WHY ATTEND?

YOUTH

BIG NUMBERS
BIG CHALLENGES
BIG POSSIBILITES

(source UNFPA)

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The number of unemployed youth has declined from 76.6 million at the peak of the crisis in 2009 to an estimated 73.3 million in 2014.

THERE ARE MORE YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF 35 TODAY THAN AT ANY OTHER TIME IN HUMAN HISTORY.

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BY 2020, 90% OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION WILL BE BELOW 30 (source: United Nations)

“The skills and competencies of our children are one of the most important and cherished assets. To make the most of their potential, we will build a culture that rewards determination, provides opportunities for all and helps everyone acquire the necessary skills to achieve their personal goals. To this end, we will reinforce the ability of our economy to generate diverse job opportunities and institute a new paradigm in attracting global talents and qualifications.”

Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD