Beginning this February, FHI 360 will offer practitioners the opportunity to present projects for feature at a USAID officer training: Workforce Development for Youth Employment: Program Design for Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the past year, Workforce Connections has developed and delivered two 3-day trainings for USAID officers from missions around the world.
This Microlinks seminar presents the Zimbabwe case as a means of sharing some of the tools and approaches involved in carrying out a labor market assessment. The session will also be an opportunity to provide feedback on these tools and approaches and to discuss labor market assessments more broadly
Join us for the 59th Annual Comparative and International Education Society Conference Reception!
Workforce Connections' recent proposal, led by Child Trends, “Reassessing Key “Soft Skills” for Work Readiness: Priorities for Global Humanistic Education”, will be presented by Laura Lippman of Child Trends, Rachel Carney of Child Trends, Kristin Brady of FHI 360 and Jacqueline Karau, Youth Representative.
An international forum for sharing results of the ILO’s Call for Papers on labour market transition of young women and men in developing countries. The Symposium offers an opportunity for researchers and development practitioners to discuss innovative research on themes of youth employment and labour market transitions and applicability to policy and programme advice and implementation.
“There is a great human potential, human capital and great natural resources in Africa, but for me, Africa’s greatest assets are the young people,” said United Nations Youth Envoy Ahmad Alhendawi in 2013. Alhendawi is right. Today, there are nearly 300 million people between ages 10 and 24 in sub-Saharan Africa—and there will be nearly twice as many young people in the region by mid-century. They have real, undeniable potential to build a better future for the continent.
The Workforce Connections team including Child Trends and FHI 360 will be presenting a session on "Reassessing Key "Soft Skills" for Work Readiness: Priorities for Global Humanistic Education" at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society. The session will be presented by Laura Lippman of Child Trends, Rachel Carney of Child Trends, Kristin Brady of FHI 360 and Jacqueline Karau, Youth Representative.
The National Opportunity Summit on February 25-26, 2015 in Washington, D.C. will unite a bipartisan, cross-sector group of business leaders, nonprofits, elected officials, and young people around the urgent crisis of youth unemployment and its impact on opportunity in America.
The Summit will feature proven solutions that can be taken to scale, powerful examples of collaboration that are equipping youth to succeed, chances to network and build partnerships across sectors, and a call to action we will all take forward from the event.
Please join us for a knowledge-sharing event to discuss the findings of the recent learning exercise conducted by FHI 360 in collaboration with Village Enterprise. The exercise, which was conducted as part of the Uganda Community Connector Project’s Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) mandate, focused on understanding the needs, barriers and constraints of rural youth in starting small businesses.
Devex, The MasterCard Foundation, UN Habitat, Chemonics, The Commonwealth Secretariat
Mar 16, 2015 (All day) to Mar 20, 2015 (All day)
Join Devex and the Youth Will partners for a week of online events (March 16-20) dedicated to issues facing youth. Youth Will is an interactive online conversation that explores the power of youth around the globe to change their own futures and those of their peers. Be sure to chime in using #youthwill.
The #YouthNow Campaign commemorates the 20th anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth, adopted in 1995 to support the improved situation of young people around the world. The Campaign will galvanize stakeholders ahead of global community gatherings to envision the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals.
Peshawar 2.0, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board and the World Bank
May 7, 2015 (All day) to May 9, 2015 (All day)
The Digital Youth Summit is a tech conference and startup expo which was organised in Pakistan in May 2014. It’s main objective is to bring together the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan, with a primary focus on technology entrepreneurship, on-line work and ‘tech for social’ innovation.
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations ([email protected]) is a unique platform created to foster dialogue and generate partnerships between exceptional youth, UN high officials and staff, private sector, and civil society. We are committed to empowering youth to become active participants in the success of the UN Millennium Development Goals and the transition to the Post 2015 Development Agenda.