IYF Blog - Posts in badir


3 Strategies for Promoting Entrepreneurship in the Middle East & North Africa

Entrepreneurial initiatives can facilitate job creation, inclusive economic growth, and achievement of the SDGs in the Middle East and North Africa.

A Duo Advancing Youth Development in Jordan

Meet two staff members from our Jordan office whose standout performance won them Employee Excellence Awards.

How We Set Out to Strengthen 65 Youth-Led Ventures but Ended up Building a Movement

Over the past five years, I’ve seen transformative change in the lives of Jordan’s young change-makers and those their work impacts. But last spring, as Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania shook hands with BADIR fellows, I knew our initiative had reached a new level.

BADIR Fellows Express Youth Priorities

Saddam Sayyaleh and Ali Ahmad Makahleh, 2015 BADIR fellows from Jordan, participated via Skype in an Alliance for International Youth Development-led discussion on what young people want and how the alliance can translate young people’s priorities into an actionable policy agenda.