The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2015

Deadline: 5 October 2015 Making Cents International is inviting youths for The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2015  in order to provide a demand-driven Knowledge Management (KM) platform to build the capacity of positive youth development stakeholders worldwide to design, implement, and evaluate high-impact youth economic opportunity programs, policies, and partnerships. The Summit will be organized from 6th October to 8th October 2015 at Arlington, United States. Participants … [Read more...]

European Funding for building Skills and increasing Employment in Low-Income Countries

Under the 'Investing in People: Education; Knowledge and Skills,' the European Commission (EC) has issued a call for proposals for “Developing Technical and Vocational Education and Training Methodologies and Services for the Informal Economy.” EC’s Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) earlier supported just those involved in the formal economy system. However, under this funding program, it is extending this to informal workers under its broader approach of reducing poverty … [Read more...]

More US Funding for NGOs in the Middle East and North Africa

The Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (NEA/PI), Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the US Department of State has announced an open competition for foreign and US-based NGOs under the “Youth Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa Program Announcement.” The program will engage youths by supporting their economic opportunities and building new partnerships to address issues such as unemployment in the region. Projects that involve youths in an entrepreneurial manner … [Read more...]

733 Proposals for the African Diaspora Marketplace

The African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM) is a unique initiative of involving the African Diaspora community in the United States for the improvement of the economic conditions of the poor people in Africa. Recently, a lot of focus in the international development arena has been on remittances and the role of migrant workers for the upliftment of the poor in developing and least developed countries and many innovative programs have been launched in this context. The ADM believes that the African … [Read more...]