FULL LIST OF MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

Digital Youth Summit

ORGANIZER: 
Peshawar 2.0, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board and the World Bank
DATE: 
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.

Less Politics, More Economics: Getting Real About Rural Youth in the Middle East and North Africa

Making Cents International

In recent weeks, unprecedented acts of cruelty and violence have dominated world headlines in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries where we work, including Tunisia[i] and Yemen.[ii]  While politics and religion are dissected as drivers of terrorism, the underlying economic cause and effect seems to receive far less attention and debate.[iii] For MENA’s youth, the reality is that economics

Arab Youth Employment Conference

ORGANIZER: 
Silatech
DATE: 
Apr 28, 2015 (All day) to Apr 30, 2015 (All day)

Silatech is organizing a conference on Arab Youth Employment: Promoting Innovative Solutions to Longstanding Challenges, to be held in Amman, Jordan on April 28-30, 2015. 

Essay Competition: Rural Development Strategies in the MENA Region

Global Development Network

If you are currently a student enrolled in a university from a MENA country and are between 21 and 29 years old, speak out on the strategies for a better rural Development in the MENA region: What does the future hold for the rural areas in the MENA region? How can they face climate change? Which role can youth have?

The ChangemakerXchange

Ashoka

Originally created in Istanbul by Ashoka and supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, t

Preparing Youth for Pre-Employment Success – A Case Study from Lebanon

Making Cents International

Making Cents International has been providing technical assistance in the area of workforce development for the Lebanon Industry Value Chain Development (LIVCD) project, a five-year, $41.7 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program implemented by DAI, aimed at improving Lebanon’s economic stability and providing income-generating opportunities for small business while creating jobs for the rural population, in particular women and youth.

Essay Competition: Rural Development Strategies in the MENA Region

Global Development Network

If you are currently a student enrolled in a university from a MENA country and are between 21 and 29 years old, speak out on the strategies for a better rural Development in the MENA region: What does the future hold for the rural areas in the MENA region? How can they face climate change? Which role can youth have?

Financial Services for Rural Youth: Learning Agenda and Egypt Case Study

Making Cents International

With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and in partnership with Silatech, Making Cents International is implementing the IFAD Rural Youth Economic Empowerment Program (RYEEP); a three-year grant to increase employment and self-employment of young people aged 15-35 in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) countries of Egypt, Yemen, Morocco and Tunisia.

Resource Type: 
Report

Talent Cloud Request for Applications (RFA)

Closing Date:

Apr 12, 2015

Workforce Connections (WC) is establishing a professional development program called the Talent Cloud. The Talent Cloud is an initiative that targets professionals working in development, specifically on the global youth employment problem. The objective of the platform is to equip workforce development professionals with technical and field knowledge, opportunities to collaborate with like-minded peers, and provide access to experts and resources.

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