Rethinking Work for Human Development


On 14th December, the 2015 Human Development Report titled ‘Work for Human Development’ was presented in Addis Ababa.  The document, reported on by the experts Mikel Mancisidor and Alfonso Dubois, underlines the new challenges affecting labour and employment.

3 Ways We Can Tackle Youth Employment

The Huffington Post

Every two years, the International Labour Organization produces a report on labour-market trends for young people. It's called the Global Employment Trends for Youth (GET Youth) and the most recent edition makes for sobering reading.

Trauma Informed Community Building

Bridge Housing, Health Equity Institute
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National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program

Youth Service America

Applications open: April 15, 2015 - June 10, 2015

Do you have a passion for community service? Have you worked hard to solve a local problem, and now want to do more? Apply for the National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) Youth Ambassador Program, a year-long program that helps young leaders (ages 16-22) create change around critical issues facing youth today.

Collaborating with the Private Sector in the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Sectors

Akilah Institute for Women

Private sector collaboration has provided to have many benefits as it can increase speed and cost efficiency of projects, alleviate capacity constraints, and add value to a project by providing diverse knowledge and expertise. In the drive to increase opportunities for formal employment for unemployed youth, NGOs have begun to collaborate with the private sector to create practical strategies in improving youth employment outcomes in projects.

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A Ganar Impact Evaluation

USAID, Partners of the America, Social Impact

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit under the Monitoring and Evaluation session "There's no I in IEs," Karen Towers, USAID Education Team Leader, presents findings from the mid-project impact evaluation of the A Ganar Program. The session highlighted the challenges that occur when implementing Randomized Control Trial impact evaluations.

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BLOG: Where’s the Economic Opportunity for the World’s Youth: Findings from the Global Youth Wellbeing Index

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Economic opportunity is a critical driver of individual and family security, and national growth, development and social progress. Harnessing the capacity of youth in particular, as producers and consumers, can be a boon to both national and the global economy alike. Yet around the world, youth in developed and emerging economies continue to face significant barriers to fulfill their economic promise and prospects.


Clinton Global Initiative
Sep 23, 2014 (04:15pm to 05:30pm)

Hosted by President Bill Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton, the 10th Annual Meeting will bring CGI members together under the 2014 theme of Reimagining Impact to facilitate the development of forward-thinking approaches that re-envision the way we impact the world.


  • Nicholas Kristof, Columnist and Author, The New York Times