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The global population of young people (ages 15-24 years old) accounts for more than a quarter of the world's population. Over 85 percent of the 1.2 billion young persons live in developing countries, in many places, youth represent 30 percent of the population and the numbers are growing.
Social protection policies play an important role in enhancing social cohesion by reducing inequalities, preventing social exclusion and limiting downward mobility.
Collaborative Partner Donor Evaluation
The Southeast Asian region has the potential to attract significant amounts of international investment in the coming years. To help ASEAN countries address the challenges that arise from an increased openness to investment, this report analyses the region's investment climate and suggests ways to bring about a greater convergence of both policies and outcomes for the countries involved.
The African economy is undergoing diversification and becoming more integrated into the world economy. But whether the current pace of change is sufficient to achieve lasting structural transformation is another question.In order for GVCs to contribute positively to structural change, policy also needs to adapt.
The NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative aims to strengthen the capacity of African countries to design and implement reforms that improve their business climate and raise the profile of Africa as an investment destination.
Public policies play a key role in maximising the benefits and minimising the costs of migration, both in countries of origin and destination. In such contexts, we explore the value of incorporating migration into development strategies while ensuring policy coherence for development.
Our work examines the relationship between migration and gender and the associated policy implications. We explore in particular the determinants of female migration, the impact of migration on women’s empowerment and their human rights, as well as gender-specific experiences of migration.
Given that South-South migration – accounting for 36% of global migration – differs from migration to OECD countries in important ways, our work seeks to help policy makers create policies that address South-South migration and are in line with comprehensive development strategies.
Our work investigates the forces and dynamics that propel people to move -- the drivers of migration. Furthermore, we focus on exploring the manifold aspects of the significant impact that migration has on development.