Youth Voice Brasil Commits to Decent Jobs for Youth on Creating and mobilizing initiatives for youth
Youth Voices Brasil pledged a commitment to Decent Jobs for Youth to create and mobilize initiatives for supporting youth employment, through 3 main projects; Connections YVB, Nudging Your Future, and Employed Youth.
Youth Voices Brasil, an independent initiative of young volunteers, supported by the World Bank and Y2Y Community, aims to increase the inclusiveness of youth employability interventions in Brazil, especially for the youth in socioeconomic vulnerability situations, and have impacted thousands of young people and 40 organizations.
The commitment focuses on the productive inclusion of youth and socioeconomic development. Through Connections YVB, they are committed to have meetings oriented to organizations from governmental, private, and public sectors to discuss and collaborate on youth employability strategies. The Nudging Your Future will provide short-term courses on career guidance and soft and technical skills for youth aged between 18 to 24 years old, who are in vulnerable situations. on the Employed Youth project aims to advocate for evidence on Youth Employment in the context of Brazil.
Youth Voices Brasil will boost action and impact on the thematic area of Digital Skills for youth, Transition to the formal economy and Rights and Voices 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.
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