Education & Empowerment

SDG Roundtable: Youth Employment

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Equipping Young Peacemakers connects MENA youth with Ambassador Rooseboom to talk about jobs and sustainable economies amidst COVID-19 “Equipping Youth Peacemakers: Using Evidence to Promote the SDGs” is a people-to-people diplomacy initiative providing young leaders with training to create a robust network of collaborating changemakers. Youth from the Netherlands, Middle East, and North Africa are […]

Business & Technology

PARACHUTE16

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: PARACHUTE16 written by EYP participant Ghassan Halawa and PARACHUTE16 Coordinator Razan Abu Sharia   The first SDG Roundtable of the Equipping Young Peacemakers program highlighted youth-led initiatives in the Middle East promoting SDG8: Decent Work and Economic Growth. PARACHUTE16 is an Impact Design House specializing in entrepreneurship and innovation. We […]

Business & Technology

MyBeeBee

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: MyBeeBee written by EYP participant Sadeer Issa   When thinking about economic opportunities in MENA, it is clear that a massive market gap exists for refugee women in underdeveloped or vulnerable areas. Unemployment rates have reached over 28% for women in Jordan after the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Although many […]