On April 4-5, 2017, PYXERA Global will convene an invite-only forum focusing on specific solvable problems related to Global Health, Agriculture, and Economic Opportunity. Join leaders from across sectors for two days of intensive collaboration to move the Global Goals from aspiration to achievement.
Education systems across the world are undertaking transformations in order to develop essential skills and competencies in students to be successful in the 21st century. This global movement is reacting to and preparing for changing social, technological, and economic demands. In order to be effective, the full breadth of skills, from literacy and numeracy to creativity, collaboration, and problem solving, must be cultivated across age groups and learning environments, including school, community, home, and society at large.
The World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings Human Development Flagship event will provide a platform for unparalleled global influencer voices to come together to highlight how integrated, high-impact investments across health, nutrition, education, skills and social protection can transform the life trajectory for young people living in poverty and put countries on stronger paths toward inclusive, sustainable g
The advancement of women’s rights and economic empowerment in market systems contributes to the economic well-being of families, communities, and nations. Increasingly, stakeholders from the public and private sectors as well as civil society members are raising their voices on women’s economic empowerment.
Young people currently make up the largest youth population in history, and throughout the world they face a common challenge: persistent youth unemployment. Citi Foundation, a CGAP member, is investing $100 million globally over the next three years as part of its Pathways to Progress program to prepare 500,000 young people ages 16-24 for today's competitive job market.
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit is a global convening that brings together 500+ leading stakeholders from 55 countries to connect, exchange, and collaborate. Now in its 11th year, the Summit is the largest convening of its kind in North America for the youth economic opportunities community.
LAPO Institute for Microfinance and Enterprise Development
Aug 23, 2017 (All day) to Aug 24, 2017 (All day)
The Conference on Microfinance and Enterprise Development (CMED) brings together academics, practitioners and policymakers from within and outside Nigeria to examine the current state of microfinance and enterprise development, with a v
Over the last decades, Africa has been experiencing rapid technological and economic development creating new opportunities for millions of people all over the continent. However, with more than 226 million people aged between 15-241 , Africa has the youngest population – and the highest youth unemployment rate (60% ) – in the world.
Social Impact will present final results of a USAID-funded six-year randomized control trial of the A Ganar workforce development program in Honduras. Implemented by Partners of the Americas, A Ganar uses sports-based life skills activities, vocational training, internships and follow-on support to combat youth unemployment.
Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) have partnered on a #BankTheYouth Campaign to raise awareness and stimulate activity around financial inclusion and financial capability for children and youth around the world.
YouthPower Learning invites youth-serving organizations to attend this free, in-person training on how to measure Positive Youth Development (PYD) to improve program performance on multi-sector outcomes. PYD is a guiding principle of USAID’s Youth in Development Policy. Both a philosophy and an approach, PYD emphasizes the importance of young people having the knowledge and skills they need, the opportunity to harness those skills, and a supportive environment in order to thrive as adults.
How will the global economy change with emerging trends such as fintech and artificial intelligence? Will the Malaysian economy be able to future-proof against this, amidst concerns over a growing world population, climate change and food security?