Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2021

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
8:30–10:00am ET

Webinar

The International Labour Organization (ILO) predicts that if the right policies are put in place, transitioning to a greener economy could create 24 million new jobs globally by 2030. Ensuring that young people can take advantage of these opportunities will require rapid upskilling through changes in higher education and expansion of corporate training programs. Many Southeast Asian countries are leading the way in this area and offer lessons for all of us in the expansion of climate action (SDG 11) and the potential of green jobs to accelerate progress towards employment for all (SDG 8).

 

Hosted by FHI 360, with the ILO.

Event details

Moderator

  • Phil Psilos, Independent Consultant on Economics, Innovation and Human Capital

Speakers

  • Kee Beom Kim, Macroeconomic and Employment Policies Specialist, ILO
  • Alec Hansen, Senior Economist, FHI 360
  • Jessan Catre, Philippine Country Lead, Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, Habitat for Humanity International
  • Basim Saleh, CEO of Greentech, Jordan
  • Titar Naing, Youth Panelist, Policy Researcher, Thant Myanmar

Media Inquiries

For any onsite questions about the event or how we can help, reach out to our FHI 360 media contact.
Allison Bozniak
Associate Director, Corporate and Regional Communications
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