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Informal is the New Normal:Engaging Youth in Informal, Fragile Economies

Mercy Corps, International Rescue Committee, Plan International

This presentation focused on how engaging young women in conflict and post-conflict environments, as well as unpredictable economies, requires tailored and nuanced interventions. Each panelist shared transferable guidance on how young women can find safe and steady economic opportunities in these economies.

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Presentation

June 23 Webinar: Citizen Exchange, Economic Opportunity, and Eastern Europe

ORGANIZER: 
Citizen Diplomacy Network, Center for Citizen Diplomacy
DATE: 
Jun 23, 2014 (03:00pm to 04:00pm)

Exchanging Understanding: How Citizen Exchange and Economic Opportunity Are Shaping the Future of Eastern Europe

The perspective of Ukraine's youth has been significantly shaped by citizen exchange programs, such as those made possible by Fulbright, Muskie, and the Soros Foundation, which have offered a glimpse of the brighter future of a democratic European state. 

Soccer Helps Youth Promote Peace in Kenya

USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is using sports to help youth in Kenya learn conflict resolution skills and build community ties.

Resource Type: 
Video/Audio

A Pragmatic Optimist’s View on Egypt’s Future: Discussion with Dr. El Mostafa Higazy, Strategic Advisor to the President of Egypt

ORGANIZER: 
American Egyptian Youth Network, GW Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
DATE: 
Apr 25, 2014 (12:00pm to 01:30pm)

The American Egyptian Youth Network and The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences will host a discussion with Dr. El Mostafa Higazy, Strategic Advisor to the President of Egypt, moderated by Dean Vinson from Columbian College. With a front row seat to the changing landscape in contemporary Egypt - and more than 25 years of experience in strategic political planning, crisis management, philosophy, and institutional development - Dr.

Making Cents International’s 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference Program and “State of the Field” Publication Now Available

Making Cents International

The 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference program is now available for you to review.  The 2013 event will contain two Spotlights: "Opportunities for Rural Youth"focuses on how to support youth in rural areas. "Power of Technology" showcases how to utilize technology in your programming. The conference will take place September 10-12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Click here to view the interactive program. The 2013 “State of the Field” Publication is also available online. Click here to access the latest publication. 

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

ORGANIZER: 
Making Cents International's Collaborative Learning and Action
DATE: 
Sep 10, 2013 (All day) to Sep 12, 2013 (All day)

The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference is the premier learning event for practitioners, policy-makers, funders, private sector companies, technical assistance providers, researchers, educators, government representatives, and youth leaders working to increase economic opportunities for young people.

 

A New Middle East: Investing Where it Matters Most

Global Communities (CHF)

How do we redefine investment in the Middle East? Political and and social changes in MENA offer a multitude of opportunities to address economic disparity and lack of opportunity, but those change must begin with investing in youth, to grow and create jobs for future generations. Moreover, creating enabling political, legal, and business environments will better address youth needs and increase financing. Following these suggestions, argues CHF, will create more opportunities for the entire populatio

Resource Type: 
Paper

When it comes to Youth Employability, “One-Sized Approaches” DO NOT fit All

Creative Associates International

When it comes to Youth Employability, “One-Sized Approaches” DO NOT fit All was presented under the Workforce Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Using cases for El Salvador, Mozambique, and Brazil, a model for holistic programming that uses proven approaches and activities that enable youth to transform their lives, create positive futures and positively influence the larger social, economic and political environment is discussed.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Expanding Youth Employability in Conflict-Affected Contexts: Lessons and Tools from Pakistan, Afghanistan & Uganda

Aga Khan Foundation and MEDA

Expanding Youth Employability in Conflict-Affected Contexts: Lessons and Tools from Pakistan, Afghanistan & Uganda ​was presented under the Workforce Development Track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Aga Khan Foundation and MEDA discuss key findings and introduce two tools: “for and by youth” information-gathering and “youth suitability” pathways.

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Presentation

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