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Moldova: Launch of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Moldova, 25 April, Chisinau

 

The Youth Well-being Policy Review of Moldova study is part of the OECD Development Centre’s Youth Inclusion Project, co-financed by the European Union. The key findings and recommendations of the study were presented in Chișinău by the Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova, and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research of the Republic of Moldova. Read more

 


Enhance services for youth to better tap the Republic of Moldova's youth dividend, says new OECD Development Centre study

 

With one-third of its population aged 14-35, Moldova is poised to benefit from a demographic dividend: better tapping the potential of its youth would boost productivity and strengthen sustainable growth. This can be done by investing in the provision of professional, local youth services, argues the new OECD Development Centre study titled Youth Well-Being Policy Review in Moldova. Read more

 


 A high-level policy dialogue on youth well-being took place at the OECD Headquarters in Paris on April 4, 2018

 

‌The meeting was held back-to-back with the tenth edition of the Global Forum on Development: The power of 4 billion: Inclusive Agendas for Women and Youth on 4-5 April at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. These events marked the launch of the key findings of the EU-OECD Youth Inclusion project. Read more

 


Agro-food economy holds key to a brighter future for young people in developing countries, says new OECD Development study

Today's world youth population -aged 10 to 24- is 1.8 billion people strong and represents the largest cohort ever transitioning to adulthood. Eighty-eight per cent of them live in developing countries. With the right policies in place, they can be influential actors of economic and social progress. Conversely, failing to improve their prospects, in particular for the most disadvantaged, could make the global youth bulge a brake for economic and social development. Read more

 


Youth photo contest "Take a shot at your future": Results are out!

 

‌Over the course of the competition, more 130 entries from 47 countries were received. After an exciting round of public voting on social media, 2 final winners were selected. They were invited to the Youth Inclusion project's final conference and the Global Development Forum on 4-5 April 2018. They were also invited to act as our social media correspondents and facilitate a dialogue on the issues that matter to youth around the world. Read more

 


OECD Development Matters: Young people: dare, innovate, engage! (in french)

 

In Senegal, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) or agricultural production and processing structures are mainly located in the suburbs of the capital. They have few technical and financial means to develop and market their products. Moreover, their products lack of visibility and presence in the local market, in shops and supermarkets.

Read full post on: Young people, dare, innovate, engage!


OECD Development Matters: What youth need: A greater focus on job quality

 

‌For young people, successful entry into the world of work – that is, successful transition from education to employment – means more than simply finding a job. Successful transition occurs only when young people find decent work. What is actually meant by this has been the subject of much debate for a number of years; but its essence is encapsulated in the ILO’s notion of freely chosen and productive employment.

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OECD Development Matters: Política 2.0. Combinando la protesta con la propuesta (in spanish)

 

The forms of youth political participation are multiple, dynamic and interconnected and demand a broad and flexible understanding of politics in order not to underestimate young people's commitment to transformation.

Read the full post on: Política 2.0. Combinando la protesta con la propuesta


Togo: Launch of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Togo, 14 March 2018, Lomé

 

‌The OECD Development Centre, together with the Ministry of Grassroots Development, Crafts, Youth, and Youth Employment (MDBAJEJ) and the Delegation of the European Union to Togo organised an event in Lomé on 14 March 2018 to present the key findings and recommendations of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Togo and to develop a roadmap identifying the key actions needed to implement the recommendations of the study. Read more

 


‌Jordan: Presentation of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Jordan, 20 February 2018, Amman

 

‌The OECD Development Centre, together with the Jordanian Ministry of Youth, the Delegation of the European Union to Jordan and the UNESCO’s country office, organised an event in Amman to launch the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Jordan. The study presents a snapshot of the situation of young people in Jordan with a special focus on youth’s labour market situation and civic engagement. Read more


‌‌Invest in youth to boost Jordan's economic and social development, says new OECD Development Centre study

 

‌‌With close to 70% of the population being below age 30, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a very youthful country. With such a large young population, investing in young people is not just a matter of rights; it is also a matter of smart social and economic development, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Youth Well-Being Policy Review in Jordan. Read more

 


Cambodia, Presentation of the OECD report Youth Well-being Policy Review of Cambodia, 1 February 2018, Phnom Penh

 

