It's Impossible to Break the Glass Ceiling If You Can't Get in the Door: Increasing Women's Workforce Participation in Afghanistan

Chemonics International

In this breakout session, facilitators will present the findings of a workplace obstacles assessment conducted by USAID’s Women in Government (WIG) project in Afghanistan.

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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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Beyond Dividing Lines: The Reality of Youth-Led Peacebuilding in Afghanistan, Colombia, Libya and Sierra Leone

United Network of Young Peacebuilders

This report presents the findings of research carried out in Afghanistan, Colombia, Libya and Sierra Leone between January and October 2018 by the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders) with the support of USAID’s YouthPower Learning Project. The project was undertaken in collaboration with four UNOY Peacebuilders member organisations: Afghans for Progressive Thinking, Fundación Escuelas de Paz, Together We Built It and Youth Participation in Peace and Development-Sierra Leone (YPPD-SL).

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Youth Protest Movements in Afghanistan: Seeking Voice and Agency

United States Institute of Peace
After the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Afghanistan’s new political order provided space for increased political participation, more education, and antiregime personal expression, some of which took the form of protest movements. Especially after the 2014 presidential election, high-profile youth protest movements became a notable element on the political scene, though none has yet proved sustainable. 
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Twinning in PVE: Modeling Employability Skills Training on Resiliency Framework

Youth Economic Opportunities Network
Mar 6, 2019 (09:30am to 10:30am)


Join Making Cents International’s Youth Economic OpportunitiesNetwork (YEO Network) and RTI International for an interactive Apply It! Webinar. The webinar will delve deeper into a conversation started at the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit (GYEO) in September 2018 about "CVE for PYD"  and USAID’s Kenya Youth Employment and Skills (K-YES) program.

Girl Research and Learning (GRL) Power Project: What can we learn from girl-led research in Jordan?

YouthPower Learning
Jun 25, 2018 (08:30am to 11:30am)

Girl Research and Learning (GRL) Power Project:
What can we learn from girl-led research in Jordan?

June 25, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m (EDT) (in Arabic)  Register 

Tech & Innovation for Employment

Mercy Corps
May 23, 2018 (08:00am to 06:00pm)

Mercy Corps’ Youth Impact Labs in partnership with Google.org are joining forces to host an event that will bring together thought leaders in technology and innovation for youth employment in Eastern Africa. We will meet in an intimate gathering to explore how tech-enabled solutions can unlock opportunities for youth entrepreneurship and employment in the region and beyond.

What Works in Youth and Women's Employment in MENA?

International Labour Organization
Apr 23, 2018 (All day) to Apr 24, 2018 (All day)

The 2 day event will share knowledge and evidence on what works in youth and women’s employment by looking at case studies of the ILO-IFAD Community of Practice on Youth Employment for MENA countries.