Developing an understanding of how trauma affects the lives of youth, and how service providers can infuse this understanding into their work with young people from various populations, can make an important difference in outcomes for youth.
Economic strengthening programs have an impact on children and youth, whether intentionally or unintentionally. How do we understand the factors that impact child well-being? How do we research and measure these?
The MENA region is at a critical juncture in its development. For over twenty years, the region has had the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. Over the past decade, a large number of interventions have been developed to improve employment outcomes for young people. While many of these interventions are thought to have beneﬁted individual participants (few have undergone rigorous evaluation) they have not had a tangible impact on the circumstances of the region’s youth overall.
Innovation is the introduction and creation of something new, in the form of an idea, skill, product, service or process, that helps improve an organization or society. The Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) hopes to introduce a wider view of innovation as new methods of creating value, and to focus on research that study innovative processes, organizational practices, systems, supply chain design and other mechanisms that are related to operations in practice.
Join more than 600 development professionals representing the private sector, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, government agencies, multilateral institutions, and universities actively engaged in the field at the SID-Washington 2013 Annual Conference.
Each year, the ANDE Annual Conference is the largest gathering of members from around the globe. The event is targeted at high-level executives of ANDE member organizations, including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, and research institutions. The highly interactive agenda features workshops on solutions to common challenges, networking sessions, and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB space.
A four-day problem-solving, strategic retreat for nonprofit leaders, for-profit social entrepreneurs, grant-makers and impact investors engaged in economic justice enterprises. On World Poverty Day, break down the silos of unproductive competition and go beyond the boundaries of conventional poverty alleviation. The gathering leverages resources, shares innovations, enlists allies, builds coalitions and creates force multipliers.
The Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum will be a landmark event for expanding global financial inclusion. With an innovative approach and carefully selected participants, the Global Forum will be a unique opportunity to engage a broad range of players in financial inclusion in a collaborative environment where they can map the action agenda for achieving financial inclusion by the year 2020.
At this time of dramatic global change, addressing interconnected global issues is more important than ever. The annual InterAction Forum allows the leadership of NGOs, governments, philanthropy, corporations and civil society to engage and forge common solutions to improve the lives of the world’s poor and marginalized, moving us toward a sustainable planet that works for all.
Making Cents International's Collaborative Learning and Action
Sep 10, 2013 (All day) to Sep 12, 2013 (All day)
The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference is the premier learning event for practitioners, policy-makers, funders, private sector companies, technical assistance providers, researchers, educators, government representatives, and youth leaders working to increase economic opportunities for young people.
This webinar will bring together leading financial institutions offering youth savings, international programs promoting youth savingsand some of the best thinkers on the topic of savings. The objective of the discussion is to advance understanding of the quantitative cost and revenue drivers of the business case at the institutional level. We will also discuss the extent to which market conditions affect the business case. Finally, we also want to hear the qualitative motivations for providers that offer youth savings.
A year ago, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convened a panel of 26 eminent people, including Center for American Progress Chair John Podesta and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman, to make recommendations for an ambitious global development agenda beyond the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals—the shared global antipoverty targets co-signed by all U.N. member states—at the end of 2015. In its report Released May 30, the U.N.
Making Cents International and Chemonics International
Dec 11, 2013 (10:00am to 11:00am)
Webinar: Join John Owens, mobile money expert for Chemonics International, and Making Cents International for an update on the growing shift from mobile money to broader digital financial services to promote financial inclusion. The broader services include electronic funds transfers, debit/ATM cards, and agent banking.