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.
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This guide provides an overview of key challenges faced by youth in the countries studied and that the project considered being priority issue to be addressed urgently by governments and the development community.
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.
Political instability is increasing, while trust in democratic institutions is falling. The quality of democracy, market-economic systems and governance has fallen to its lowest level in 12 years. Polarisation and repression seem to define the current global landscape. These are the key findings of the latest Transformation Index of the Bertelsmann Stiftung (BTI) released in March 2018.
Though philanthropic flows are relatively modest compared to official development assistance (ODA), their contribution is substantial in certain sectors, according to a new OECD report. For the first time, Private Philanthropy for Development uses global, comparable data to analyse how private foundations are supporting development.
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This National Youth Survey of the Republic of Moldova was commissioned by the OECD to support the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Moldova. The Republic of Moldova one of the participating countries in the Youth Inclusion Project implemented by the OECD Development Centre and co-financed by the European Union. The survey and its report as conducted by the Center of Sociological Investigations and Marketing ”CBS-AXA”.
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The Youth Well-Being Policy Review of Jordan presents a snapshot of the situation of young people in Jordan with a special focus on youth’s labour market situation and civic engagement. In this launch the OECD will present the main findings, conclusions and recommendations of the review and brings together stakeholders to foster the exchange on topics relevant to youth well-being.
The Emerging Markets Network (EMnet) was established in 2007 by the OECD Development Centre as a platform of analysis, dialogue and experience sharing between multinationals of OECD countries and their emerging-world counterparts.