said Ireland has the third highest level of child poverty in the European Union.
Hilton Worldwide is proud to join IYF
in galvanizing greater investments for the youth development sector.
My experience, and the wonderful people I met along the way, inspired me to pursue a career in hospitality, and through our partnership with IYF
we hope to pass this inspiration to future generations who will support the long-term success of our company and the industry.
The conference will also provide a platform for key announcements, including the World Bank's ongoing work under the Global Partnership for Youth Employment and the launch of its new publication, Measuring Success of Youth Livelihood Interventions; the MasterCard Foundation's youth employment and entrepreneurship program in Egypt; and a new e-learning entrepreneurship curriculum, Build Your Business, produced by Microsoft and IYF
According to IYF
, there are few industries whose resources, expertise and career pathways are as relevant to addressing the challenges facing young people today, and whose business and expansion relies as heavily on a trained workforce in every region of the world.
Founded in 1990, IYF
aims to empower youth to be healthy, productive, and engaged citizens.
5 million Foundation dollars will be invested in similar IYF
job training programs in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Russia, Singapore and South Africa to help increase the pipeline and skill level of manufacturing candidates.
Through its partnership with IYF
and other regional philanthropic and social responsibility programs, the company prepares young people to embrace opportunities and possibilities created by the global economy and new technological advancements.
also announced significant early support for the cause from both public and private donors totaling US$30 million.
YouthActionNet is an initiative of IYF
, a global nonprofit organization supporting youth development programs in 70 countries.
As part of the program, Nokia and IYF
will also create volunteer opportunities for Nokia employees worldwide.
Working with IYF
, the Foundation launched Wrigley's Youth.