Promoting youth inclusion makes good sense for progress. First, young people not only shape the present of any country, but they will also profoundly determine its future. Second, young people are at a stage in life characterised by a high capacity to learn and acquire skills and, in general, positive attitudes towards participation in society.
The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India is a bi-annual publication on regional economic growth, development and regional integration in Emerging Asia. It focuses on the economic conditions of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. It also addresses relevant economic issues in China and India to fully reflect economic developments in the region. The 2017 edition of the Outlook comprises four main parts, each highlighting a particular dimension of recent economic developments in the region. The first part presents the regional economic monitor, depicting the near-term and medium-term economic outlooks, as well as macroeconomic and regional integration challenges in the region. The second part discusses the recent progress made in key aspects of regional integration. The third part presents this edition's special focus: addressing energy challenges and renewable energy development in particular. The fourth part includes structural policy country notes offering specific recommendations.
2016 was yet another difficult year for global migration with a record number of deaths in the Mediterranean, mostly migrants and refugees from Africa, and unprecedented large influxes of refugees in many countries across the world.
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Closing remarks by Mr Gunter Nooke at the Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development that took place on 30 November and 1 December 2016
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Welcoming remarks by H.E. Mr Pierre Duquesne, Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based development that took place on 30 November and 1 December 2016
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Japan, one of the founding members of the OECD’s Development Centre in 1962, made a welcome return to the Centre last June and continues to show strong commitment to advancing sustainable development through constructive engagement with developing and emerging economies. The country has been a key player in development cooperation.
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Summary Moldova - Youth Project
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Welcoming remarks given by Mr. Ryotaro Suzuki, Minister, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of Japan to the OECD at the Seventh Plenary PD-NR Meeting
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Kazakhstan Thematic Focus on Strategic Investment Fund by Mr. Dastan Umirbayev, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting Department, Ministry of National Economy, Republic of Kazakhstan