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IMF and the Youth

The International Monetary Fund listens to the concerns, expectations, and suggestions from young leaders of the world about the future of their various regions and how the IMF can serve their countries better. The IMF sees this as an important mission to actively engage with the youth—tomorrow’s leaders—and to motivate their thinking at an early stage on policy measures that affect them. This is particularly crucial at a time when challenges stemming from the financial crisis have had a high impact on unemployment for young people around the world.

As part of this initiative and effort, the Fund continues to conduct a variety of activities and dialogue both in Washington and in the regions with youth from different disciplines to exchange ideas and views. These events, including a voice at the Spring and Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, help the institution gain a better understanding of the challenges youth face. Some of these events also provide a platform for the youth themselves to come together and interact with one another and contribute by lending their voices to the dialog on the global situation and their future.

IMF will also engage Africa and Kenyan youth too in their agenda.Please find below a link to their previous youth initiatives.

http://www.imf.org/external/ns/cs.aspx?id=292

About Youth County Projects Kenya and the Founder

Violet Mbiti is the founder of the blog “Youth County Projects Kenya” that seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented by Non-Governmental Organizations, Civil Society Organizations, Private Sector, National Government, County Governments, donors and individuals in the 47 counties in Kenya.

Violet Mbiti holds a Masters Degree in Project Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from United States International University .She has initiated and implemented projects that cover the health sector, Renewable Energy Sector, Water Sector, Environment Sector and Social Entrepreneurship. She also sought the donors who funded the above projects.

Violet is also an alumni of the Political Leadership and Governance Programme offered by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung which is funded by the German Government and is the Vice Chairperson of Improved Stoves Association of Kenya Machakos County. Violet is an advisory council board member of Hand in Hand Eastern Africa youth project titled “The Peace and Prosperity through Job Creation”.

This platform seeks to motivate youth to initiate projects in their respective communities to achieve Vision 2030 within the social,economic and political pillars.

You want your concerns around Project Management,Resource Mobilization/Fundraising,Governance, Leadership, Democracy,Social Development, and Youth Empowerment fixed? Find me.

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This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya.
It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities.
The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030.
Email: youthprojectskenya@gmail.com
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