Making Cents International Commits to Decent Jobs for Youth I 2022 YEO Summit in May 2022

Making Cents International pledged a commitment to Decent Jobs for Youth to unite young people and global changemakers for economic opportunities for all by 2030 through the YEO 2030 Initiative, an initiative in collaboration with key stakeholders to accelerate the progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.

Making Cents, a small business using evidence-based, market-driven approaches to foster economic opportunity, is committed to placing young people at the helm of increasing their economic opportunities by taking concrete actions with a broader community of stakeholders through YEO 2030. The initiative focuses on convening global changemakers to share, learn, and promote solutions for decent work for youth through a global summit on key issues around employability, entrepreneurship, and ecosystem coordination as well as convening around the 2022 ILO Global Youth Employment Trends report.

YEO 2030 partners share a common vision and commitment to advancing YEO 2030 initiatives by providing in-kind and financial support. The current list of partners can be found here.

As part of Making Cent’s commitment to Decent Jobs for Youth, the 2022 Global Youth Economic Opportunities (YEO) Summit will take place on 19th May 2022. Learn more about the event and register at the event page.

Making Cents’ commitment will boost action and impact on the thematic area of Digital Skills for youth, Youth entrepreneurship and self-employment and Gender Equality to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Decent Jobs for Youth was launched in 2016 as a UN system-wide effort, focusing on the youth employment challenge that is central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It has emerged as a global, multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together governments, social partners, the private sector, youth and civil society organizations, and others. They work together to share knowledge, leverage resources and take action at country and regional level, to support young people in accessing decent work and productive employment worldwide. 

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Matthew Breman, Global Director, YEO 2030 I Making Cents International I

Ms. Tijana Dabic, Vice President, Business Development I Making Cents International I

Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth I


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Published Date

04 May 2022