- Worldwide essay competition taps into talent of young people to tackle youth unemployment
- More than 1.2 billion young people to enter labour market in the next 10 years; only 300 million jobs await
- Global Shapers are extraordinary individuals from around the world aged between 20 and 30
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 24 January 2012 – A new worldwide essay competition will tap into the ideas and energy of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Shapers Community in order to tackle the growing youth unemployment crisis.
The Global Shapers, a worldwide network of people aged between 20 and 30 who have demonstrated huge potential for future leadership, will present their ideas through The Youth Jobs Innovation Challenge.