IYF Blog - Posts in youth bulge


The Value of Lifelong Learning in Africa

What does it mean to invest in the youth of Africa, and what role does lifelong learning play?

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.

Meeting Goals to End Extreme Poverty Is Possible, But Only When We Focus on Jobs, Jobs & Jobs

Eradicating extreme poverty across the globe is a very hot topic these days. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim recently declared that reaching that goal by 2030 is "within our grasp." US President Obama also took up...

U.S. Ambassador: Senegal’s Youth ‘Eager and Ready’

US Ambassador to Senegal Lewis A. Lukens and Senegal Minister of Education Kalidou Diallo today shared findings of a new study mapping the circumstances of the country’s youth and the state of its youth development programs....