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“90% of the necessary job creation must take place in the developing world, primarily in Africa and Asia”… the World Economic Forum reports that Youth, especially young women, are disproportionately affected by unemployment, resulting in youth unemployment. They suggest 3 ways to tackle the issue…

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What is the future of work?

A student reacts to the camera as a teacher teaches in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Image: REUTERS/Beawiharta
Back to school … education needs to be brought up to date with business practices and the job market
Written by
Keith Breene, Senior Writer, Formative Content
Published
Monday 18 January 2016

 

Watch the debate A World Without Work, from our 2016 Annual Meeting in Davos.

The scale of the employment challenge is vast. The International Labour Organization estimates that more than 61 million jobs have been lost since the start of the global economic crisis in 2008, leaving more than 200 million people unemployed globally.

Nearly 500 million new jobs will need to be created by 2020 to provide opportunities to those currently unemployed and to the young people who are projected to join the workforce over the next few years…..