Our 2014-2017 Strategic Plan 

Youth Business International represents a coordinated approach to tackling some of the major issues of today:

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  • Escalating unemployment and under-employment
  • Uncoordinated support for youth in need
  • Growing social unrest
  • Weak evidence of what works
  • Young people hit hardest
  • Lack of decent jobs
  • Barriers to work and to business start up
  • Rising youth populations

In April 2014, we launched a new three year strategic plan which is designed to address these issues, through mobilising a global network to support the next generation of under-served young entrepreneurs.

The goals and plans are designed and will be delivered collaboratively by the members of YBI and the YBI network team, working with partners.

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Over the next three years, by 2017, we will increase job creation in communities and personal empowerment for individuals by supporting 40,000 under-served young entrepreneurs to start and grow sustainable businesses per year, in a minimum of 60 countries.

Read the full Strategic Plan now.

Research and Learning Agenda

Investing in building an evidence-based network will drive the efficiency and effectiveness of support provided to under-served young entrepreneurs by YBI members.

Our Research and Learning Agenda, published in April 2014, sets out YBI’s three year Research and Learning Agenda, grouped under three themes:

  1. Building the case for youth entrepreneurship
  2. Evaluating what works where and why for under-served young entrepreneurs
  3. Demonstrating the value of YBI’s network approach

Read the Research and Learning Agenda now.

 

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