- Policy Makers
- Youth Leaders
- Private Sector Companies
- Educators & Researchers
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How to support young people to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for gainful employment or improved work performance; and how to provide employers with an effective means to communicate and meet their demand for skills.
How to support young people to acquire the mindsets, skillsets and toolsets needed to start and grow successful businesses now or in the future.
How to select and apply relevant M&E and impact assessment approaches and tools; how to incorporate findings into youth programming.
How to apply a gender lens to youth economic opportunities programming and determine
appropriate gender-specific support for young people.
How to increase young people’s access to quality and relevant financial services and improve their financial capabilities.
This spotlight is driven by two questions: How do we support youth in their efforts to obtain technology-enabled jobs or become successful entrepreneurs? How do we harness big data, mobility, and the near ubiquity of technology to create more economic opportunities for youth?
Accounting for almost 10 percent of global employment and expected to generate 73 million new jobs by 2022, hospitality, travel and tourism is the world’s largest employer. But job creation won’t be enough to address youth unemployment if young people are not equipped with the skills needed to succeed in today’s complex marketplace. How do we address this skills gap?