An IYF webinar offers strategies currently being implemented in the region to address the gap between employer needs and youth competencies.
As a Tibetan refugee in northern Nepal, Tsechu has witnessed firsthand the impact of changing weather patterns and rapid deglaciation on high altitude villages.
Entrepreneurial initiatives can facilitate job creation, inclusive economic growth, and achievement of the SDGs in the Middle East and North Africa.
Youth are risk takers. They offer the world fresh perspectives to complex problems, yet the world rarely talks about them this way. Those of us working to support economic development and youth’s role in the economy as they transition to productive adulthoods often see this narrative missing...
Learn three practical pieces of advice from Madeleine Albright, Zainab Salbi, and Helene D. Gayle.
Today, just looking at population statistics makes it clear that prioritizing investment in the world's young people bears incredible potential for broad and meaningful impact. And actually listening to youth priorities and understanding their perspective means that businesses and governments can move forward in ways that engage youth and address real needs and opportunities.
Gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa labor market has been a struggle for years, and Palestine in particular has seen some of the lowest rates of women’s participation in the region.
Gender equality “takes all parts of the equation moving,” says expert Dr. Margo Thomas.
In our work in East Africa, we often see the need to support informal jobs, entrepreneurship, and access to finance. Read insights from The MasterCard Foundation's new report on mixed livelihoods and some key lessons for program design.
We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.