This webinar will focus on critical issues in the debate on Africa’s youth employment. Presenters will talk about the quantity of jobs and challenges of job creation, and in particular on the potential of digital jobs for resolving unemployment.
This webinar takes place in the framework of the series of six webinars on ‘Youth Employment and Politics’, organised by The Institute of Development Studies (IDS), with the support of INCLUDE. The events will take place on Zoom from February to June. The webinar series will focus on the themes of youth mobility, employment, rural livelihoods, politics, peace and security, and youth in humanitarian settings. Presentations will primarily focus on sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region; speakers and discussants represent academia, civil society, governments and UN agencies.