How can young people be involved in creating a future of work that is decent, equitable and bright? This November I was fortunate enough to take part in an event with this mandate at its heart.
You take your life in your hands when you cross the Makona River. Winding through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the river is deep, wide and long. I’ve made it across, in the dugout canoes that ferry passengers back and forth over the borders and it’s scary. Up to ten people squeezed in, alongside sacks of flour, rice, palm oil, handicrafts and other goods. No life jackets.
Have you ever worked with a Forger? Or a Helicopter? Or an Interpreter? I’ve worked with them all, but not because I work alongside James Bond. What’s more, I bet you have too, along with their colleagues, the Monopoliser and the Interrupter.