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3 Strategies for Promoting Entrepreneurship in the Middle East & North Africa

Entrepreneurial initiatives can facilitate job creation, inclusive economic growth, and achievement of the SDGs in the Middle East and North Africa.

Youth Think Tank: By Youth, for Youth

The MasterCard Foundation's Youth Think Tank engages young researchers to better understand the challenges their peers face in skills training, securing employment, starting and growing businesses, and transitioning into the labor market. 

How Investments in Vietnamese Youth Paid Off

Vietnam’s youth have a better chance of being employed than many of their regional peers, with comparatively greater numbers of youth in school, jobs, or training. These are among the findings of a new study by IYF, CSIS, and Hilton Worldwide.

The Dilemma Half of South Africa’s Youth Are Facing

Half of South Africa’s young people don’t have a job and aren’t in school. How do we empower them to take part in the nation’s economic growth? Read more in a new study by IYF and Irish Aid.