World Bank Vice President: Morocco’s Progress toward Economic Diversification must be accompanied by Greater job Creation and Youth Inclusion

From The World Bank   World Bank Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Hafez Ghanem, closed today a four-day official visit to Morocco. He highlighted the critical strategic partnership between the World Bank Group and Morocco and called for continued and enhanced cooperation. In an adverse regional and global contexts, Ghanem

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Closing the Gender Gap: Lessons from Africa

From The World Bank  We hear that girls in Africa don’t have the same opportunities as boys to get a decent education, that discrimination is shutting women out of the jobs and assets they need to provide a better standard of living for their families, that the benefits of economic growth are being wiped out

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Youth networks join forces to turn ideas into action

From UNESCO From 14 to 18 February, the “Debate to Action” communications and leadership programme brought together young Arab emerging leaders in Amman, Jordan, to enhance their capacities to make their voices heard in the public sphere and carry-out effective advocacy. The five-day workshop aimed to provide these young women and men with the tools

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UN Radio: Refugee crisis needs young people to “make a difference”

From UN Radio  Check out this UN Radio discussion below on the potential of young people during a humanitarian crisis: Young people will be the ones to "make a difference" in humanitarian crises if they can demonstrate motivation and dedication. That's according to an activist who spoke at a briefing on the global

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