC)

Youth entrepreneurial energy is under-leveraged. Many youth want to engage in entrepreneurship but face significant hurdles.

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Exploring the Gender Action Learning Methodology System (GALS) to Inc. Resilience & YEO

Tetra Tech, Banyan Global, The Coffee Quality Institute

This breakout session will provide a broad overview of the Gender Action Learning Methodology System (GALS) methodology as an effective tool for increasing youth resilience and economic empowerment.

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No Longer a Last Resort: Transitioning Youth into the Workforce through Strengthened TVET Education in Ethiopia and Kenya

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), Dalhousie University, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

Technical Educational and Vocational Training (TVET) institutions are key players in the youth employment market system and central to the strategies of governments worldwide to increasing economic opportunities for youth

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Evaluation of Impact: The Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Jobs Africa Initiative

The Rockafeller Foundation

In 2013, the United Nations projected that Africa would be home to over 40 percent of the global youth population by 2030. The challenge of how to successfully absorb these young people into the formal economy became top of mind for governments, policymakers and development practitioners.

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The Opportunity Puzzle: Piecing it together for youth to thrive in a changing world

The Youth Economic Opportunities Network

 

We live in a time of rapid economic, social, and environmental change. No group has a greater stake in the consequences of these global trends than the world’s 1.8 billion young people, the largest youth cohort in history. The majority of today’s youth population—nearly 90 percent—live in developing countries, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

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2019 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Orientation Webinar

Making Cents International's Youth Economic Opportunities Network
 
The annual GYEO Summit Call for Proposals is a competitive process open to all interested applicants working to advance youth economic opportunities. Summit speakers raise awareness about their work, share knowledge and encourage collaboration in our sector through practical, hands-on breakout sessions that connect to the Summit’s theme and technical tracks.
 
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Staff Development Must Include Youth Development, Especially in South Asia

YouthToday
Investing in youth from an early age can be a slow and difficult process, but its benefits can be far-reaching, especially from a staff development point of view.
 

Financial Empowerment: A Role for Everyone

IF Consulting, LLC, Bank of Jamaica, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in Jamaica

This presentation explores the role of key stakeholders in the public and private sector and civil society in the design and implementation of a National Financial Education strategy in Jamaica that will initially target youth, the Jamaican Financial Empowerment Programme (JFEP). Participants will hear from key stakeholders from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in Jamaica and the Bank of Jamaica about the enabling policy environment and infrastructure for JFEP.

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