Youth Employment

We have to create the right kinds of jobs in the right places, through investments that are both economically and socially profitable


Anti-poverty targets will be missed unless future generations can find work

Development spending is in the spotlight in the US and Europe

Many degree-level graduates lack the skills employers require

Other countries look to copy a training model that keeps jobless rates low for the young

The nature of work is changing continuously, affecting people in both rich and poor countries

Only a minority enjoy the benefits and security of long-term employment

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New training schemes in the UK aim to remedy decades of prejudice

Businesses say it is too soon to know how successful the measures will be

The country needs the right conditions for the sector to grow

Nation’s ‘demographic dividend’ will only be a boon if there are enough jobs