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Can Youth Employment Reduce Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean? A Panel Discussion

Join the Workforce Connections Community of Practice as we discuss two of the main issues facing young people in Latin America and the Caribbean, employment opportunities and violence reduction. 

Youth workforce development remains a priority of global development efforts, yet the types of programs that can be successful will vary significantly depending on the specific needs of young people and the contexts within which they live. The lack of a uniform approach to youth workforce development is particularly significant in regards to effectively designing good programs. Within the context of Latin America and the Caribbean, the picture is further complicated as many young people have difficulties finding employment due to the lack of licit employment opportunities.

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