It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the OECD for the 2018 Global Forum on Development. My particular thanks to Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark for opening the Forum with me this morning.
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.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Beijing from 24 to 26 March 2018 to attend the China Development Forum.
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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.
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The OECD Development Centre launched the Youth Well-being policy review of Peru study in a high level event organized on Thursday 3rd August in Lima. The event was attended by Mr. Fernando Cáceres, Vice Minister of Education; Mr. Carlos Tengan, National Secretary for Youth and Mr. Steefan Pauwels, Head of the Cooperation Section of the European Union Delegation to Peru.
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An expert meeting on “National strategies and global responses for youth well-being” was organised in Paris on 17 October, gathering donors, development experts and practitioners working in the youth field to share experiences on youth policies and programmes.
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In Viet Nam, young persons aged 15-29 currently account for a quarter of the country’s population. This is the highest youth population ever for Viet Nam, providing the country with a unique socio-economic development opportunity. Young people represent an asset for the nation’s prosperity which can only be tapped if they have access to quality education, healthcare, decent employment and active social and political lives.
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Esta es la agenda del taller final de Inclusión juvenil en El Salvador. El evento fue organizado en San Salvador el jueves 16 de noviembre de 2017 para presentar los hallazgos de la Estudio de bienestar y políticas de juventud en El Salvador.
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This is the agenda of the Youth inclusion final workshop in Viet Nam. Ms Naoko Ueda presented the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Viet Nam in a high-level event organised on 22 November, in collaboration with the MOHA and Germany’s Hanns Seidel Foundation.
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The meeting brings together development experts and practitioners in the youth field to share experiences in implementing youth policies and to identify innovative approaches to scale up into development strategies.