‌The OECD Development Centre presented the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Cambodia in a high-level event in Phnom Penh on 1 February, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of Cambodia (MoEYS) and the Delegation of the European Union to Cambodia. The study uses a multidimensional approach to look at various dimensions of well-being affecting young people and gives recommendations for the formulation of public policies in favour of youth and for government action. Read more

 


Malawi: Launch of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Malawi, 23 January 2018, Lilongwe

 

‌The OECD launched the Youth Well-being policy review of Malawi study in an event organized on Tuesday 23rd January in Lilongwe. The event was attended by the Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development (MoLYSMD), Mr Francis Kasaila and EU Ambassador to Malawi, Mr Marchel Gerrmann. Read more

 


Invest more in training of young Malawians to strengthen economy, says new OECD Development study

 

‌Malawi’s economy hast not grown fast enough in recent years to create decent jobs for the majority of its employable youth. Improving the supply of Technical, entrepreneurial and vocational education and training (TEVET) can provide them with better opportunities in the labour market, while fostering economic diversification and productivity, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Youth Well-Being Policy Review in Malawi. Read more

 


OECD Development Matters: Reducing violence in El Salvador: What it will take

 

Violence holds El Salvador’s economic and social development potential hostage. Violence and inequalities often reinforce each other in Latin America: countries with higher levels of inequality tend to have higher rates of intentional homicides. El Salvador, however, stands out. Its homicide rate is disproportionately high compared to its level of inequality.

Read the full blog post: Reducing violence in El Salvador: What it will take


 Togo: National training on Monitoring and Evaluation, 21-23 November 2017, Lomé

 

 

Ast of the capacity building objective of the project, a training workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of policies and programmes targeting youth was organised in Lomé from November 21 to 23, 2017. Read more

 


To make Viet Nam's economic boom more inclusive, invest more in the disadvantaged and rural youth, says new report

Economic and political reforms (Doi Moi), initiated in the mid-1980s, have transformed Viet Nam into one of the world's fastest-growing economies. However, growth has produced fewer benefits for the poorest. The country also has yet to improve the well-being of a sizeable share of youth, especially those disadvantaged and in rural areas, according to the OECD Development Centre's Youth Well-being Policy Review in Viet Nam. Read more

 


The OECD Development Centre launched the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Viet Nam study, 22 November 2017, Hanoi

 

The OECD launched the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Viet Nam in a high-level event organised in Hanoi, Viet Nam on 22 November, in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) and Germany’s Hanns Seidel Foundation. Read more


El Salvador: Launch of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of El Salvador, 16 November 2017, San Salvador

 

The OECD Development Centre, together with the Instituto Nacional de la Juventud (INJUVE), and the Secretaría Técnica y de Planificación organised an event in San Salvador on Thursday 16th November 2017 to present the findings of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of El Salvador. Read more


The OECD Development Centre, the EU and development practitioners gathered to identify best strategies for youth well-being, 17 October 2017, Paris

 

‌An expert meeting on “National strategies and global responses for youth well-being” was organised in Paris on 17 October. The meeting gathered donors, development experts and practitioners working in the youth field to share experiences on youth policies and programmes. Read more 

 


Cambodia: National training on Monitoring and Evaluation, 3-5 October 2017, Phnom Penh 

As part of the capacity building component of the project, the OECD Development Centre in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and the MDF-Asia Training and Consultancy organised a training workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of policies and programmes for youth. The workshop was held in Phnom Penh, 3-5 October 2017 gathering 25 participants from capital and local governments. Read more

 


Peru: The OECD Development Centre launched the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Peru study, 3 August 2017, Lima

 

‌The OECD launched the Youth Well-being policy review of Peru study in a high level event organized on Thursday 3rd August in Lima. The event was attended by Mr. Fernando Cáceres, Vice Minister of Education; Mr. Carlos Tengan, National Secretary for Youth and Mr. Steefan Pauwels, Head of the Cooperation Section of the European Union Delegation to Peru. Read more


A National Youth Strategy would help Peru reap its demographic dividend, says new OECD Development Centre study 

Final Conference PeruWith 26.9% of its population aged between 15 and 29, Peru has a demographic dividend to reap that can further boost its development. It is expected to last until the year 2038, after which the share of the dependent population will be larger than the working-age population. Adopting a National Youth Strategy would be a step forward to ensuring the well-being and active role of Peruvian youth in the economy and society, argues a new OECD Development Centre study titled Youth Well-being Policy Review of Peru. Read more


