Right now one-third of young people around the globe, between the ages of 15 and 29, aren’t in school or in the workforce. What are the factors driving this unemployment crisis, and what could help address it?
Global Roundtable Takes Place in Kansas City with Representatives From Kauffman Foundation, RTI International and Project Metas/EDC Honduras
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Youth unemployment has been recognized as a global problem. According to the International Labour Organization, as many as 73 million young people were estimated to be unemployed in 2013; and in developing areas, where 90 percent of the global youth population lives, stable, quality employment is especially lacking1. Children International has developed programs that prepare impoverished youth to enter the job market with valuable skills that will help them find employment.