1. What Works in Youth and Women’s Employment in MENA?

    23 - 24 April 2018

    The 2 day event will share knowledge and evidence on what works in youth and women’s employment by looking at case studies of the ILO-IFAD Community of Practice on Youth Employment for MENA countries. The interactive event will allow youth employment practitioners to set the agenda for knowledge generation in the region while learning about innovative techniques for results measurement.

  2. Mainstreaming youth and women’s employment in rural investments in MENA

    5 February 2018

    The challenge of tackling unemployment among rural women and youth in the Middle East and North Africa gave rise to a unique partnership between IFAD and the ILO

  3. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018: The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communities

    30 - 31 January 2018

    The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2018, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States, the ILO and UN agency partners

  4. ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?

    15 - 18 November 2017

    As part of the Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, ILO-IFAD Taqeem hosted a policy roundtable titled “What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?”. The roundtable presented evidence on rural women’s entrepreneurship promotion programmes and related policy measures in the MENA region.

  5. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: Opening a whole World of Opportunities

    15 - 18 November 2017

    Under the auspices of the Ministry of International Cooperation, the ILO Cairo Office and the Middle East Council for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE) will hold the third annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Hurghada from 15 to 18 November 2017, titled "Opening a whole World of Opportunities".

  6. Academy on Green Jobs Promotion in the MENA Region

    29 October - 2 November 2017

    This one-week capacity-building event aims to discuss how the potential for green jobs in the MENA region could be realised. The overall purpose is to contribute to enhancing institutional capacities for transformative change towards greener and more inclusive economies.

  7. Quantitative techniques of impact evaluation: youth and women employment programmes. A step-by-step approach

    2 - 6 October 2017

    The course will expose participants to advanced skills for conducting impact evaluations of youth employment programmes. Upon completion, participants will have improved or updated their understanding of quantitative impact evaluation concepts and methods; will have reviewed and tested impact evaluation methods and techniques, such as randomized control trials; and will be in a position to identify the most pertinent types of impact evaluation, taking into account specific project constraints, institutional and national contexts, and budgetary, time and data constraints.