16 Jul, 2015

Investing in Youth and Ensuring Decent Jobs to Harness the Demographic Dividend on the occasion of the first-ever World Youth Skills Day

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Yesterday, 15 July 2015, at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia a side event “Investing in Youth & Ensuring Decent Jobs to Harness the Demographic Dividend” took place to mark the first-ever World Youth Skills Day. Convened by the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, and co-organized

14 Jul, 2015

World Youth Skills Day 2015

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In 2014, the UN General Assembly designated 15 July as World Youth Skills Day. World Youth Skills Day serves as an opportunity to highlight the importance of youth skills development.  World Youth Skills Day underscores the need to support programming and initiatives that equip young people with tools and resources to enhance their ability to