Guatemala’s entry into the OECD Development Centre marks a significant stride in support of the country’s development agenda. It also strengthens the Centre’s global representativeness and institutional cooperation with Central America and the Latin America and the Caribbean region more broadly.
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The ‘Together to Achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030’ conference brought together ministers, policy makers and civil society to discuss the achievements and challenges of building universal social protection systems and ensuring sustainable and equitable finance for social protection.
Today, we stand exactly 10 years, 10 months and 10 days away from the deadline for achieving SDG number 1: the complete eradication of extreme poverty. This means that we have 566 weeks left to lift just under 10% of the world’s population –around 700 million people – out of extreme poverty. We need to accelerate.
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The main objective of this study is to shed light on the potential of local value chains to create more, better and sustainable jobs for rural youth in developing countries.
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The main objective of this study is to inform decision makers on the need to act on the broad misalignment between youth employment preferences and the reality of labour market.
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The main objective of this study is to contribute to the ongoing debate on the role of youth entrepreneurship in generating employment in developing countries. It prompts a series of questions that are crucial to helping policy makers leverage the youth entrepreneurship potential for decent job creation.
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he Call to Action refers to earlier member State commitments to develop nationally owned social protection systems for all, including floors, as articulated in the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015.
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This study identifies possible futures and explores new paths for action in six countries in East Africa – Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. It highlights seven grand challenges that confront social protection policy makers in the region and discusses which policy directions are most appropriate for tackling today’s social protection needs and preparing for those of tomorrow.