Identifies and describes eleven community-based youth employment development projects from across the globe, representing valuable examples of collaboration between development players. The intention is to identify a set of outstanding case studies, focusing on public-private partnerships, whose success factors and lessons could provide guidance for similar initiatives in other countries and communities. Strengths, shared features and improvable aspects are appropriately presented in each case. Insights, intangibles and details of each experience are also evidenced and the key elements of success are highlighted, as retrieved from direct contact with project managers, in order to serve as possible inspiration. The contact details of the person/entity responsible for answering questions on each initiative are also provided in each case.