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Addressing Unemployment with Social Innovation

Posted on November 10th, by Arnold Beekes in Perspectives. 2 comments

Below you can see two shocking statistics about (un)employment, as well as youth.

The world needs to create more than 500 million new jobs by 2020 to provide career opportunities for the currently unemployed; as well as young people who will be joining the workforce.

Young and jobless in numbers: 75 million
 or 12.6% of young people are
 unemployed worldwide; 3x more likely to be jobless; 7.5 million are not in education or training; Youth unemployment is highest in North Africa (27.9%) and lowest in East Asia (9%).

Source: ILO 2012

This means that a lot of action and commitment is needed to address this ticking time bomb.… more






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