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To Reach the SDGs, the World Needs a Multi-Generational Alliance

The participants in the Global Youth Forum at the World Bank made me more optimistic about our chances for success in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.

New Board Member Dr. Emmanuel Jimenez on Why Evaluation Matters

In January, IYF welcomed Emmanuel Jimenez, PhD, to its Board of Directors. He shares his thoughts on the critical role of evaluation in achieving IYF’s mission.

Jobs for Youth: A Winning Strategy to End Global Poverty

I'm pleased to share this byline with Dr. Arup Banerji, Senior Director for Social Protection and Labor at the World Bank Group, as we announce this week's launch of the Solutions for Youth Employment coalition. We believe this new alliance can help millions more young men and women find success in the workplace and go on to lead full, productive lives. Here's why.

Global Coalition Launched to Tackle Youth Unemployment

In response to the 75 million currently unemployed young people living in the developing world, key policymakers, business, and civil society leaders announced the establishment of Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) –a global coalition that addresses the pervasive challenges facing young people in gaining access to job opportunities.