Fw: [disability-vn] E-discussion "Employment for Disabled Youth"

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From: "VN Disability Forum" <forum@xxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 10:23 AM
Subject: [disability-vn] E-discussion "Employment for Disabled Youth"


> Sent to disability-vn by VN Disability Forum <forum@xxxxxxxxx>
>
> FYI,
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: mnicoli@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 11:18 PM
> Subject: INVITATION TO JOIN ELECTRONIC DISCUSSION "Employment for Disabled
> Youth" June 1-25, 2004
>
> INVITATION TO JOIN ELECTRONIC DISCUSSION
> "Employment for Disabled Youth"
> June 1 - 25, 2004
>
> Sponsored by:  The World Bank Human Development Network (Disability &
> Development Team and Children & Youth Team), and the World Bank
Institute's
> Knowledge Sharing Team.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
> The World Bank is pleased to organize and host an e-mail based electronic
> discussion on the issue of "Employment for Disabled Youth".  The focus is
on
> the
> good practices of job creation for disabled youth worldwide.
>
> The discussion is hosted by DevForum - The World Bank Platform for
> E-Discussions
> and Communities - and it is open to all interested parties. There is no
cost
> for
> joining but you will need to have access to e-mail. Please be sure to
> register
> before May 28 to ensure that you are included in the discussions from the
> very
> beginning. To join send a blank e-mail to:
> join-EmploymentforDisabledYouth@xxxxxxxxxxx
>
> The e-discussion is designed to solicit information on good practices for
> job
> creation to be used as guidance for including disabled youth in the
> development
> agenda for all of those that have a stake in the development process,
> including
> development agencies, World Bank staff, government officials, civil
society
> organizations and policy-makers.
>
> The e-discussion is an important component of a study on "Employment &
Youth
> with Disabilities: Sharing Knowledge and Practices", organized and
> coordinated
> by the World Bank, in collaboration with Bocconi University (Milano),
> Cornell
> University (NY), the Employer's Forum on Disability, Workability
> International
> and the participation of the ILO and the Office of Disability Employment
> Policy
> (ODEP) of the US Department of Labor.
>
> The agenda hopes to examine four key perspectives of the issue:
>
> Week 1 June 1-4: Supply (disabled youth - moderated by Bocconi
University -
> Milan);
> Week 2 June 7-11: Demand (employers - moderated by Employer's Forum on
> Disability);
> Week 3 June 14-18: Other actors (parents/families, schools, training
> centers, DPOs and others - moderated by Workability International);
> Week 4 June 21-25: Policy-makers (national and local governments -
moderated
> by Cornell University).
>
> For more information about this event go to:
> http://www.dgroups.org/groups/worldbank/EmploymentforDisabledYouth/
>
> For questions, please contact Marco Nicoli at
DisabilityGroup@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> We very much look forward to having you join us.
>
> The World Bank's Disability & Development Team
>
>
>
>
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