3-4 June 2014, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Youth Entrepreneurship:Promoting Job Growth in Africa provided practical workshops to discuss best practice approaches for job creation and greater youth entrepreneurship in Africa, as well as a high-level forum for sharing lessons learned for engaging young people in entrepreneurship, training them and providing ongoing support and mentorship.
7-8 May 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
Members from academia, business leaders and government ministers gathered together to discuss solutions for youth employment and forge additional public-private partnerships that can help expand markets and increase job growth at Solutions4Work:Partnerships for Jobs and Youth Employment.
7-8 April 2014, Amman, Jordan
Convened in partnership with USAID, the World Bank, and The MasterCard Foundation, Skills for Life: Improving Employment Outcomes for Youth, called on participants to reflect on the positive impact of life skills on youth employability and how best to align public and private training institutions’ offerings with the needs of the labor market.
6-8 March 2014, Doha, Qatar
The Doha Evidence Symposium: "What Works" to Improve Youth Labour Productivity? brought together policy makers and practitioners with academics and researchers to present and discuss the evidence base for “what works” in increasing the employment and productivity of youth in the Middle East and North Africa regions.
20-22 August, Amman, Jordan
The Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, Evaluation Clinic discussed the the importance of evaluation and impact assessment, and how to define evaluation objectives and key research questions.
16-18 February 2013, Doha, Qatar
Members of the GPYE met for Arab Youth & Entrepreneurship: Holistic Approaches to Nurturing Local Ecosystems to discuss issues surrounding youth and entrepreneurship in the MENA region. The conference allowed participants to network, learn and share best practices.
28 January 2013, Cairo, Egypt
Street Youth: Empowerment and Employment. Seven NGOs were selected to attend a 5 day capacity building workshop.
23-25 January 2013, Dakar, Senegal
Members of the GPYE convened for; Ideas4Work: Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship in Africa, a three day learning symposium to provide an opportunity for policy makers, practitioners, researchers, youth, and donors to learn from each other through a variety of interactive sessions.
21-23 February 2012, Amman, Jordan
Hosted by the GPYE, the Youth@Work: Partnerships for Skills Development conference focused on a cross-country dialogue about “what works” in youth employability and skills development programs.
11-14 October 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
YEN organized a 4-day Taqeem Fund Evaluation Clinic to improve the monitoring and evaluation skills of youth employment practitioners in the Middle East and North Africa.
29 March, 2011, Cairo, Egypt
9-10 December 2010, Beirut, Lebanon
6-10 December, 2010, Beirut, Lebanon
7 October 2010, Washington, DC
2-3 August 2010, Sana'a, Yemen
Local Authorities: Children and Youth Opportunities for a Better Life Conference
21-22 June 2010, Aleppo, Syria
19 April 2010, Tripoli, Lebanon
19-20 November 2009, Bogota, Colombia
6-8 July 2009, Aleppo, Syria
21 May 2009, Washington, DC
16-17 April 2009, Nairobi, Kenya
20 January 2009, Amman, Jordan
26-30 January 2009, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia