Following the end of the civil war in 1992, El Salvador has undergone substantial economic, political, and social change. Young people aged 15-24, accounting for 20.8% of the total population in 2014, play a significant role in the development process of a country that is characterized by one of the highest criminal rates in the world.
We face the challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in a world faced with multiple and diverse forms of crisis. What do the SDGs mean for countries where families have to flee their homes to escape conflict, where rising sea levels threaten lives, livelihoods and infrastructure, and where economies are devastated by the impact of epidemics or terrorism?
More than three decades of high economic growth have allowed China to reach the upper-middle income country category but the recent slowdown makes the so-called middle-income trap a potential challenging scenario for the country, says the Development Centre at the 2016 China Development Forum
The middle-income trap is a much discussed issue and has been prominently analysed inter alia by the DRC and the World Bank in their China 2030 report. Building on existing discussions, the session will feature the results of the Latin American Economic Outlook 2016, which explores the evolving partnership between China and Latin America face to the middle-income trap and a challenging global economic landscape.
Despite a continuing slowdown in economic growth, tax revenues in Latin American and Caribbean countries rose slightly in 2014, as a proportion of national incomes, according to new data from the annual Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean publication.
The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Viet Nam
According to the 2009 Census, there were 16.6 million people aged 15-24 in Viet Nam, accounting for 19.4% of the total population. This page will present an overview of resent work on youth in the country.
The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Peru.
Peru's population is characterized by great ethnic, linguistic, socio-economic and geographic diversity with youth accounting for 19.1% of the total population. This page will present an overview of resent work on youth in the country.
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The first edition of the EMnet Asia Policy Note (2015) provides insights and suggested policy recommendations from the business sector on innovation challenges in Asia. The Note gives an overview of the innovation landscape in Asia, offers business insights on innovation-related challenges and assesses policy makers’ efforts to support private sector-led innovation for development.