26 Mar, 2015

New project to create vital employment opportunities for youth and women in Jordan

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A new US $15.2 million project agreement signed in Rome will aim to reduce rural poverty, vulnerability and inequality in Jordan by creating employment and income-generating opportunities for the rural poor, especially women and youth. Zaid Al Lozi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the International Fund for Agriculture Development

11 Dec, 2014

Restoring hope to Albania’s unemployed youth

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Many young Albanian workers are returning home after losing their jobs abroad due to the economic crisis. For many of them, re-entering the local labour market is a daunting task. An ILO-UNDP project helped them address that challenge. ILO News - Jorilda and Edi Pepa worked in the bustling tourism industry of the Aegean Island of

21 May, 2014

Successful initiatives to curb youth unemployment in Africa

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(UNESCO) 19 May 2014 — Four videos showcase successful initiatives of technical and vocational training project that give youth a better chance to find decent work. The videos focus on innovative projects in Benin, Nigeria and Senegal, which have proven effective in providing youth with skills and competences in demand. In recent years, the alarming […]

19 May, 2014

New training programme to improve employment options for 15 thousand Bolivian youth

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(World Bank) 15 May — The World Bank (WB) Board of Executive Directorstoday approved US$20 million in financing for a youth training program for low income Bolivian youth. The Improving Employability and Labor Income of Youth Project will help close to 15 thousand youth between the ages of 17-35 improve their chances of accessing the labor market. “One […]