10 Jan, 2017

Establishing Job Security for Young Women and Men in Tunisia

Tags: , , , , , |

Young women and men in Tunisia, motivated by issues such as lack of opportunities for employment and low standards of living, took to the streets in 2011 in hopes of securing better futures for themselves. Since then, Tunisia has undergone a number of political and social changes. The labour market however has only worsened, further

19 Oct, 2016

New UNIDO Project Supports Employment and Entrepreneurship for Ethiopia’s Women and Youth

Tags: , , , |

Earlier this month, the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched the Youth and Women Entrepreneurship Promotion (YoWEP) project in Addis Ababa. The YoWEP project seeks to support the Ethiopian government’s efforts to tackle the challenges of unemployment among youth and women, as well as the corresponding rise of economically driven migration. Partners to the project believe support for

18 Feb, 2014

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched today

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Today, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with other UN entities, international NGOs, and youth groups and stakeholders, launched a crowdsourcing initiative for youth priorities in the post-2015 development agenda. The crowdsourcing is part of the Global Partnership for Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, which was announced on 31 […]