This fund promotes the poverty reduction aims of Millennium Development Goals and the Habitat Agenda for better, more sustainable and equitable towns and cities throughout the developing world. It provides grants of up to $25,000 for new ideas and solutions for job creation, good governance, adequate shelter and secure tenure.
A webinar which brings together different stakeholders involved in a recent Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation programme. The panel includes girl beneficiaries and programme implementors from Uganda and Guartemala as well as trainer and donor representatives.
Governments and business are coming to realize that educating future workers and consumers is critical for global stability. Check out this special report from Financial Times on the benefits of investing in young people.
The Commonwealth Secretariat in partnership with the Government of the Republic of South Africa
Mar 18, 2013 (All day) to Mar 20, 2013 (All day)
The Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers (CCETYW 2013) has been organised by The Commonwealth Secretariat in partnership with the Government of the Republic of South Africa with an aim of bringing together Youth Development Practitioners from across the commonwealth for the 1st time ever. The delegates are drawn from youth development networks in Governments, NGOs youth workers associations and Youth Development agencies.
Innovative Secondary Education for Skills Enhancement was presented under the Monitoring, evaluation and Impact Assessment Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Results for Development Institute discusses the focus of their research and evaluation efforts, as well as any future programming that is expected to result from the research.
Increasing Incomes and Advancing Social Identities of Rural Adolescent Girls was presented under the Workforce Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Promising practices in gender and workforce development programs are discussed.
Getting ready for the 21st century was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference by Gabi Zedlmayer. Zedlmayer explains how innovative technology can be used to solve some of the biggest issues we face in the environment, education and in healthcare.
Restless Development, Institute of Development Studies, Pastoralist Communication Initiative
In 2011, Restless Development, in partnership with IDS and the Pastoralist Communication Initiative, supported a group of young Karimojong men and women to conduct action research, exploring the barriers hindering young people from securing sustainable livelihoods in one of the poorest post conflict regions in Africa. This resulted in the illustrated book “Strength, Creativity and Livelihoods of Karimojong Youth”.