Youth Inclusion photo contest: Take a shot at your future

 
On the occasion of the International Youth Day 2017, the EU and OECD Development Centre, in the framework of the Youth Inclusion project, invite you to share your views and aspirations regarding the future of work through a powerful photo. We want to know your aspirations and the implications for youth policies! Read more

   


 European Development Days 2017: Youth well-being policy reviews in Côte d'Ivoire, 7 june 2017, Brussels

 

The OECD Development Centre offered a copy of the Youth Well-being policy review of Côte d’Ivoire to the Ivorian Minister for the Promotion of Youth, Youth Employment, and Civic Engagement, Sidi Tiémoko Touré, during the European Development Days 2017 (7 June 2017, Brussels). Click here for the photo gallery of the conference

 


Côte d'Ivoire: Final workshop, 18-20 April 2017, Abidjan

The OECD Development Centre organized, together with the Ministry of Youth (Ministére de la Promotion de la Jeunesse – MPJEJSC), a workshop to present and discuss the results of the Youth Well-being policy reviews in Côte d’Ivoire, developed in the framework of the EU-OECD Youth Inclusion project. Read more

 


OECD Development Matters: Youth Employment and Inclusive Growth: Part of the same coin in Cambodia

Some countries in the South Asia and Pacific region are experiencing a rapid increase in the number of working-age people. This will create some opportunities as it will contribute to reducing the dependency ratio and increasing the possibilities for social cohesion policies. But if these people fail to find decent jobs, then per capita income may slow down. 

Read the full blog post: Youth Employment and Inclusive Growth: Part of the same coin in Cambodia

 


El Salvador: Mid-term review workshop, 31 January - 2 February 2017

The OECD organized together with the Instituto Nacional de Juventud of El Salvador a workshop to discuss the preliminary results of the background papers prepared for the El Salvador Country Report. Read more

 


Moldova: Mid-term review workshop, 2 December 2016, Chisinau

The OECD organized together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Moldova a multi-stakeholder workshop in Chisinau, Moldova, on the 02 December 2016.  Read more

 


Viet Nam : Mid-term review workshop, 15 November 2016, Hanoi

On 15 November 2016, the OECD Development Centre and the Ministry of Home Affairs organized a workshop to review the first findings of the Youth Inclusion project.  Read more

 


Viet Nam: National training on Monitoring and Evaluation, 17-18 November 2016, Can Tho 

As part of the capacity building objective of the project, the OECD together with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) organised a training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for 50  local government officials from six provinces working at province, district and commune levels.  Read more

 


‌Togo: National workshop, 28 Septembre 2016, Lomé 

 

On 28 September 2016, the OECD Development Center in partnership with the Ministry of Grassroots Development, Crafts, Youth, and Youth Employment, and the Delegation of the European Union organized a workshop to review the first findings of the Youth Inclusion project.  Read more

 


European Development Days: “Better policies for better youth livelihoods”, 16 June 2016, Brussels

 

The OECD Development Centre took part in the European Development Days 2016. In collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat, the OECD organized the session “Better policies for better youth livelihoods” where the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council and OECD presented their initiatives in implementing programmes and influencing youth participation in policy making.  Read more

 


Cambodia : Mid-term review workshop, 17 May 2016, Phnom Penh

The OECD Development Centre organized together with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of Cambodia a multistakeholders workshop to discuss the results of the Youth Inclusion project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on the 17 May 2016.  Read more

 


Peru: Mid-term review workshop, 12 May 2016, Lima

The OECD organised together with the Secretaría Nacional de la Juventud (SENAJU) and the Ministry of Education of Peru a multi-stakeholder workshop in Lima, Peru, on the 12 May 2016.  Read more

 


Côte d’Ivoire : Brainstorming workshop, 5-6 April 2016, Abijan

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‌The OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the Presidency of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire and the Ministry for the Promotion of Youth, Youth Employment and Civic Service, held a brainstorming workshop to discuss "The National Youth Policy (NPC) 2016-2020". This workshop was organized as part of the Youth Inclusion project.  Read more

 

 


 

 

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