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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: The future of Youth Unemployment.

 

The Kofi Annan Dialogues: LIVE!

The Kofi Annan Dialogues Live: An unprecedented series of online discussions.

International Youth Job Creation Summit 2013

The International Youth Job Creation Summit was an urgent response to the global crisis of youth unemployment. Hosted at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills on Friday 13th of September, this one-day event explored how job opportunities can be created for a billion young people entering the global workplace over the next decade. Organised by Peace Child International in partnership with Multiple Learning Solutions and in association with InspirEngage International, this Summit showcased innovative job creation initiatives around the world; shared best practice in delivering employability skills training and developed cost effective job policy measures.

 

Youth in Africa - a new mindset arising? Interviews with young Kenyans
In preparation of the 2nd BMZ Future Forum on Tuesday 23nd and Wednesday 24th of April, 2013, we asked young Kenyans about their current life and work, their self-image and their hopes for the future.

 

Youth Unemployment Plenary Session - The One Young World Summit 2013
Delegate Speakers show that young people are part of the solution and not just the victims of unemployment during the Youth Unemployment Plenary Session at the One Young World Summit 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

The Future Of Work And Jobs
The Future Of Work And Jobs

 

Youth and Global Development: A Conversation on Prosperity and Security
Youth and Global Development: A Conversation on Prosperity and Security

 

South Africa's Youth Wage Subsidy with Clem Sunter
The youth employment subsidy is viewed as one pillar of a multi-pronged approach to addressing and alleviating youth unemployment. ABN's David Williams caught up with Scenario Planner Clem Sunter to discuss whether South Africa needs a youth wage subsidy.

 

Solving global youth unemployment: Mona Mourshed at TEDxUNPlaza
Mona Mourshed has led engagements across the world in Asia, Europe, South America, the Middle East, and the United States, supporting school systems and vocational higher-education institutions to improve students' skills, their chances of finding jobs, and their day-to-day lives. Her most recent work, focused on youth unemployment, is unlocking the global conundrum of high levels of joblessness among young people and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills.

 

Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world
Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.

 

Global employment trends for youth 2013 - A generation at risk
Youth face persistent unemployment, a proliferation of temporary jobs and growing discouragement in advanced economies; and poor quality, informal, subsistence jobs in developing countries. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but as Sara Elder and Theo Sparreboom explain, there are measures that governments - as well as trade unions and employers - can take to boost youth employment.

 

Creating Jobs for our 21st Century Workforce
Global leaders from each sector discussed workable strategies for reversing global youth unemployment trends and building new modes for job placement.

 

Creating a Sustainable Future: Empowering Youth with Better Job Opportunities
The programme consisted of an opening plenary, followed by two dialogue classroom sessions on “Training and education to facilitate access to job market” and “Promoting youth employment-Creating jobs for a more sustainable future”. Youth representatives from around the world participated in this event.

 

Finding Solutions to Youth Unemployment - JKP Facebook Live Discussion Series
Mattias and Bill covered nine questions, including the role of public-private partnerships, strengthening the industry-academia linkage, how youth can gain workplace experience, and overcoming employer misperceptions.

 

Global Youth Conference 2012 - Romina Bandura speaks on Youth Unemployment
Global Youth Conference 2012 - Romina Bandura speaks on Youth Unemployment

 

Global Youth Conference 2012 - Kalpana Kochhar speaks on Youth Unemployment
Global Youth Conference 2012 - Kalpana Kochhar speaks on Youth Unemployment

 

Global Youth Conference 2012 - Branka Minic speaks on Youth Unemployment
Global Youth Conference 2012 - Branka Minic speaks on Youth Unemployment

 

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