About the Consortium

In August 2010 BMZ, IDB, ILO, YEN and World Bank agreed to jointly implement the Youth Employment Inventory with the aim of advancing knowledge of effective approaches to youth employment promotion.

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

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The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) develops the guide­lines and the fundamental concepts on which German development policy is based. It devises long-term strategies for cooperation with the vari­ous players concerned and defines the rules for im­ple­menting that cooperation.

Inter-American Development Bank

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Established in 1959, the IDB is the largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, with a strong commitment to achieve measurable results, increased integrity, transparency and accountability.

International Labour Organization

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the tripartite UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states in common action to promote decent work throughout the world.

World Bank

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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors.

Youth Employment Network

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YEN works to engage, educate and motivate actors to provide improved employment opportunities for youth. It is a platform and service provider focusing on policy advice, innovative pilot projects, knowledge sharing, and brokering partnerships. YEN makes use of its core agency partners’ know how and resources and ensures youth participation in delivering its services.

Multilateral Investment Fund

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The Multilateral Investment Fund/MIF, funded by 39 donors, supports private sector-led development benefitting the poor - their businesses, their farms, and their households. The aim is to give low-income populations the tools to boost their incomes: access to markets and the skills to compete in those markets, access to finance, and access to basic services, including green technology.