Taqeem Events

ILO and INSEAD Evidence Symposium: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Growth and Decent Jobs, Abu Dhabi 2016

14-15 November 2016
The ILO and INSEAD have come together to offer this event to a unique set of world class scholars, policy makers and business leaders to share and discuss the latest emerging and cutting edge findings from impact evaluations on entrepreneurship for inclusive growth and decent jobs in MENA. 

Evidence from Randomized Control Trials in Youth Employment, Geneva, 12 July 2016

12 July 2016
This workshop will share findings from recently completed impact evaluations of youth employment programmes, focusing on public works, skills development and entrepreneurship. 

Women Deliver Conference - Technical and vocational education:   What works for young women? - 19 May 2016

19 May 2016
The ILO is organizing a side event – Technical and vocational education: What works for young women? – at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen on Thursday, 19 May 2016, to discuss    how technical and vocational education can make a difference to  young women’s lives in emerging and developing countries.

Monitoring and impact evaluation of youth employment programmes: How to plan monitoring and evaluation strategy in project design
11-15 April 2016
The course objective was to improve participants’ to design rigorous monitoring and impact evaluation plans for youth employment programmes.


Taqeem Community of Practice Peer Learning Event, Turin 2016
6-8 April 2016
On 6-8 April 2016, members of the Taqeem CoP met at the ILO International Training Centre in Turin, Italy, for the first Peer Learning Event. The three days course was a mix of innovative learning sessions introducing cutting edge measurement tools, presentations from CoP member on their results measurement plans and private consultation/working groups with experts. 


Training on Monitoring and Results Measurement in Private Sector Development, Turin 2015
7-11 December 2015
Training introducing the core principles and practice of monitoring and results measurement in private sector development. This course was aimed at programme staff and managers, as well as donors and consultants, who wanted to improve their monitoring and results measurement systems.


ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course, Cairo 2015

18-22 October 2015
The ILO and J-PAL Executive Education course was a five-day training on evaluating social programmes which provided participants with a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic, step-by-step guidance for conducting their own evaluations. The course was offered by the ILO and J-PAL and hosted by the The American University in Cairo.


Evaluating Youth Employment Programmes: An Executive Course, Turin 2015

22-26 June 2015
The five-day workshop aimed to provide participants with an
overview of randomized evaluations and pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’sown evaluation. The goal in doing so was to introduce participants to rigorous impact evaluations and how such evaluation can be deployed in the context of labour market programmes.The advanced course was organized in collaboration with and on the grounds of  the ITC-ILO in Turin.

Egyptian Policy Lab on Youth Employment, Amman 2015

30 April 2015
The Policy Lab provided a platform for youth serving organizations, policy makers, academics, researchers, international organizations and the private sector to collaborate on strengthening evidence-based policies in the field of youth employment in Egypt.


Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People project co-hosts the fourth Egyptian Forum for Youth Employment Promotion, Cairo 2015

23 April 2015
The roundtable discussion and workshop on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) brought together representatives of government institutions, the international community, civil society organizations and academic institutions to discuss M&E mechanisms to improve youth employment programmes in Egypt.


ILO and J-PAL Executive Education Course, Sharjah 2014

16-20 November 2014
The ILO and J-PAL Executive Education course is a five-day training on evaluating social programmes which provides participants with a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and pragmatic, step-by-step guidance for conducting their own evaluations. The course was offered by the ILO and J-PAL and hosted by the American University of Sharjah from Sunday, 16 November 2014, to Thursday, 20 November 2014.


Evaluation Clinic for Value Chain Development projects, Bangkok, 2014

27-28 March 2014
The SME unit of the ILO under the “Making Markets work for Decent Work- the Lab” (M4DW) project in collaboration with the Youth Employment Programme held a two day Evaluation Clinic for value chain development projects on March 27-28 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. The clinic's focus was on the use of RCT's as an impact measurement tool, but included other methods as well.

Evidence Symposium: What works to improve youth labour productivity?, Doha 2014

6-8 March 2014
The symposium 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.


Evaluation Clinic: Mesurer le succès d'interventions axées sur l'emploi des jeunes, Casablanca 2012
9-11 October 2012a
The YEN hosted a training workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), which was held from 9 to 11 October 2012, in Casablanca, Morocco. The workshop served as a platform for collaboration between International organizations and Moroccan experts working in the field of youth integration.


Evaluation Clinic, Beirut 2010
9-10 December 2010
In continuing its pledge of providing assistance on rigorous evaluation to its partners in the Middle East and North Africa, YEN delivered its third Evaluation Clinic in Beirut on 9-10 December 2010. The Clinic was delivered as a side event following the Arab Urban Development Institute Child Protection Initiative (AUDI CPI) conference “Children &Youth in the MENA Region: Towards Unleashing their Potentials” from 6-8 December.


Evaluation Clinic, Damascus 2009
19-20 July 2009
On 19 – 20 July 2009 in Damascus, Syria, a YEN Evaluation Clinic was delivered to youth employment practitioners in the Middle East. The Clinic was hosted by the Syrian Trust for Development’s Shabab Programme as part of the Global Partnership on Youth Employment and Employability sponsored by the World Bank.


Evaluation Clinic: Measuring Results in Youth Employment Experience from training interventions, Amman 2009 
20 January 2009
On January 20th, 2009, YEN convened a workshop entitled “Measuring Results in Youth Employment: Experience from training interventions” in Amman,Jordan. The workshop brought together youth employment practitioners from the MENA region with specialists from YEN’s core agency partners (ILO, World Bank and UN).