July 15th each year is World Youth Skills Day, a day to recognize the power of skills to transform lives around the world and provide the foundation for youth to reach their potential.

World Youth Skills Day

According to the International Labour Organization, ILO, the global youth unemployment rate is 13.1%; which is 3 times adult unemployment rate.

At the same time, 156 million or 37.7% of working youth live in extreme or moderate poverty.

World youth skills day

Join us at the American Corner at the Kisumu Library to dissect youth skills and unemployment situation, and also to find solutions in how we can bring down these numbers, and what opportunities exist in up-skilling our youth, The Future Of Work, etc.

#WYSD2019 #WorldYouthSkillsDay

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