Digital Jobs Can Help Young Women Overcome Constraints in the Workforce says Solutions for Youth Employment Annual Report

Press Release | September 5, 2018 Digital jobs can bring new employment opportunities for young women in developing countries, says a new report by the Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) coalition. The report, titled Digital Jobs for Youth: Young Women in the Digital Economy, incorporates insights drawn from 19 case studies and lays out how…

New World Bank Report Presents Avenues For Inclusive And Sustainable Job Strategies In Mozambique

The path to inclusive growth in Mozambique lies in the generation of higher quality jobs, says a new World Bank report launched today in Maputo. According to the Mozambique Jobs Diagnostic, the existing development model, although it has achieved substantial poverty reduction since the 1990s, is limited in its capacity to support continued poverty reduction. Over…

Jobs and development conference

2018 Jobs & Development Conference

Almost 100 economists, researchers, and policy-makers from 25 countries joined the second edition of the Jobs & Development Conference in Bogota, Colombia, on May 11th and 12th, 2018. For two days, the Conference presented the latest policy-relevant research to help address jobs challenges around the world, aiming to promote dialogue and to stimulate scientific research…

Jobs and Migration Core Course 2018

Over 50 policy-makers and practitioners attend the second Jobs and Migration Core Course. Representatives of over 25 countries are participating in the 2018 Jobs and Migration Core Course. The two-week core course is taught by recognized experts from the World Bank and other agencies, international organizations, academics, and policy makers from around the world. It…

Tackling Childcare. The Business Case For Employer-Supported Childcare

Working parents face several challenges in accessing decent childcare. This publication, Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer- Supported Childcare, was produced by the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Gender Secretariat. It was developed under the overall guidance of Caren Grown (Senior Director, Gender, World Bank Group), Mary Porter Peschka (Director of IFC Advisory Solutions), Milagros…

Just Published! Jobs Umbrella Multidonor Trust Fund Annual Report 2017 (English)

The Jobs Umbrella MultidonorTrust Fund (the MDTF) is a financing instrument that supports the World Bank Group’s (WBG) jobs strategy to contribute to the twin goals of reducing poverty and ensuring inclusive growth in the world’s poorest countries. This effort is led by the Jobs Group, which provides guidance on integrated, multisector jobs strategies. The…

Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon

Addressing the employment gap in North Lebanon requires a comprehensive approach that targets both the private sector and the workers, according to a new World Bank report entitled “Jobs for North Lebanon – Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North”. The report highlights the opportunities that exist for targeted…