Youth Employment Summit 2002
Hosted by the Government of Egypt in Alexandria,




                 11-15 September 2002
The Youth Employment
Summit 2002 will be hosted
by the Government of the
Arab Republic of Egypt in
the City of Alexandria....
Youth Employment
          Summit 2002
               Our Goal:
To launch a Global Campaign of Action in
        Alexandri...
Build Global Awareness on the Issue
                    of Youth Unemployment


 Our                Build a Knowledge Reso...
Consider this...
 •  There are one billion young
    people between 15- 24 years.
 •  850 million of them live in
    deve...
Our Partners

CIDA                                   OECD
Commonwealth Secretariat               Francophonie Secretariat
...
Our Hope


    You will join us as we
     take the steps to create
       environmentally
     sustainable livelihoods
  ...
What can
You Do?
You Can
•  Join the Global Alliance for Youth
Employment
•  Share the Summit and it’s goals within
your communities and at...
You Can
•  Become a Lead Agency or Information
   Hub in your Local Community or
   Country.
•  Showcase good practices, p...
What’s next?
      Our intention to work
      with each and
      everyone of you to
      promote the issue of
      env...
What can
WE do for
 You?
We can support you with
materials, and information
to help you promote YES
in your work
What else can
 WE do for
   You?
•  We can also help by linking
   you up with like minded
   members of the Global
   All...
The Organizing Committee
Ismail Serageldin, Chairman                     Hon. Gertrude Mongella,
Director General Library ...
•  Non-profit, private research and development
   organization.
•  Founded in 1958 by Faculty of Harvard
   and MIT
•  Cu...
Please visit our Web Site
     for more information




www.youthemploymentsummit.org
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Youth Employment Summit 2002

  1. 1. Youth Employment Summit 2002 Hosted by the Government of Egypt in Alexandria, 11-15 September 2002
  2. 2. The Youth Employment Summit 2002 will be hosted by the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the City of Alexandria. The Summit will be held from 11-15 September 2002.
  3. 3. Youth Employment Summit 2002 Our Goal: To launch a Global Campaign of Action in Alexandria, Egypt, so that an additional 500 million young adults, especially youth facing poverty, will have productive and sustainable livelihoods by the year 2012.
  4. 4. Build Global Awareness on the Issue of Youth Unemployment Our Build a Knowledge Resource on Good Practices, Policies and Programs Mission Build the Global Alliance for Youth Employment Make a Compelling Call for Action Engaging youth as partners
  5. 5. Consider this... •  There are one billion young people between 15- 24 years. •  850 million of them live in developing countries. •  153 million young men and women are illiterate. •  At least 10 million young people aged between 10 and 24 years are infected with AIDS.
  6. 6. Our Partners CIDA OECD Commonwealth Secretariat Francophonie Secretariat Deutsche Bank Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum Earth Council Swedish International Development Agency FAO UNDP Global Environment Facility UN Industrial Development Organization Center for International Development USAID IYF OAS
  7. 7. Our Hope You will join us as we take the steps to create environmentally sustainable livelihoods for our Youth
  8. 8. What can You Do?
  9. 9. You Can •  Join the Global Alliance for Youth Employment •  Share the Summit and it’s goals within your communities and at your various meetings • Learn about the needs of youth in your communities • Ensure that youth are included in the microcredit funding programs run by you • Urge your Government to participate in the Global Youth Employment Summit in 2002.
  10. 10. You Can •  Become a Lead Agency or Information Hub in your Local Community or Country. •  Showcase good practices, programs, policies and strategies. Others could benefit from your ideas.
  11. 11. What’s next? Our intention to work with each and everyone of you to promote the issue of environmentally sustainable livelihoods for youth.
  12. 12. What can WE do for You? We can support you with materials, and information to help you promote YES in your work
  13. 13. What else can WE do for You? •  We can also help by linking you up with like minded members of the Global Alliance for Youth Employment
  14. 14. The Organizing Committee Ismail Serageldin, Chairman Hon. Gertrude Mongella, Director General Library of Alexandria, Egypt Secretary General Beijing Conference Hafsat Abiola, Youth member Hon. Robert B. Reich, Director Kudirat Initiative for Democracy U.S. Secretary of Labor 1993-97 H.E. Michel Rocard, Chairman Committee on Esteban Gonzalez, youth member Employment and Social Affairs, EP President Nexus Group International M. S. Swaminathan Huguette Labelle World Food Prize Laureate President CIDA 1993-99 Rt. Hon. Baroness Shirley Williams, House of Lords, UK Rick Little President, International Youth Foundation Carlos Magarinos Director General, UNIDO
  15. 15. •  Non-profit, private research and development organization. •  Founded in 1958 by Faculty of Harvard and MIT •  Currently has a staff of over 500 working on over 350 projects worldwide
  16. 16. Please visit our Web Site for more information www.youthemploymentsummit.org

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