To what extent do young people aspire to life-long industrial jobs, independent of pay or working conditions? And what work do they do once they’ve left the factory?
While South Asia’s large and rapidly growing youth population offers the promise of a more productive economy, concerns about the ability of education and skills training to adequately prepare youth for the job market are dampening the optimism.
The impact of foreign investment and global value chain integration on Vietnam’s local economy must be evaluated from a balanced standpoint.
Germany’s model of dual vocational training is a key contributor to its strong economy, low youth unemployment and high competitiveness. How can other advanced economies develop and implement a similar system?
February 22, 2017
The JustJobs Network and the Global Works Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, will host thought leaders from business, labor, government, academia, and non-governmental and international organizations for a roundtable conversation on transformations in global value chains and the new challenges that accompany them. To be held on February 22 in Washington D.C., the event will focus on themes of inclusive industrialisation and co-governance in the context of global value chains.