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Policy Conversation: Rethinking Youth Unemployment

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In April 2016, Youth Lab, in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, hosted a Policy Conversation at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. Teaming up with the university branches of the Black Management Forum, the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants in South Africa and the Black Lawyers Association, the discussion centred on the need […]

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Policy Conversation: Youth Economic Participation

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YouthLab in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) held its first policy conversation of 2015 on April 23. Conversation starters, including Simamkele Dlakavu, Ayabongwa Cawe, Shaeera Kalla, Sinabo Mnqonywa and Goitse Konopi, together with conversation participants unpacked the nature of graduate economic participation along with the various inhibiting factors graduates face in accessing the […]

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Policy Conversation: Getting Graduates To Work

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On the 26th of August 2015 Student Labs UJ together with YouthLab, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and a panel of conversation starters convened to continue YouthLab’s Youth Economic Participation series of conversations, with a focus on alternative ways graduates can penetrate the economy, using tools beyond college and university qualifications. Conversation Starters Thabang Sefalafala, Siyanda […]